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Sylpheed (Install)


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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 6/26/2019.

Sylpheed is a simple, lightweight but featureful, and easy-to-use e-mail client. Sylpheed provides intuitive user-interface. Sylpheed is also designed for keyboard-oriented operation, so Sylpheed can be widely used from beginners to power users. Sylpheed runs on many systems such as Windows, Linux, BSD, Mac OS X and other Unix-like systems. Sylpheed uses GTK+ GUI toolkit. The newest version of Sylpheed works with GTK+ 2.4 or later (2.6 or later is recommended). Sylpheed is a free software distributed under the GNU GPL (the library part is GNU LGPL). You can freely use, modify and redistribute it under the license.


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

C:\> choco install sylpheed

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

C:\> choco upgrade sylpheed


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageName  = 'sylpheed'
    $fileType     = 'exe'
    $url          = ''
    $softwareName = 'sylpheed*'
    $checksum     = '4eadfc0b45a02be5c6142b1db7843563eeb6bac567ba88cf4e14cbe399b4c245'
    $checksumType = 'sha256'
    $silentArgs   = '/S'
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      fileType      = $fileType
      url           = $url
      softwareName  = $softwareName
      checksum      = $checksum
      checksumType  = $checksumType
      silentArgs    = $silentArgs
      validExitCodes= @(0)
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Hiroyuki Yamamoto


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Sylpheed (Install) 249 Wednesday, October 11, 2017 approved
sylpheed 570 Sunday, June 29, 2014 approved
sylpheed 3.4.2 241 Sunday, June 29, 2014 approved

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