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Last Update:

28 Oct 2019

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Pascal Pharand


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WinHue (Install)



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Software Author(s):

  • Pascal Pharand

WinHue (Install)

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This package was rejected on 02 Dec 2019. The reviewer chocolatey-ops has listed the following reason(s):

bcurran3 (maintainer) on 28 Oct 2019 08:54:58 +00:00:

User 'bcurran3' (maintainer) submitted package.

chocolatey-ops (reviewer) on 28 Oct 2019 09:28:48 +00:00:

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chocolatey-ops (reviewer) on 28 Oct 2019 09:51:14 +00:00:

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chocolatey-ops (reviewer) on 17 Nov 2019 09:51:40 +00:00:

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To use choco:// protocol URLs, install (unofficial) choco:// Protocol support

(Officially WinHue 3 RC5)

Screenshot of WinHue


WinHue is a desktop application that can control the Philips Hue lighting system. It is easy to install and use, and is one of the few fully-featured Hue apps on Windows.

Plus, it's FREE!

Edit Everything

Many items on the Hue bridge can be created, modified and deleted. These include:

  • Groups
  • Schedules
  • Scenes
  • Rules
  • Sensors
  • More!

Timer and schedules can also be set to recurr at certain times!

Full Control

WinHue allows ultimate control of lights and groups.

  • Name
  • Color
  • Brightness
  • White Temperature
  • Saturation

Quick and easy setup with support for multiple bridges means you'll be up and running with little more than a tap of the push-link button on your bridge.

And Finally...

WinHue also has a fully-featured console application bundled with the installer.


Click here to Patreon-ize the package maintainer.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$packageName    = 'winhue'
$toolsDir       = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = $packageName
  fileType       = 'EXE' 
  file           = "$toolsDir\WinHue."+$ENV:ChocolateyPackageVersion+".Setup.exe"
  validExitCodes = @(0)
  softwareName   = 'WinHue*'

Start-Process 'AutoHotKey' "$toolsDir\winhue_install.ahk"
Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage @packageArgs
==================== WinHue ====================

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License V2.0

The creator of this projet cannot be held responsible for any problem that might arise for the use of the software.

You are free to:

    Share � copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
    Adapt � remix, transform, and build upon the material

==================== WinHue ====================
==================== WinHue ====================

bcurran3 downloads and packages the included binary from the developer's website. 

The direct download link can be found at:

==================== WinHue ====================
md5: 5F7EAEE0C08499C4A61E66B657F93BED | sha1: 4CE88E58653B91F4C01F3F85531229A7235B8BF6 | sha256: B16DB584DD82F339286C02903FA86971BFD30B19B499BD7BD816F5A5FCC07DFC | sha512: EE805825545E536A6C75ED6BAC80A90E63F88738CEB9B02427B09A9D65D1FF838D2EB0E1DC32366AA3C9DD79767B4A6225A1547C39759E2A49A73669528C90BB
#NoEnv  ; Recommended for performance and compatibility with future AutoHotkey releases.
SendMode Input  ; Recommended for new scripts due to its superior speed and reliability.
SetWorkingDir %A_ScriptDir%  ; Ensures a consistent starting directory.
Loop, 150
; check for .NET requirement message for 5 minutes (2*150=300s)
 If WinExist("Setup")
    Send {SPACE}
  Sleep 2000

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Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Version Downloads Last Updated Status
WinHue (Install) 3.0.2180.0 185 Saturday, June 9, 2018 Approved
WinHue (Install) 3.0.1422.0 278 Sunday, January 21, 2018 Approved
WinHue (Install) 3.0.28 329 Friday, April 28, 2017 Approved
WinHue (Install) 3.0.27 425 Sunday, March 26, 2017 Approved
WinHue (Install) 3.0.25 248 Friday, February 17, 2017 Approved

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