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This package was approved as a trusted package on 8/4/2015.

io.js is an npm compatible platform originally based on node.js™.

To install io.js, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install io.js

To upgrade io.js, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade io.js


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'io.js'
    $fileType = 'msi'
    $url32 = ''
    $url64 = ''
    $silentArgs = '/quiet'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $fileType "$silentArgs" "$url32" "$url64"
  • content\ Show
    # io.js on Chocolatey NuGet
    [io.js]( is an npm compatible platform originally based on node.js™
    [Chocolatey NuGet]( is a Windows package manager
    ## install
    C:\> choco install io.js
    Chocolatey works best from an elevated permissions PowerShell console.
    ## problems and issues
    If you have a problem installing io.js using this package, please open a GitHub issue at
    ## maintainer
    @jden <[email protected]>
    ## license
    Any of the scripts, configuration, and code in this repo are public domain CC-0 except where noted.
    [io.js has its own license](
  • content\package.json Show
      "name": "iojs",
      "version": "0.0.0",
      "description": "tools to build the chocolatey io.js package",
      "main": "index.js",
      "author": "jden <[email protected]>",
      "license": "ISC",
      "scripts": {
        "make": "choco pack",
        "test": "echo \"Error: no test specified\" && exit 1"

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • io.js contributors


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
io.js 2.4.0 354 Monday, July 20, 2015 approved
io.js 2.2.1 453 Tuesday, June 9, 2015 approved
io.js 2.0.1 410 Wednesday, May 13, 2015 approved
io.js 2.0.0 334 Tuesday, May 5, 2015 approved
io.js 1.8.1 342 Wednesday, April 22, 2015 approved
io.js 1.7.1 330 Wednesday, April 15, 2015 approved
io.js 1.6.4 275 Saturday, April 11, 2015 approved
io.js 1.6.2 387 Thursday, March 26, 2015 approved
io.js 1.3.0 404 Friday, February 20, 2015 approved
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