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This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 2/4/2016.

Soulseek is an ad-free, spyware free, just plain free file sharing network for Windows, Mac and Linux. Our rooms, search engine and search correlation system make it easy for you to find people with similar interests, and make new discoveries!

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

C:\> choco install soulseek --version 2016.1.24

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

C:\> choco upgrade soulseek --version 2016.1.24


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageName = 'soulseek'
    $exeName     = 'ssk.exe'
    $url32       = ''
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName            = $packageName
      fileType               = 'EXE'
      url                    = $url32
      silentArgs             = '/S'
      validExitCodes         = @(0)
      registryUninstallerKey = $packageName
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    #$exePath = gp HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Classes\Directory\background\shell\dnGREP\command -ea 0 | select -expand '(default)'
    #$exePath = $exePath -split '"' | select -Index 1
    #if (Test-Path $exePath) {
        #"Installation directory: " + (Split-Path $exePath -Parent)
        #$AppPathKey = "Registry::HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\$exeName"
        #If (!(Test-Path $AppPathKey)) {New-Item "$AppPathKey" | Out-Null}
        #Set-ItemProperty -Path $AppPathKey -Name "(Default)" -Value $exePath

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Nir Arbel




Release Notes


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Soulseek 2016.4.24.20160708 455 Sunday, August 7, 2016 approved
Soulseek 2016.4.24 239 Thursday, May 5, 2016 approved
Soulseek 2016.1.24 274 Thursday, February 4, 2016 approved

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