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Downloads of v 2.74:


Last Update:

31 Mar 2015

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Blender Foundation


3d rendering modeling animation


This is not the latest version of Blender available.

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2.74 | Updated: 31 Mar 2015



Downloads of v 2.74:



Software Author(s):

  • Blender Foundation

Blender 2.74

This is not the latest version of Blender available.

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Some Checks Have Failed or Are Not Yet Complete

Not All Tests Have Passed

Validation Testing Unknown

Verification Testing Unknown

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 Blender, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


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


To uninstall Blender, 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 https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)

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 https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. 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 blender -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'2.74'" [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 blender -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'2.74'" 

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install blender
    name: blender
    version: '2.74'
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

chocolatey_package 'blender' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2.74'

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.

cChocoPackageInstaller blender
    Name     = "blender"
    Version  = "2.74"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.

package { 'blender':
  ensure   => '2.74',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 24 Apr 2015.


From Wikipedia on 2013-04-18: Blender is a free and open-source 3D computer graphics software product used for creating animated films, visual effects, interactive 3D applications or video games. Blender's features include 3D modeling, UV unwrapping, texturing, rigging and skinning, fluid and smoke simulation, particle simulation, soft body simulation, animating, match moving, camera tracking, rendering, video editing and compositing. It also features a built-in game engine.

$packageName = 'blender'
$installerType = 'exe'
$url = 'http://download.blender.org/release/Blender2.74/blender-2.74-windows32.exe'
$url64 = 'http://download.blender.org/release/Blender2.74/blender-2.74-windows64.exe'
$silentArgs = '/S'
$validExitCodes = @(0)

Install-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $installerType $silentArgs $url $url64 -validExitCodes $validExitCodes
$packageName = 'blender'
$unfile = "${Env:ProgramFiles}\Blender Foundation\Blender\uninstall.exe"

try {

  if (Test-Path $unfile) {
    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage $packageName 'exe' '/S' $unfile

} catch {
  Write-ChocolateyFailure $packageName $($_.Exception.Message)

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.

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