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Syncthing GTK

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 7/26/2019.

GTK3 & python based GUI and notification area icon for Syncthing, that is an open, trustworthy and decentralized syncing service.

Supported Syncthing features:

  • Everything what WebUI can display
  • Adding / editing / deleting nodes
  • Adding / editing / deleting repositories
  • Restart / shutdown server
  • Editing daemon settings

Additional features:

  • First run wizard for initial configuration
  • Running Syncthing daemon in background
  • Half-automatic setup for new nodes and repositories
  • Filesystem watching and instant synchronization using inotify
  • Desktop notifications

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

C:\> choco install syncthing-gtk

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

C:\> choco upgrade syncthing-gtk


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'syncthing-gtk'
    $installerType = 'EXE'
    $url = ''
    $silentArgs = '/S'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url" -validExitCodes $validExitCodes
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'syncthing-gtk'
    $installerType = 'EXE'
    $silentArgs = '/S'
    $path = "$env:ProgramFiles\SyncthingGTK"
    $path86 = "${env:ProgramFiles(x86)}\SyncthingGTK"
    if (Test-Path $path) {
        Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $installerType $silentArgs "$path\uninstaller.exe"
    if (Test-Path $path86) {
        Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $installerType $silentArgs "$path86\uninstaller.exe"

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • syncthing
  • kozec


Release Notes

Windows fixes:

  • Non-ascii characters in config file may crash 1st run wizard
  • Missing library message when application starts
  • Upgraded GTK to latest version

This is Windows-only release. If you are on Linux, you can safely skip it

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Syncthing GTK 607 Monday, July 24, 2017 approved
Syncthing GTK 713 Sunday, February 19, 2017 approved
Syncthing GTK 0.9.1 1018 Wednesday, July 20, 2016 approved
Syncthing GTK 276 Saturday, July 9, 2016 approved
Syncthing GTK 247 Saturday, May 28, 2016 approved
Syncthing GTK 243 Tuesday, May 24, 2016 approved
Syncthing GTK 0.8.3 420 Saturday, April 9, 2016 approved
Syncthing GTK 0.8.2 517 Wednesday, February 10, 2016 approved
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