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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 12/6/2018.

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.


  • Tabbed document interface
  • Saves open tabs in case of program shutdown or system crash
  • Undo for any tabs accidentally closed
  • AD Hunter - an ad blocking utility that blocks pop-up ads, Web banner and floating ads in webpages
  • Adobe Flash, Java applet and ActiveX blocker
  • Support for custom skins
  • Customizable tabs and user interface
  • Programmable mouse gestures and mouse chording
  • External utility bar – a toolbar that allows you to open third-party programs
  • RSS reader
  • Supports many Internet Explorer plugins as well as plugins of its own
  • Partial Gecko engine support with the use of a third-party program
  • A user extensible search toolbar with 8 default search engines
  • Automatic updates
  • Groups – the ability to bookmark & open multiple pages simultaneously
  • URL aliases – open URLs by just typing a word in the address bar
  • Simple collector – a small notepad-like utility, used to collect text from web pages. Scripts and macros can be run in the current web page
  • Integrated web services – user extensible, including by default translators, Google's cached version of pages, Whois, and anonymous web proxies

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

C:\> choco install maxthon.commandline --version

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

C:\> choco upgrade maxthon.commandline --version


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $toolsDir = Split-Path -Parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName  = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
      url          = ''
      checksum     = 'bfc0a8e09260d9363434dcf41faa669c7fa1a77698a410887c695e42b20ced33'
      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) 25 Monday, June 17, 2019 approved
Maxthon (Portable) 27 Thursday, May 30, 2019 approved
Maxthon (Portable) 96 Thursday, March 14, 2019 approved
Maxthon (Portable) 47 Friday, March 1, 2019 approved
Maxthon (Portable) 115 Thursday, December 6, 2018 approved
Maxthon (Portable) 98 Wednesday, November 14, 2018 approved
Maxthon (Portable) 62 Monday, November 5, 2018 approved
Maxthon (Portable) 63 Thursday, November 1, 2018 approved
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