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install4j (Install)


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This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.
  • Meta/virtual (*) - has a dependency on the *.install or the *.portable package - it is provided for discoverability and for other packages to take a dependency on.
  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
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This package was approved as a trusted package on 7/17/2019.

install4j is a powerful multi-platform Java installer builder that generates native installers and application launchers for Java applications.



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  • This package installs a 90 day trial of either Multi-Platform or Windows Edition.
  • Trial begins once activated after initial execution.
  • Internet connection required for trial activation (alternatively, request an activation key via email)

To install install4j (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install install4j.install

To upgrade install4j (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade install4j.install


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'install4j.install'
    $installerType = 'exe'
    $silentArgs = '-q'
    $url = ''
    $checksum = '6e7dde41388f5ad87fe764972d30f07945e7dd47736d3867b8856a29bd7e87e6'
    $checksumType = 'sha256'
    $url64 = ''
    $checksum64 = '84db72f7484d5c3ccfadae31a08d102785021bfecce79bab9202aa0229e870c1'
    $checksumType64 = 'sha256'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    Install-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                              -FileType "$installerType" `
                              -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                              -Url "$url" `
                              -Url64bit "$url64" `
                              -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes `
                              -Checksum "$checksum" `
                              -ChecksumType "$checksumType" `
                              -Checksum64 "$checksum64" `
                              -ChecksumType64 "$checksumType64"
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'install4j.install'
    $packageSearch = "install4j.install 7.0.11"
    $installerType = 'exe'
    $silentArgs = '-q'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    Get-ItemProperty -Path @( 'HKLM:\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*',
                              'HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*' ) `
                     -ErrorAction:SilentlyContinue `
    | Where-Object   { $_.DisplayName -like "$packageSearch" } `
    | ForEach-Object { Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                                                   -FileType "$installerType" `
                                                   -SilentArgs "$($silentArgs)" `
                                                   -File "$($_.UninstallString.Replace('"',''))" `
                                                   -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes }

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Dr Ingo Kegel


© 2001 ej-technologies GmbH


Release Notes



  • Automatically built and uploaded by dtgm

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
install4j (Install) 7.0.9 38 Sunday, March 3, 2019 approved
install4j (Install) 7.0.6 99 Saturday, July 28, 2018 approved
install4j (Install) 7.0.4 212 Friday, February 16, 2018 approved
install4j (Install) 7.0.2 194 Saturday, September 23, 2017 approved
install4j (Install) 7.0.1 219 Thursday, July 27, 2017 approved
install4j (Install) 6.1.5 257 Friday, February 24, 2017 approved
install4j (Install) 6.1.4 251 Wednesday, November 30, 2016 approved
install4j (Install) 6.1.3 230 Thursday, October 20, 2016 approved
install4j (Install) 6.1.2 244 Wednesday, June 22, 2016 approved
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