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This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 3/26/2017.

A small build system with focus on speed

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

C:\> choco install ninja

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

C:\> choco upgrade ninja


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'ninja'
    $url = ''
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage $packagename $url $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)

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Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Ninja 1.7.1 9061 Sunday, June 12, 2016 approved
Ninja 1.6.0 5508 Thursday, July 23, 2015 approved
Ninja 1.5.3 429 Wednesday, February 25, 2015 approved
Ninja 1.5.1 513 Wednesday, August 13, 2014  

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