Unpacking Software Livestream

Join our monthly Unpacking Software livestream to hear about the latest news, chat and opinion on packaging, software deployment and lifecycle management!

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Chocolatey Product Spotlight

Join the Chocolatey Team on our regular monthly stream where we put a spotlight on the most recent Chocolatey product releases. You'll have a chance to have your questions answered in a live Ask Me Anything format.

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Chocolatey Coding Livestream

Join us for the Chocolatey Coding Livestream, where members of our team dive into the heart of open source development by coding live on various Chocolatey projects. Tune in to witness real-time coding, ask questions, and gain insights into the world of package management. Don't miss this opportunity to engage with our team and contribute to the future of Chocolatey!

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Calling All Chocolatiers! Whipping Up Windows Automation with Chocolatey Central Management

Webinar from
Wednesday, 17 January 2024

We are delighted to announce the release of Chocolatey Central Management v0.12.0, featuring seamless Deployment Plan creation, time-saving duplications, insightful Group Details, an upgraded Dashboard, bug fixes, user interface polishing, and refined documentation. As an added bonus we'll have members of our Solutions Engineering team on-hand to dive into some interesting ways you can leverage the new features available!

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Chocolatey Community Coffee Break

Join the Chocolatey Team as we discuss all things Community, what we do, how you can get involved and answer your Chocolatey questions.

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Chocolatey and Intune Overview

Webinar Replay from
Wednesday, 30 March 2022

At Chocolatey Software we strive for simple, and teaching others. Let us teach you just how simple it could be to keep your 3rd party applications updated across your devices, all with Intune!

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Chocolatey For Business. In Azure. In One Click.

Livestream from
Thursday, 9 June 2022

Join James and Josh to show you how you can get the Chocolatey For Business recommended infrastructure and workflow, created, in Azure, in around 20 minutes.

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The Future of Chocolatey CLI

Livestream from
Thursday, 04 August 2022

Join Paul and Gary to hear more about the plans for the Chocolatey CLI in the not so distant future. We'll talk about some cool new features, long term asks from Customers and Community and how you can get involved!

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Hacktoberfest Tuesdays 2022

Livestreams from
October 2022

For Hacktoberfest, Chocolatey ran a livestream every Tuesday! Re-watch Cory, James, Gary, and Rain as they share knowledge on how to contribute to open-source projects such as Chocolatey CLI.

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Chocolatey Resource Library



The I.T. department staff at P.R.I.D.E., Inc. were early adopters of Chocolatey and the product had become an integral part of processes. Chocolatey improves our efficiency, increases consistency across workstations, and provides easy access to software that is vital to our engineers daily workflow. Truly a revolutionary solution to a problem that has plagued Windows since inception.

The Sage Colleges

Chocolatey has gone from a convenience to a necessity. It has helped us automate third party software updates, which has improved end user experiences and our on-site security. It has saved time by reducing the volume of calls to our help desk for simple issues like Flash Player updates, so we can focus on other issues. It’s integration with Chef has allowed us to automate software installation and deployment. Gone are the days when we would provision and deploy a PC with an outdated version of Chrome. With Chef and Chocolatey we deploy updated software every time a PC is provisioned. Chocolatey has helped us wrangle all of the applications we use into one manageable and automation friendly interface.


We were looking for an efficient and seamless way to deploy software on servers and workstations without hindering user experience. Chocolatey has definitely helped us a great deal with automated deployments. The package builder is also a great way of creating custom install packages for business-specific software. Overall it has saved us a lot of time and hassle.

Municipal Property Assessment Corporation

At MPAC, we needed to implement a new, configurable package management solution to satisfy our complex requirements. Choosing Chocolatey turned out to be an excellent decision – the solution gave us everything we needed to accelerate deployments, improve security and endpoint visibility. In addition, by streamlining application packaging and deployment with Chocolatey, we’ve significantly reduced application management costs and improved service delivery.

The J. Craig Venter Institute

In the SMB market we just don't have the resources to dedicate an entire FTE to managing a complex configuration management tool. As a result, these types of monumental products tend to fail monumentally. Chocolatey is allowing us to leverage modular DevOps practices in a much more economical way. It’s well worth investing in Chocolatey for Business, which provides the extra tooling we need to realize our DevOps goals faster.

University of Derby

We manage a broad range of application requirements across academic disciplines summarised by approximately 500 applications on 7000 managed endpoints. Chocolatey is quickly becoming an indispensable piece of our configuration management toolset for end-user devices.

We have reduced our packaging overheads and complexity for many applications through the internalisation of community packages. This has also allowed us to update third party apps more rapidly to improve levels of security and compliance.

Chocolatey has also been instrumental in our focus on increased automation/orchestration and is a key tool used in our containerisation journey with Docker.

East Central College

Chocolatey has greatly simplified our deployment operations and software management with its ease of implementation and usability. We were able to use chocolatey in many different ways, saving time and providing consistency in daily operations.

Eau Claire Energy Cooperative

Chocolatey has been a great addition to our IT toolset. It has streamlined our workstation deployment down to a fraction of the time it used to take. We’ve also leveraged the tools to create our own custom packages for in house software. Keeping our workstations up to date is also automated and working smoothly. We have visibility into what products are installed and updated very easily. This greatly enhances our security by not having outdated software packages on the network. I highly recommend Chocolatey to my colleagues when they ask how we are accomplishing these tasks.

Chocolatey has greatly simplified package management on Windows computers via its integration with Puppet configuration management software. This configuration has allowed us to leverage similar skillsets in configuration management across Windows and Linux. The command line interface to package management also makes it easy to use several remote tools to check on, install, and uninstall packages in an ad hoc manner on Windows.

The Chocolatey business version helps us by making it dead simple to import packages for use from the gallery to our internal secure repository.

We need to rapidly deploy new testing and user environments, and Chocolatey makes that a seamless and easy process!

As we are still kind of small startup, we don’t have a lot of resources to package, install and maintain our internal applications. The combination of Chocolatey and MyGet has given us an easy way to package and distribute our applications in a controlled way without having any infrastructure to maintain. The C4B features have made it even easier for us which gives us more time to focus on the core of our own service.