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Maxthon (Portable)

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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.
  • Install (*.install/*.app (deprecated naming convention)) - uses native installers, usually requires administrative access to install.
Learn more about chocolatey's distinction of installed versus portable apps and/or learn about this kind of package.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 1/16/2018.

Maxthon is a state-of-the-art, multi-platform web browser that regularly outperforms other top browsers and offers users a seamless browsing and sharing experience.
Thanks to our supporters, Maxthon is a global phenomenon: a community � of friends, colleagues
and fans � who believe surfing the web should be fast and fun.

To install Maxthon (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install maxthon.commandline

To upgrade Maxthon (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade maxthon.commandline


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $toolsDir = Split-Path -Parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName  = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
      url          = ''
      checksum     = '8e23221b3f9b91e351c8cd844cebe7a43f6004d8dbac29391ee82f9f27179e60'
      checksumType = 'sha256'
      destination  = $toolsDir
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
  • tools\MaxthonPortable\Bin\Maxthon.exe.gui
  • tools\MaxthonPortable\Bin\MxAppLoader.exe.ignore
  • tools\MaxthonPortable\Bin\MxCrashReport.exe.ignore

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Maxthon International Limited


1999–2012 Maxthon International Limited. All Rights Reserved.


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Maxthon (Portable) 29 Thursday, January 4, 2018 approved
Maxthon (Portable) 36 Thursday, December 28, 2017 approved
Maxthon (Portable) 26 Friday, December 22, 2017 approved
Maxthon (Portable) 52 Saturday, November 25, 2017 approved
Maxthon (Portable) 645 Monday, October 10, 2016 approved
Maxthon (Portable) 179 Monday, June 6, 2016 approved
Maxthon (Portable) 152 Sunday, May 8, 2016 approved
Maxthon (Portable) 171 Saturday, February 27, 2016 approved
Maxthon (Portable) 229 Monday, November 2, 2015 approved
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