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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 3/7/2018.

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

C:\> choco install lightshot.install

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C:\> choco upgrade lightshot.install


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url = ''
    $url64 = ''
    $packageArgs = @{
        packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
        unzipLocation  = $toolsDir
        fileType       = 'exe'
        url            = $url
        url64bit       = $url64
        softwareName   = 'lightshot.install*'
        checksum       = '18A6E22D8F806F6757D5796FE08B37F0'
        checksumType   = 'md5'
        checksum64     = '18A6E22D8F806F6757D5796FE08B37F0'
        checksumType64 = 'md5'
        validExitCodes = @(0, 3010, 1641)
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Software Author(s)

  • Skillbrains


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Lightshot 711 Wednesday, November 29, 2017 approved
Lightshot 327 Wednesday, October 18, 2017 approved

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