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rclone (Install)


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 6/25/2019.

Rclone is a command line program to sync files and directories to and from different cloud storage solutions

To install rclone (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install rclone.install

To upgrade rclone (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade rclone.install


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $installPath = "$env:ProgramFiles\rclone"
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName    = 'rclone.install'
      url            = ''
      url64Bit       = ''
      checksum       = '7bc33e1d3a79dada96582c123a8ff7ed834d99f04fbc6cc294f1646f883bcfb1'
      checksum64     = 'ccff7549455b07e95049afb778daf8fa9c83ade11fa780f65ef8e7c20bc1fbdc'
      checksumType   = 'sha256'
      checksumType64 = 'sha256'
      unzipLocation  = $installPath
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
    $zipPath = (get-item "$installPath/rclone*").Name
    $finalPath = "$installPath/$zipPath"
    Install-ChocolateyPath -PathToInstall $finalPath
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $installFolder = Join-Path $env:ProgramFiles 'rclone'
    Remove-Item -Path $installFolder -Recurse -Confirm:$false -Force

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Nick Craig-Wood


Copyright (C) 2012 by Nick Craig-Wood


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
rclone (Install) 1.38 688 Monday, October 23, 2017 approved
rclone (Install) 1.36 695 Wednesday, March 29, 2017 approved
rclone (Install) 205 Wednesday, March 29, 2017 approved
rclone (Install) 1.35 211 Monday, March 13, 2017 approved

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