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This package was approved by moderator mwrock on 10/26/2014.

PSPad – editor for developers for Microsoft Windows systems

The universal freeware editor, useful for people who:

work with plain text – the editor has a wealth of formatting functions, including a spell checker

create web pages – as a web authoring editor, PSPad contains many unique tools that save your time

want to use a good IDE for their compiler – PSPad catches and parses compiler output, integrates external help files, compares versions and much more …

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

C:\> choco install pspad --version 4.5.8

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

C:\> choco upgrade pspad --version 4.5.8


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'pspad'
    $installerType = 'exe'
    $url = ''
    $silentArgs = ' /VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART /SP-' # "/s /S /q /Q /quiet /silent /SILENT /VERYSILENT" # try any of these to get the silent installer #msi is always /quiet
    $validExitCodes = @(0) #please insert other valid exit codes here, exit codes for ms
    Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url" -validExitCodes $validExitCodes

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Software Author(s)

  • DownloadBestSoft


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
PSPad 5.0.0 147 Tuesday, May 8, 2018 approved
PSPad 1892 Tuesday, July 25, 2017 approved
PSPad 4.5.9 2150 Sunday, March 1, 2015 approved
PSPad 4.5.8 538 Saturday, October 18, 2014 approved

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