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Highlight Code Converter


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 4/4/2017.

Highlight converts sourcecode to HTML, XHTML, RTF, LaTeX, TeX, SVG, BBCode and terminal escape sequences with coloured syntax highlighting. Language definitions and colour themes are customizable.

To install Highlight Code Converter, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install highlight --version 3.35

To upgrade Highlight Code Converter, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade highlight --version 3.35


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageArgs = @{
       packageName = 'highlight'
       fileType = 'exe'
       silentArgs = '/verysilent'
       url = ''
       checksum = 'd590b089d6549e1ead9263e2b628e807b39297f875e1999cb96bdc30b99b2395'
       checksumType = 'sha256'
       url64bit = ''
       checksum64 = 'e767e789ea658ba3718771a5f865e47d19585ef3a2f51d45da05450b92b36348'
       checksumType64 = 'sha256'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • André Simon


Release Notes

  • fixed code folding plugin to support Ruby conditional modifiers
  • fixed JSON definition (thanks to Timothee Cour)
  • fixed output of unknown syntax warning with applied force switch (thanks to Andy)
  • added state trace parameter to Decorate plug-in function
  • added GDScript definition and edit-godot theme (thanks to Tristano Ajmone)
  • updated SWIG code samples
  • updated Artistic Style lib (SVN Rev. 553)
  • revised docs
  • CLI: fixed creation of hidden files if output filename is prepended by its input path
  • CLI: added switch --stdout (

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Highlight Code Converter 3.43 102 Tuesday, May 1, 2018 approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.41 172 Monday, January 15, 2018 approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.40 202 Wednesday, October 25, 2017 approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.39 245 Tuesday, August 1, 2017 approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.36 225 Wednesday, April 5, 2017 approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.35 178 Wednesday, March 1, 2017 approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.34 231 Sunday, January 1, 2017 approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.33 252 Thursday, November 3, 2016 approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.32 226 Monday, September 26, 2016 approved
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