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Git Large File Storage


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 7/23/2019.

Git Large File Storage (LFS) replaces large files such as audio samples, videos, datasets, and graphics with text pointers inside Git, while storing the file contents on a remote server like or GitHub Enterprise.


  • Large file versioning: Version large files-even those as large as a couple GB in size with Git.
  • More repository space: Host more in your Git repositories. External file storage makes it easy to keep your repository at a manageable size.
  • Faster cloning and fetching: Download less data. This means faster cloning and fetching from repositories that deal with large files.
  • Same Git workflow: Work like you always do on Git-no need for additional commands, secondary storage systems, or toolsets.
  • Same access controls and permissions: Keep the same access controls and permissions for large files as the rest of your Git repository when working with a remote host like GitHub.

To install Git Large File Storage, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install git-lfs

To upgrade Git Large File Storage, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade git-lfs


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Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Git Large File Storage 2.7.2 4767 Tuesday, April 23, 2019 approved
Git Large File Storage 2.7.1 2767 Wednesday, February 27, 2019 approved
Git Large File Storage 2.7.0 1285 Saturday, February 16, 2019 approved
Git Large File Storage 2.6.1 3345 Tuesday, December 4, 2018 approved
Git Large File Storage 2.6.0 1679 Sunday, November 4, 2018 approved
Git Large File Storage 2.5.1 4382 Friday, August 3, 2018 approved
Git Large File Storage 2.4.2 2891 Tuesday, May 29, 2018 approved
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