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Downloads of v 4.0.2:


Last Update:

06 Dec 2023

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Blender Foundation


blender 3d rendering foss cross-platform modeling animation admin


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This package was rejected on 10 Jan 2024. The reviewer chocolatey-ops has listed the following reason(s):

chocolatey-community (maintainer) on 06 Dec 2023 12:08:45 +00:00:

User 'chocolatey-community' (maintainer) submitted package.

chocolatey-ops (reviewer) on 06 Dec 2023 12:42:31 +00:00:

blender has failed automated validation.


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  • The ProjectSourceUrl element in the nuspec file should be a valid Url. Please correct this More...

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chocolatey-ops (reviewer) on 26 Dec 2023 12:43:37 +00:00:

We've found blender v4.0.2 in a submitted status and waiting for your next actions. It has had no updates for 20 or more days since a reviewer has asked for corrections. Please note that if there is no response or fix of the package within 15 days of this message, this package version will automatically be closed (rejected) due to being stale.

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chocolatey-ops (reviewer) on 10 Jan 2024 12:47:20 +00:00:

Unfortunately there has not been progress to move blender v4.0.2 towards an approved status within 15 days after the last review message, so we need to close (reject) the package version at this time. If you want to pick this version up and move it towards approval in the future, use the contact site admins link on the package page and we can move it back into a submitted status so you can submit updates.

Status Change - Changed status of package from 'submitted' to 'rejected'.


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$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = 'blender'
  softwareName   = 'Blender'
  fileType       = 'MSI'
  url64bit       = 'https://download.blender.org/release/Blender4.0/blender-4.0.2-windows-x64.msi'
  checksum64     = '38485adda7cc076ebbfa5017ffab214a6dd6290bf183f87d0b1c14aab68ee68b'
  checksumType64 = 'sha256'
  silentArgs     = '/quiet /norestart'
  validExitCodes = @(0, 2010, 1641)

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  softwareName  = 'Blender'
  fileType      = 'msi'
  silentArgs    = '/quiet /norestart'
  validExitCodes= @(0, 2010, 1641)

$uninstalled = $false

[array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey @packageArgs

if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
  $key | ForEach-Object {
    $packageArgs['silentArgs'] = "$($_.PSChildName) $($packageArgs['silentArgs'])"
    $packageArgs['file'] = ''

    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
} elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
  Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
} elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
  Write-Warning "$($key.Count) matches found!"
  Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
  Write-Warning "Please alert the package maintainer that the following keys were matched:"
  $key | ForEach-Object { Write-Warning "- $($_.DisplayName)" }

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Blender 3.6.4 27672 Tuesday, September 26, 2023 Approved
Blender 3.6.3 6174 Thursday, September 21, 2023 Approved
Blender 3.6.2 17265 Thursday, August 17, 2023 Approved
Blender 3.6.1 16443 Wednesday, July 19, 2023 Approved
Blender 3.6.0 11189 Tuesday, June 27, 2023 Approved
Blender 3.5.1 25206 Tuesday, April 25, 2023 Approved
Blender 3.5.0 8663 Wednesday, March 29, 2023 Approved
Blender 3.4.1 40214 Tuesday, December 20, 2022 Approved
Blender 3.4.0 63 Wednesday, December 7, 2022 Approved
Blender 3.3.1 18045 Wednesday, October 5, 2022 Approved
Blender 3.2.2 21675 Wednesday, August 3, 2022 Approved
Blender 3.2.1 16869 Wednesday, July 6, 2022 Approved
Blender 3.2.0 15921 Wednesday, June 8, 2022 Approved
Blender 3.1.2 31238 Saturday, April 2, 2022 Approved
Blender 3.1.0 17079 Wednesday, March 9, 2022 Approved
Blender 3.0.1 35165 Wednesday, January 26, 2022 Approved
Blender 3.0.0 21339 Wednesday, January 5, 2022 Approved
Blender 2.93.6 44778 Wednesday, November 17, 2021 Approved
Blender 2.93.5 40644 Thursday, October 7, 2021 Approved
Blender 2.93.4 37736 Wednesday, September 1, 2021 Approved
Blender 2.93.3 16706 Wednesday, August 18, 2021 Approved
Blender 2.93.2 6765 Wednesday, August 4, 2021 Approved
Blender 2.93.1 12707 Wednesday, June 23, 2021 Approved
Blender 2.93.0 4836 Thursday, June 17, 2021 Approved
Blender 2.92.0 27376 Thursday, February 25, 2021 Approved
Blender 2.91.2 13302 Wednesday, January 20, 2021 Approved
Blender 2.91.0 17683 Wednesday, November 25, 2020 Approved
Blender 2.90.1 20266 Wednesday, September 23, 2020 Approved
Blender 2.90.0 10377 Monday, August 31, 2020 Approved
Blender 2.83.5 6688 Wednesday, August 19, 2020 Approved
Blender 2.83.4 5881 Saturday, August 8, 2020 Approved
Blender 2.83.3 8119 Wednesday, July 22, 2020 Approved
Blender 2.83.2 5884 Thursday, July 9, 2020 Approved
Blender 2.83.1 4478 Thursday, June 25, 2020 Approved
Blender 2.83.0 5209 Wednesday, June 3, 2020 Approved
Blender 2.82.1 9668 Friday, March 13, 2020 Approved
Blender 2.82 6173 Friday, February 14, 2020 Approved
Blender 2.81.1 9086 Saturday, December 7, 2019 Approved
Blender 2.81 4344 Monday, November 25, 2019 Approved
Blender 2.80 11789 Tuesday, August 6, 2019 Approved
Blender 2.79.2 19973 Monday, March 26, 2018 Approved
Blender 2.79.1 3120 Saturday, March 10, 2018 Approved
Blender 2.79 6844 Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Approved
Blender 2.79.0 565 Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Approved
Blender 2.78.2 4033 Friday, April 7, 2017 Approved
Blender 2.78.1 2006 Saturday, February 18, 2017 Approved
Blender 2.78 2686 Friday, October 28, 2016 Approved
Blender 2.77.1 5226 Wednesday, April 6, 2016 Approved
Blender 2.77 1007 Saturday, March 19, 2016 Approved
Blender 2.76.2 2222 Wednesday, November 4, 2015 Approved
Blender 2.75.1 2040 Wednesday, July 8, 2015 Approved
Blender 2.75 526 Saturday, July 4, 2015 Approved
Blender 2.74 1938 Tuesday, March 31, 2015 Approved
Blender 2.73.1 1290 Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Approved
Blender 2.73 822 Thursday, January 8, 2015 Approved
Blender 2.72.2 1133 Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Approved
Blender 2.72.1 608 Friday, October 17, 2014 Approved
Blender 2.72 679 Sunday, October 5, 2014 Approved
Blender 2.71.20140809 1019 Saturday, August 9, 2014 Approved
Blender 2.71 783 Thursday, June 26, 2014 Approved
Blender 730 Tuesday, May 13, 2014 Approved
Blender 2.70.1 690 Saturday, April 12, 2014 Approved
Blender 2.70 666 Thursday, March 20, 2014 Approved
Blender 2.69 1068 Friday, November 1, 2013 Approved
Blender 2.68.1 623 Thursday, July 25, 2013 Approved
Blender 2.67.2 620 Thursday, June 20, 2013 Approved
Blender 2.67.1 574 Thursday, June 6, 2013 Approved
Blender 2.66.1 648 Thursday, April 18, 2013 Approved

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