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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


  • 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"
  • 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](
  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'io.js'
    $fileType = 'msi'
    $url32 = ''
    $url64 = ''
    $silentArgs = '/quiet'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $fileType "$silentArgs" "$url32" "$url64"

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Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.


This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • io.js contributors


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
io.js 2.4.0 359 Monday, July 20, 2015 approved
io.js 2.2.1 465 Tuesday, June 9, 2015 approved
io.js 2.0.1 414 Wednesday, May 13, 2015 approved
io.js 2.0.0 342 Tuesday, May 5, 2015 approved
io.js 1.8.1 350 Wednesday, April 22, 2015 approved
io.js 1.7.1 335 Wednesday, April 15, 2015 approved
io.js 1.6.4 280 Saturday, April 11, 2015 approved
io.js 1.6.2 395 Thursday, March 26, 2015 approved
io.js 1.3.0 411 Friday, February 20, 2015 approved
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