Downloads of v 0.5.18:


Last Update:

11 Dec 2014

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Jim Burton


cryptocurrency bitcoin digital-wallet


This is not the latest version of MultiBit available.

0.5.18 | Updated: 11 Dec 2014



Downloads of v 0.5.18:



Software Author(s):

  • Jim Burton

MultiBit 0.5.18

This is not the latest version of MultiBit available.

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


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


To uninstall MultiBit, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade multibit -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade multibit -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure multibit installed
    name: multibit
    state: present
    version: 0.5.18
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

Coming early 2020! Central Managment Reporting available now! More information...

chocolatey_package 'multibit' do
  action    :install
  version  '0.5.18'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: multibit,
    Version: 0.5.18,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller multibit
   Name     = 'multibit'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '0.5.18'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'multibit':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '0.5.18',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install multibit version="0.5.18" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 15 Dec 2014.


MultiBit relies on the following technologies:

  • Maven as the build system, so the usual Maven processes apply. If you're not familiar with Maven then download it first and follow their installation instructions.
  • ZXing ("Zebra Crossing") for QR codes
  • Bitcoinj for access to the Bitcoin network
  • IzPack for creating installers for Windows, Mac, Linux
  • Bitcoinj Enforcer Rules to prevent dependency chain attacks
  • XChange for access to several Bitcoin exchanges

Getting started:

try {
	$packageName = 'multibit'
	$installerType = 'exe'
	$url = ''
	$silentArgs = '/S'
	$validExitCodes = @(0)

	Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url" -validExitCodes "$validExitCodes"
} catch {
    Write-ChocolateyFailure $packageName $($_.Exception.Message)
try {
    $packageName = 'multibit'
    $fileType = 'exe'
    $silentArgs = '/S'
    $unFile = "${Env:ProgramFiles}\digiKam\Uninstall.exe"
    $unFilex86 = "${Env:ProgramFiles(x86)}\digiKam\Uninstall.exe"
    $validExitCodes = @(0)

    if (Test-Path "$unFilex86") {$file = "$unFilex86"}
    if (Test-Path "$unFile") {$file = "$unFile"}
    if ((Test-Path "$unFile") -or (Test-Path "$unFilex86")) {
        Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $fileType $silentArgs $file -validExitCodes $validExitCodes
    Write-ChocolateySuccess $packageName
} catch {
    Write-ChocolateyFailure $packageName $($_.Exception.Message)

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In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Version Downloads Last Updated Status
MultiBit 0.5.18 575 Thursday, December 11, 2014 Approved

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