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Downloads of v 12.8.2929.20230224:


Last Update:

24 Feb 2023

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Mathias Svensson


MultiCommander commander filemanager file manager explorer dual-panel multi-tabbed

MultiCommander (Install)

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12.8.2929.20230224 | Updated: 24 Feb 2023



Downloads of v 12.8.2929.20230224:



Software Author(s):

  • Mathias Svensson

MultiCommander (Install) 12.8.2929.20230224

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Scan Testing Resulted in Flagged as a Note:

At least one file within this package has greater than 0 detections, but less than 5

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install MultiCommander (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade MultiCommander (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall MultiCommander (Install), 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 multicommander -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [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 multicommander -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install multicommander
    name: multicommander
    version: '12.8.2929.20230224'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'multicommander' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '12.8.2929.20230224'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller multicommander
    Name     = "multicommander"
    Version  = "12.8.2929.20230224"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'multicommander':
  ensure   => '12.8.2929.20230224',
  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 24 Feb 2023.


Multi Commander is a multi-tabbed file manager and is an alternative to the standard Windows Explorer. It uses the very popular and efficient dual-panel layout.

Multi Commander has everything you need in your daily work with files to increase your speed and efficiency.

It has all the standard features that any file manager has, like copy, move, rename, view. But Multi Commander's big strengths are the special features that allow you to accomplish advanced tasks with ease. Tasks such as Auto-unpacking; Auto-sorting; Browsing inside archives; Editing the Windows Registry and accessing FTP; Searching for and Viewing files and pictures. There is also powerful, built-in Scripting support that allows you automate many tasks and expand its functionality. It allows you to do everything from the keyboard using shortcuts so that you can work quickly and efficiently.


Multi Commander packed with so many features

Fast and Efficient File Management
Dual pane tabbed interface. Work with multiple folders open.
Caching that enable fast file browsing. Easily handle folders with many thousands of files.
Browse with ease. Show files in Detailed, List, or Thumbnail modes. Use powerful filters to limit what you want to view.
Background work for all tasks that take time to finish, allowing you to continue working without interruption.
Fast Operation. Use the mouse and drag and drop or use quick keyboard commands for all tasks.
Remember all your selections when you return from browsing another location in the filesystem.
Browse archives (Zip, 7-Zip, Rar, Tar, gz, bz2 )
Powerful and flexible file search.
View and change file permissions. Take ownership of files.

Customizable and Extensible
Customize layout and colors to suit your styling needs.
Powerful script engine allowing you to create scripts to automate tasks.
Extensions and plug-ins that expand the functionality of Multi Commander.
Open API for developers (SDK) to create extensions and plug-ins.

Picture tools to convert/rotate images, view/remove EXIF tags, adjust EXIF Date.
Internal picture viewer for Jpg, Gif, Png, Bmp, Tiff and many RAW formats.
Show movie information from IMDB and Rotten Tomatoes as extra columns on your movie files.
Audio tools to view audio file properties, view and/or edit MP3 Tags.

File Operation plug-ins that can automatically sort or unpack files when they are moved or copied.
MultiRename tool for the fast and safe renaming of multiple files/Folders: rule-based and supports Undo.
File viewer that lets you view files of any size with minimal memory usage. View as ASCII/Unicode/UTF8/Binary and Hex.

Network Features
FTP viewed as a virtual filesystem (with SSL/TLS support).
Browse network servers and shares.



This version (1.0 - 12.x) of Multi Commander can be used for free (without paying for a license)
for personal, commercial and government use.

You are allowed to install this version of Multi Commander on multiple computers.

Multi Commander is not allowed to be used in situations and systems in which the failure of
the Multi Commander software could lead to death, personal injury or severe physical
or environmental damage.

Multi Commander and Mathias Svensson (the author of Multi Commander) are
not responsible for what you do with Multi Commander after you have installed it.
It is up to you to be careful. And always keep backups of your important data.

MultiCommander is software that is designed to copy/move and delete files.
Using this software without proper knowledge of what you are doing could result in the destruction and/or loss of data.
So always keep backups of important data.

Mathias Svensson reserves the right to change this license in a future version in any way.
$packageArgs = @{
	packageName    = 'multicommander'
	fileType       = 'exe'
	url            = ""
	url64bit       = ""
	softwareName   = 'MultiCommander'
	checksum       = '4F25CD9774856C6D06C795F1109992F4150E1DA3'
	checksumType   = 'sha1'
	checksum64     = '447EF907BB1C904A0AD0B26526DD5606413894DE'
	checksumType64 = 'sha1'
	silentArgs     = '/S'
	validExitCodes = @(0)
Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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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
MultiCommander (Install) 12.8.2929 712 Sunday, January 1, 2023 Approved
MultiCommander (Install) 12.7.2923 525 Wednesday, November 30, 2022 Approved
MultiCommander (Install) 518 Friday, October 28, 2022 Approved
MultiCommander (Install) 237 Thursday, October 20, 2022 Approved
MultiCommander (Install) 234 Wednesday, October 19, 2022 Approved
MultiCommander (Install) 505 Monday, September 26, 2022 Exempted
MultiCommander (Install) 331 Thursday, September 15, 2022 Approved
MultiCommander (Install) 11.6.2845 1454 Friday, February 4, 2022 Approved
MultiCommander (Install) 11.5.2842 810 Thursday, January 6, 2022 Approved
MultiCommander (Install) 11.4.2831 762 Thursday, December 2, 2021 Approved
MultiCommander (Install) 11.3.2822 1414 Sunday, October 3, 2021 Approved
MultiCommander (Install) 11.2.2795 52 Sunday, October 3, 2021 Approved
MultiCommander (Install) 1638 Wednesday, March 17, 2021 Approved
MultiCommander (Install) 902 Saturday, January 2, 2021 Approved
MultiCommander (Install) 1730 Sunday, April 26, 2020 Approved
MultiCommander (Install) 719 Thursday, February 13, 2020 Approved
MultiCommander (Install) 515 Saturday, January 18, 2020 Approved
MultiCommander (Install) 705 Wednesday, November 27, 2019 Approved
MultiCommander (Install) 1035 Tuesday, August 13, 2019 Approved
MultiCommander (Install) 1677 Friday, September 14, 2018 Approved
MultiCommander (Install) 801 Wednesday, May 9, 2018 Approved
MultiCommander (Install) 1244 Thursday, September 7, 2017 Approved
MultiCommander (Install) 984 Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Approved
MultiCommander (Install) 703 Tuesday, January 31, 2017 Approved
MultiCommander 871 Wednesday, April 6, 2016 Approved
MultiCommander 625 Wednesday, August 26, 2015 Approved
MultiCommander 525 Monday, April 6, 2015 Approved
MultiCommander 465 Monday, February 2, 2015 Approved
MultiCommander 440 Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Approved

Release v12.8 ( Build 2929 ) ( 30-Dec-2022 )

+20 Changes

FIXED - Crash Issue when copying files
ADDED - Relative/Absolute path conversion for StartFolder / IconPath in QuickLaunch dialog
ADDED - MultiScript function StrSplitAnyOf , will now split on any of the delimiters specified
CHANGE- More Code Cleanup and restructing of code.
FIXED - MultiScript function CopyFile now uses the target name of the file if set and is different that source name.
FIXED - Rare crash issue that could happen during shutdown of program
FIXED - Crash Issue if Renaming many selected item and one of them is deleted before it gets to that item
FIXED - Rare crash issue with opening RAR archives
FIXED - 5 Stability Issues

This package has no dependencies.

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