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This package was approved by moderator AdmiringWorm on 6/20/2018.

A simple tool for spontaneous, local network file transfers. Supports Windows, Mac and Linux PCs and Android phones.


- No setup required
- Automatically detects files offered by other computers and displays them
- Can transfer single files, folders or a combination of both
- Allows transfers between different platforms/operating systems
- Transfers files as fast as your home network allows to


- Runs on Windows, OS X and Linux PCs with Java 7 installed.
- Runs on Android >= 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)

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

C:\> choco install lanxchange

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

C:\> choco upgrade lanxchange


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'lanxchange'
    $url = '' 
    $fileName = "lxc.exe"
    $linkName = "lxc.lnk"
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      unzipLocation = $toolsDir
      fileType      = 'zip'
      url           = $url
      softwareName  = $packageName
      checksum      = '18fb4e05a8cf858baf1ff3b079be63eb6228424eb5de596f3cc604dbb8fa2102'
      checksumType  = 'sha256'
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
    #install start menu shortcut
    $programs = [environment]::GetFolderPath([environment+specialfolder]::Programs)
    $shortcutFilePath = Join-Path $programs $linkName 
    $targetPath = Join-Path $toolsDir $fileName
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath $shortcutFilePath -targetPath $targetPath
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $linkName = "lxc.lnk"
    $programs = [environment]::GetFolderPath([environment+specialfolder]::Programs)
    $shortcutFilePath = Join-Path $programs $linkName
    if(Test-Path $shortcutFilePath) {
        del $shortcutFilePath

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • tfg13


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