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Downloads of v 2.5.317.20161116:


Last Update:

16 Nov 2016

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Tracker Software


PDFXChangeViewer pdf reader viewer admin

[Deprecated] PDF-XChange Viewer

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2.5.317.20161116 | Updated: 16 Nov 2016



Downloads of v 2.5.317.20161116:


Software Author(s):

  • Tracker Software

[Deprecated] PDF-XChange Viewer 2.5.317.20161116

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Some Checks Have Failed or Are Not Yet Complete

Not All Tests Have Passed

Validation Testing Pending

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install [Deprecated] PDF-XChange Viewer, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade [Deprecated] PDF-XChange Viewer, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall [Deprecated] PDF-XChange Viewer, 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 pdfxchangeviewer -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 pdfxchangeviewer -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 pdfxchangeviewer
    name: pdfxchangeviewer
    version: '2.5.317.20161116'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'pdfxchangeviewer' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2.5.317.20161116'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller pdfxchangeviewer
    Name     = "pdfxchangeviewer"
    Version  = "2.5.317.20161116"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'pdfxchangeviewer':
  ensure   => '2.5.317.20161116',
  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.

Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 16 Nov 2016.


NOTE: This package has been deprecated in favour of the pdfxchangeeditor package

A free PDF reader alternative to the Adobe Reader! The PDF-XChange Viewer is smaller, faster and more feature rich than any other free PDF Reader / PDF Viewer / PDF Editor available.

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

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
PDF-XChange Viewer 2.5.317 6567 Friday, May 13, 2016 Approved
PDF-XChange Viewer 2.5.316.1 2315 Tuesday, January 19, 2016 Approved
PDF-XChange Viewer 2.5.316.0 712 Tuesday, January 12, 2016 Approved
PDF-XChange Viewer 2.5.315.0 2060 Thursday, September 10, 2015 Approved
PDF-XChange Viewer 2.5.314.0 861 Tuesday, August 25, 2015 Approved
PDF-XChange Viewer 2.5.313.1 1445 Tuesday, June 9, 2015 Approved
PDF-XChange Viewer 2.5.313.0 771 Thursday, May 28, 2015 Approved
PDF-XChange Viewer 2.5.312.1 1775 Tuesday, February 10, 2015 Approved
PDF-XChange Viewer 2.5.312 481 Tuesday, February 3, 2015 Approved
PDF-XChange Viewer 2.5.311.0 1805 Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Approved
PDF-XChange Viewer 2.5.310.0 713 Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Approved
PDF-XChange Viewer 2.5.309.0 1116 Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Approved
PDF-XChange Viewer 2.5.308.2 817 Friday, June 20, 2014 Approved
PDF-XChange Viewer 2.5.308.1 659 Friday, June 6, 2014 Approved
PDF-XChange Viewer 2.5.308.0 1010 Tuesday, May 27, 2014 Approved
PDF-XChange Viewer 1147 Tuesday, February 18, 2014 Approved
PDF-XChange Viewer 614 Thursday, January 9, 2014 Approved
PDF-XChange Viewer 2.5.214 572 Tuesday, December 31, 2013 Approved
PDF-XChange Viewer 539 Thursday, December 26, 2013 Approved
PDF-XChange Viewer 2.5.213 625 Saturday, October 26, 2013 Approved
PDFXChangeViewer 2.5.212 560 Tuesday, September 17, 2013 Approved
PDFXChangeViewer 2.5.211 607 Wednesday, June 19, 2013 Approved
PDFXChangeViewer 2.5.210 529 Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Approved
PDFXChangeViewer 2.5.209 613 Wednesday, February 13, 2013 Approved

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