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Nektra SpyStudio

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 5/20/2019.

Allows easy creation, comparison and exporting of process tracing data. Can also load procmon traces for comparison.

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

C:\> choco install spystudio

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

C:\> choco upgrade spystudio


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName = 'SpyStudio'
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      unzipLocation = $toolsDir
      url           = ''
      checksum      = '8314992B090BBA6CB53E94DE8957F98E0E150F3A'
      checksumtype  = 'sha1'
      url64         = ''
      checksum64    = '7DEA4A35800500B64F917F31F2A1B6AD4EF9DBFC'
      checksumtype64= 'sha1'
      validExitCodes= @(0, 3010, 1641)
    #Find whether there is a qualifying version of .NET installed
    If (((Test-Path "Registry::HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\NET Framework Setup\NDP\v3.5") -AND (!((get-itemproperty "Registry::HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\NET Framework Setup\NDP\v3.5").sp -ge 1))) -OR (![bool]((gci 'Registry::HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\NET Framework Setup\NDP') | select-string -pattern @('v4','v4.0') -simplematch)))
      Throw "Spy Studio requires .NET 3.5.1 or later.  You must either: [a] manually install a qualifying version of .NET after verifing it will not cause problems on this system, or [b] use procmon for your trace and analyze it using Spy Studio installed on another system that has .NET 3.5.1 or later.  FYI: You can install it using the package 'dotnet3.5'"
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
    Write-Output "***************************************************************************"
    Write-Output "*  INSTRUCTIONS: Type `"spystudio.exe`" to start SpyStudio.               *"
    Write-Output "*       More Info:   *"
    Write-Output "***************************************************************************"

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Nektra Advanced Computing


Nektra Advanced Computing


Release Notes


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Nektra SpyStudio 251 Thursday, March 17, 2016 approved
SpyStudio 324 Monday, June 22, 2015 approved

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