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FreeCommanderXE (Install)


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 8/6/2019.

FreeCommander is an easy-to-use alternative to the standard windows file manager.
The program helps you with daily work in Windows.

A summary about the main features in FreeCommander is available: [here](

NOTE: This is an automatically updated package created using the FreeCommanderXE MSI installer. This generally lags behind the release of a new version by around a week. If you find it is out of date by more than a week, please contact the maintainer(s) and let them know the package is no longer updating correctly.

To install FreeCommanderXE (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install freecommander-xe.install

To upgrade FreeCommanderXE (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade freecommander-xe.install


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageName= $env:ChocolateyPackageName
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url        = ''
    $setupName  = 'FreeCommanderXE-32-public_setup.exe'
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      unzipLocation = $toolsDir
      fileType      = 'EXE'
      url           = $url
      softwareName  = 'FreeCommander XE*'
      checksum      = 'd92e0dc33094f0dad293d560dc95a1293b4ce025b2cc1f93d435535ba919d017'
      checksumType  = 'SHA256' #default is md5, can also be sha1, sha256 or sha512
      validExitCodes= @(0)
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
    $packageArgs.file = Join-Path -Path $toolsDir -ChildPath $setupName
    Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage @packageArgs

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Marek Jasinski


2018 Marek Jasinski


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
FreeCommanderXE (Install) 2019.790.0.20181221 2303 Friday, December 21, 2018 approved
FreeCommanderXE (Install) 2019.790 252 Thursday, December 20, 2018 approved
FreeCommanderXE (Install) 2018.770 4233 Saturday, March 10, 2018 approved
FreeCommanderXE (Install) 2017.740 217 Saturday, January 20, 2018 approved
freecommander-xe.install (Install) 2016.715 2766 Sunday, April 24, 2016 approved

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