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Nitro Reader

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This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 7/7/2017.

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

C:\> choco install nitroreader.install

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

C:\> choco upgrade nitroreader.install


  • tools\ChocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'nitroreader.install'
    $checksum = 'EE1E777D7D46B09C5DCCB16EF91B5F181581156B575283251336DDB0EA0B569D';
    $checksum64 = '77720C4A6E1DDE7B0790A3375E0120821A2147307F62E0584B066F54E5200CE8';
    $msiChecksum = 'B34290DFC9558E3B639F5AD557DF3444212EB76D66941608068264AD8EC7F586';
    $msiChecksum64 = '2B29BB44A5E8A2F03F39E251EF00473E6C9A1A919E86CD3BA4CA330B14D5D3A0';
    ## Template VirtualEngine.Build ChocolateyInstall.ps1 file for extracted MSI installations
    $packageToolsPath = Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition;
    $packageDownloadPath = Join-Path -Path $packageToolsPath -ChildPath 'nitro_reader.exe';
    $getChocolateyWebFileParams = @{
        PackageName    = $packageName;
        FileFullPath   = $packageDownloadPath;
        Url            = '';
        Checksum       = $checksum;
        ChecksumType   = 'sha256';
        Url64bit       = '';
        Checksum64     = $checksum64;
        ChecksumType64 = 'sha256';
    Get-ChocolateyWebFile @getChocolateyWebFileParams;
    ## Extract Msi
    $packageExtractPath = Join-Path -Path $packageToolsPath -ChildPath 'nitro_reader.msi';
    Start-ChocolateyProcessAsAdmin -ExeToRun $packageDownloadPath -Statements "/EXTRACTMSI:$packageExtractPath" -Minimized;
    ## Install Msi
    $installChocolateyInstallPackageParams = @{
        PackageName    = $packageName;
        FileType       = 'MSI';
        SilentArgs     = '/qn /norestart';
        File           = $packageExtractPath;
        ValidExitCodes = @(0,3010);
        Checksum       = $msiChecksum;
        ChecksumType   = 'sha256';
        Checksum64     = $msiChecksum64;
        ChecksumType64 = 'sha256';
    Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage @installChocolateyInstallPackageParams;
  • tools\ChocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    ## Template VirtualEngine.Build ChocolateyUninstall.ps1 file for MSI installations
    try {
        Get-CimInstance -Class Win32_Product |
            Where { $_.Name -eq 'Nitro Reader 5' } |
                ForEach-Object {
                    $uninstallChocolateyPackageParams = @{
                        PackageName    = 'nitroreader.install';
                        FileType       = 'MSI';
                        SilentArgs     = "$($_.IdentifyingNumber) /qn /norestart"
                        ValidExitCodes = @(0,3010); 
                    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @$uninstallChocolateyPackageParams;
    catch {
        throw $_.Exception;

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Nitro Software Inc


(c) Copyright Nitro Software, Inc


Release Notes

The download link points to the latest version - not a specific package version.

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Nitro Reader 1129 Tuesday, March 10, 2015 approved
Nitro Reader 308 Wednesday, March 4, 2015 approved

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