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Last Update:

03 Aug 2020

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Tatsuhiro Tsujikawa


cli download manager ftp bittorrent metalink


1.35.0 | Updated: 03 Aug 2020



Downloads of v 1.35.0:



Software Author(s):

  • Tatsuhiro Tsujikawa

aria2 1.35.0

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Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


To install aria2, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade aria2, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall aria2, 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 aria2 -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 aria2 -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 aria2 installed
    name: aria2
    state: present
    version: 1.35.0
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'aria2' do
  action    :install
  version  '1.35.0'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: aria2,
    Version: 1.35.0,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller aria2
   Name     = 'aria2'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '1.35.0'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'aria2':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '1.35.0',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install aria2 version="1.35.0" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 03 Aug 2020.



aria2 is a multi-protocol & multi-source, cross platform download utility. The supported
protocols are HTTP(S), FTP, BitTorrent, Metalink. It can download a file from multiple
sources/protocols and tries to utilize your maximum download bandwidth.


  • Multi-Connection Download. aria2 can download a file from multiple sources/protocols and tries
    to utilize your maximum download bandwidth. Really speeds up your download experience.
  • Lightweight. aria2 doesn’t require much memory and CPU time. When disk cache is off, the
    physical memory usage is typically 4MiB (normal HTTP/FTP downloads) to 9MiB (BitTorrent downloads).
    CPU usage in BitTorrent with download speed of 2.8MiB/sec is around 6%.
  • Fully Featured BitTorrent Client. All features you want in BitTorrent client are available: DHT,
    PEX, Encryption, Magnet URI, Web-Seeding, Selective Downloads, Local Peer Discovery and UDP tracker.
  • Metalink Enabled. aria2 supports The Metalink Download Description Format (aka Metalink v4),
    Metalink version 3 and Metalink/HTTP. Metalink offers the file verification, HTTP/FTP/BitTorrent
    integration and the various configurations for language, location, OS, etc.
  • Remote Control. aria2 supports RPC interface to control the aria2 process. The supported
    interfaces are JSON-RPC (over HTTP and WebSocket) and XML-RPC.

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$packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
$url            = ''
$checksum       = '60b3720d1d08ff0124224c53e5f0ee05a4427782e2abc63b6a67c023aa5ffb66'
$checksumType   = 'sha256'
$url64          = ''
$checksum64     = '81a231aa72966cf9a7a63bf40de9053261ff6b176877685e054591849c28eafa'
$checksumType64 = 'sha256'
$toolsDir       = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                             -Url "$url" `
                             -UnzipLocation "$toolsDir" `
                             -Url64 "$url64" `
                             -Checksum "$checksum" `
                             -ChecksumType "$checksumType" `
                             -Checksum64 "$checksum64" `
                             -ChecksumType64 "$checksumType64"

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
aria2 15908 Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Approved
aria2 2638 Wednesday, November 8, 2017 Approved
aria2 2267 Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Approved
aria2 1309 Monday, January 16, 2017 Approved
aria2 696 Friday, December 16, 2016 Approved
aria2 695 Tuesday, November 15, 2016 Approved
aria2 662 Thursday, October 20, 2016 Approved
aria2 891 Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Approved
aria2 335 Wednesday, June 15, 2016 Approved



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