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18 Nov 2020

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Apple Inc.


itunes admin freeware cross-platform

iTunes | Updated: 18 Nov 2020



Downloads of v


Software Author(s):

  • Apple Inc.


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To install iTunes, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade iTunes, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall iTunes, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade itunes -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade itunes -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure itunes installed
    name: itunes
    state: present
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

Coming early 2020! Central Managment Reporting available now! More information...

chocolatey_package 'itunes' do
  action    :install
  version  ''
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: itunes,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller itunes
   Name     = 'itunes'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = ''
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'itunes':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install itunes version="" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 20 Nov 2020.


iTunes is the best way to organize and enjoy the music, movies, and TV shows you already have and shop for the ones you want to get. It's home to Apple Music, which gives you unlimited access to millions of songs, curated playlists,1 and Beats 1 radio, hosted by Zane Lowe and a team of acclaimed DJs. Enjoy all the entertainment iTunes has to offer on your Mac and PC.


This package installs iTunes, the required Apple Application Support component, Apple Mobile Device Support and Bonjour, but not the Apple Software Update component. The latter is intrusive and thus probably undesirable for many user because it recommends unnecessary additional software from Apple.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$version = ''

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = 'iTunes'
  fileType       = 'msi'
  url            = ''
  url64bit       = ''
  softwareName   = 'iTunes'
  checksum       = '3EC3C7B867369040347C291DA4601D7B121045C505EAA687608E03A53E65872F'
  checksumType   = 'sha256'
  checksum64     = 'fff4a32a59b2d78eb2807800d30a05e0b14d1b16dfb70ff0eae20b5a45079fa7'
  checksumType64 = 'sha256'
  silentArgs     = "/qn /norestart"
  validExitCodes = @(0, 2010, 1641)
  unzipLocation  = Get-PackageCacheLocation

$app = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $packageArgs.softwareName | Select-Object -first 1

if ($app -and ([version]$app.DisplayVersion -ge [version]$version) -and ($env:ChocolateyForce -ne $true)) {
  Write-Host "iTunes $version or higher is already installed."
  Write-Host "No need to download and install again"

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs

$msiFileList = (Get-ChildItem -Path $packageArgs.unzipLocation -Filter '*.msi' | Where-Object {
  $_.Name -notmatch 'AppleSoftwareUpdate*.msi'

foreach ($msiFile in $msiFileList) {
  $packageArgs.packageName = $msiFile.Name
  $packageArgs.file = $msiFile.FullName
  Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage @packageArgs

Remove-Item $packageArgs.unzipLocation -Recurse -Force -ea 0

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
iTunes 31221 Thursday, October 22, 2020 Approved
iTunes 35238 Thursday, September 17, 2020 Approved
iTunes 43615 Friday, July 31, 2020 Approved
iTunes 53089 Friday, May 22, 2020 Approved
iTunes 28015 Friday, April 17, 2020 Approved
iTunes 22472 Wednesday, March 25, 2020 Approved
iTunes 47838 Wednesday, January 29, 2020 Approved
iTunes 145978 Thursday, December 12, 2019 Approved
iTunes 235138 Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Approved
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