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Last Update:

18 Nov 2013

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • StahlWorks


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Swiss File Knife

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1.6.8 | Updated: 18 Nov 2013



Downloads of v 1.6.8:



Software Author(s):

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Swiss File Knife 1.6.8

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To install Swiss File Knife, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Swiss File Knife, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Swiss File Knife, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


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

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • 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. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade swissfileknife -y --source="'STEP 3 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 swissfileknife -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure swissfileknife installed
    name: swissfileknife
    state: present
    version: 1.6.8
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'swissfileknife' do
  action    :install
  version  '1.6.8'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: swissfileknife,
    Version: 1.6.8,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller swissfileknife
   Name     = 'swissfileknife'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '1.6.8'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'swissfileknife':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '1.6.8',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install swissfileknife version="1.6.8" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 09 Mar 2017.


Command Line Tools Collection. Combines many functions in a single, portable executable that belongs onto every USB stick. Search and convert text files, instant simple FTP/HTTP server, find duplicate files, compare folders, treesize, run own commands on all files of a folder - it's all within a single tool.

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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).

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Swiss File Knife 930 Saturday, September 19, 2020 Approved
Swiss File Knife 710 Saturday, May 23, 2020 Approved
Swiss File Knife 584 Sunday, February 23, 2020 Approved
Swiss File Knife 289 Sunday, February 9, 2020 Approved
Swiss File Knife 932 Thursday, August 29, 2019 Approved
Swiss File Knife 951 Friday, March 22, 2019 Approved
Swiss File Knife 425 Monday, February 11, 2019 Approved
Swiss File Knife 476 Saturday, December 8, 2018 Approved
Swiss File Knife 1343 Thursday, December 7, 2017 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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