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Downloads of v 3.0.5577:


Last Update:

15 Apr 2020

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Eugene Roshal
  • Far Group


admin console archiver file manager ftp scp sftp

Far Manager (Stable)

This is not the latest version of Far Manager (Stable) available.

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3.0.5577 | Updated: 15 Apr 2020



Downloads of v 3.0.5577:



Software Author(s):

  • Eugene Roshal
  • Far Group

Far Manager (Stable) 3.0.5577

This is not the latest version of Far Manager (Stable) available.

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Some Checks Have Failed or Are Not Yet Complete

Not All Tests Have Passed

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Resulted in Flagged:

This package was submitted (and approved) prior to automated virus scanning integration into the package moderation processs.

We recommend clicking the "Details" link to make your own decision on installing this package.

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Far Manager (Stable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Far Manager (Stable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Far Manager (Stable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade far -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'3.0.5577'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade far -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'3.0.5577'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install far
    name: far
    version: '3.0.5577'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'far' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '3.0.5577'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller far
    Name     = "far"
    Version  = "3.0.5577"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'far':
  ensure   => '3.0.5577',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.


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Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 15 Apr 2020.


Far Manager is a program for managing files and archives in Windows operating systems. Far Manager works in text mode and provides a simple and intuitive interface for performing most of the necessary actions.

Install-ChocolateyPackage `
    "Far" 'msi' '/quiet ADDLOCAL=ALL' `
    "" `
    "" `
    -ChecksumType "sha256" `
    -Checksum "4684350C8B7564B5093E01918163210436510CFFA29FE74A48F74CCE548891BC" `
    -Checksum64 "60B60370A6A69468D88A701C4C346601403688A75201A27EBBB4190D8DE9DE62"

if ((Get-ProcessorBits 64) -and (${env:ChocolateyForceX86} -ne 'true'))
  Install-BinFile -Name 'Far' -Path "${env:ProgramFiles}/Far Manager/Far.exe"
elseif ((Get-ProcessorBits 64) -and (${env:ChocolateyForceX86} -eq 'true'))
  Install-BinFile -Name 'Far' -Path "${env:ProgramFiles(x86)}/Far Manager/Far.exe"
elseif (Get-ProcessorBits 32)
  Install-BinFile -Name 'Far' -Path "${env:ProgramFiles}/Far Manager/Far.exe"
$msiId = $null
if ([Environment]::Is64BitOperatingSystem) {
	$msiId = '{F4DE8165-D2C7-44E7-8C36-A04CB3FDD7EF}'
	Try {
	   Write-Host "x64 environment detected, trying to uninstall the x64 version"
	   Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage 'Far' 'MSI' "$msiId /qb" -validExitCodes @(0) # We try to uninstall x86 version
	   Exit 0
	Catch {
	   Write-Host "Apparently, the x86 version was installed"
	   Write-Host "Proceeding to uninstall the x86 version"

$msiId = '{D0B4219E-D255-4B34-9A2D-DC44594C62AB}'
Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage 'Far' 'MSI' "$msiId /qb" -validExitCodes @(0)

Remove-BinFile -Name 'Far'

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In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Far Manager (Stable) 3.0.6000 56268 Saturday, September 3, 2022 Approved
Far Manager (Stable) 3.0.5959 15966 Tuesday, June 28, 2022 Approved
Far Manager (Stable) 3.0.5888 17517 Monday, October 25, 2021 Approved
Far Manager (Stable) 3.0.5885 6571 Wednesday, September 1, 2021 Approved
Far Manager (Stable) 3.0.5858 3228 Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Approved
Far Manager (Stable) 3.0.5800 5135 Friday, May 28, 2021 Approved
Far Manager (Stable) 3.0.5757 5405 Friday, March 19, 2021 Approved
Far Manager (Stable) 3.0.5700 10443 Wednesday, November 18, 2020 Approved
Far Manager (Stable) 3.0.5656 5283 Thursday, September 10, 2020 Approved
Far Manager (Stable) 3.0.5577 10780 Wednesday, April 15, 2020 Approved
Far Manager (Stable) 3.0.5555 4367 Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Approved
Far Manager (Stable) 3.0.5511 6048 Monday, November 25, 2019 Approved
Far Manager (Stable) 3.0.5454 5846 Sunday, September 15, 2019 Approved
Far Manager (Stable) 3.0.5445 3473 Thursday, August 15, 2019 Approved
Far Manager (Stable) 3.0.5400 5440 Thursday, May 30, 2019 Approved
Far Manager (Stable) 3.0.5354 7705 Thursday, January 24, 2019 Approved
Far Manager (Stable) 3.0.5300 5659 Monday, November 5, 2018 Approved
Far Manager (Stable) 3.0.5254 5742 Tuesday, August 14, 2018 Approved
Far Manager (Stable) 3.0.5225 4114 Wednesday, June 6, 2018 Approved
Far Manager (Stable) 3.0.5200 2823 Thursday, May 3, 2018 Approved
Far Manager (Stable) 3.0.5151 5136 Tuesday, February 27, 2018 Approved
Far Manager (Stable) 3.0.5100 5943 Tuesday, November 28, 2017 Approved
Far Manager (Stable) 3.0.5000 7629 Monday, August 7, 2017 Approved
Far Manager (Stable) 3.0.4949 3219 Tuesday, May 9, 2017 Approved
Far Manager (Stable) 3.0.4900 3224 Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Approved
Far Manager (Stable) 3.0.4774 4793 Thursday, September 8, 2016 Approved
Far Manager (Stable) 3.0.4747 1355 Monday, August 15, 2016 Approved
FarManager Stable 3.0.4700 3385 Saturday, June 18, 2016 Approved
FarManager Stable 3.0.4242 10687 Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Approved
FarManager Stable 3.0.3525.1 3112 Saturday, November 2, 2013 Approved
FarManager Stable 3.0.3525 646 Saturday, October 5, 2013 Approved
FarManager Stable 3.0.3367.3 827 Saturday, June 1, 2013 Approved
FarManager Stable 3.0.3367.2 549 Monday, May 20, 2013 Approved
FarManager Stable 3.0.3367 502 Sunday, May 19, 2013 Approved

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