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This package was approved by moderator mkevenaar on 3/15/2019.

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  1. System proxy configuration
  2. PAC mode and global mode
  3. GFWList and user rules
  4. Supports HTTP proxy
  5. Supports server auto switching
  6. Supports UDP relay (see Usage)


  1. Find Shadowsocks icon in the notification tray
  2. You can add multiple servers in servers menu
  3. Select Enable System Proxy menu to enable system proxy. Please disable other
    proxy addons in your browser, or set them to use system proxy
  4. You can also configure your browser proxy manually if you don't want to enable
    system proxy. Set Socks5 or HTTP proxy to You can change this
    port in Servers -> Edit Servers

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

C:\> choco install shadowsocks

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

C:\> choco upgrade shadowsocks


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName = 'shadowsocks'
    $url = '' 
    $checksum = 'D39F61DBF2A753769C0EFB7712DD7BFA6E1D1593EBAED06150F206F3B6FF7DE2'
    $checksumType = 'sha256'
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                                 -Url "$url" `
                                 -UnzipLocation "$toolsDir" `
                                 -Checksum "$checksum" `
                                 -ChecksumType "$checksumType"

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Software Author(s)

  • shadowsocks




Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
shadowsocks 4.1.1 850 Tuesday, August 28, 2018 approved
shadowsocks 4.0.9 546 Sunday, March 18, 2018 approved
shadowsocks 4.0.8 217 Wednesday, February 21, 2018 approved
shadowsocks 4.0.7 264 Thursday, December 28, 2017 approved
shadowsocks 4.0.6 378 Wednesday, September 13, 2017 approved
shadowsocks 4.0.5 228 Friday, August 18, 2017 approved
shadowsocks 4.0.4 372 Thursday, June 8, 2017 approved
shadowsocks 4.0.2 226 Saturday, May 20, 2017 approved
shadowsocks 4.0.1 217 Thursday, April 27, 2017 approved
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