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Take Command (30-Day Trial) (Install)

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 1/13/2019.

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Enhancing the Windows Command Prompt and Batch Scripting

Take Command organizes your Windows command prompts

Take Command is a comprehensive interactive GUI and Windows command line toolkit that makes your Windows command prompts easier to use and far more powerful. Take Command includes optional Windows Explorer integration, tabbed console windows, and major enhancements to standard Windows CMD commands such as COPY, DEL, FOR, MOVE, REN, SET, and START And it and adds 200+ new commands, command line syntax coloring, vastly improved command line editing, programmable tab filename and directory completion, and thousands of other features.

In addition, Take Command is a powerful batch file programming tool, including an integrated IDE with a sophisticated editor and batch debugger. Take Command offers extensions such as DO loops, SWITCH statements, error and exception handling, system monitoring and event triggers, third-party plugins, and more than 690 built-in variables and functions.

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To install Take Command (30-Day Trial) (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install take-command

To upgrade Take Command (30-Day Trial) (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade take-command


  • tools\ChocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageName = 'take-command'
    $toolsDir    = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url         = ''
    $checksum    = '9CDBBA30BA685FCBC5640009F9AE8A64D7E2A680C6EB02401E0C6596A519878B'
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName    = $packageName
      unzipLocation  = $toolsDir
      fileType       = 'EXE'
      url            = $url
      checksum       = $checksum 
      checksumType   = 'sha256'
      softwareName   = 'Take Command*'
      silentArgs     = '/PASSIVE'
      validExitCodes = @(0) 
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs 

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • JP Software


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Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Take Command (30-Day Trial) (Install) 25 Monday, December 24, 2018 approved
Take Command (30-Day Trial) (Install) 37 Wednesday, December 12, 2018 approved
Take Command (30-Day Trial) (Install) 40 Saturday, October 20, 2018 approved
Take Command (30-Day Trial) (Install) 38 Monday, October 8, 2018 approved
Take Command (30-Day Trial) (Install) 56 Saturday, September 8, 2018 approved
Take Command (30-Day Trial) (Install) 123 Friday, July 20, 2018 approved
Take Command (30-Day Trial) (Install) 70 Friday, June 1, 2018 approved
Take Command (30-Day Trial) (Install) 93 Saturday, April 21, 2018 approved
Take Command (30-Day Trial) (Install) 131 Sunday, January 21, 2018 approved
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