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Last Update:

09 Aug 2019

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Nenad Hrg


freeware console cli

ColorConsole (Portable)

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4.03 | Updated: 09 Aug 2019



Downloads of v 4.03:



Software Author(s):

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ColorConsole (Portable) 4.03

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files


To install ColorConsole (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade ColorConsole (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall ColorConsole (Portable), 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 colorconsole.portable -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 colorconsole.portable -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 colorconsole.portable installed
    name: colorconsole.portable
    state: present
    version: 4.03
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'colorconsole.portable' do
  action    :install
  version  '4.03'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: colorconsole.portable,
    Version: 4.03,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller colorconsole.portable
   Name     = 'colorconsole.portable'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '4.03'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'colorconsole.portable':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '4.03',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install colorconsole.portable version="4.03" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

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See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.

  • Meta/virtual (*) - has a dependency on the *.install or the *.portable package - it is provided for discoverability and for other packages to take a dependency on.
  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
  • Install (*.install/*.app (deprecated naming convention)) - uses native installers, usually requires administrative access to install.

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 24 Aug 2020.


ColorConsole brings a little color to your black and white world of Windows console (cmd.exe). One can save many hand moves and also time!


  • Favorites commands
  • Export to HTML and RTF
  • Copy,Paste,Cut...
  • Changeable font style and color
  • Tabbed working with multi cmd.exe.
  • Fast folder switch.
  • Portable tool (local data stored in file)


$packageName = 'colorconsole.portable'
$url = ''
$checksum = 'a7a1d790426e5be21561a985c88137ea3e19e78b42d5c6d60f74ba8134000f1e'
$checksumType = 'sha256'
$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$installFile = Join-Path $toolsDir "ColorConsole.exe"
Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                             -Url "$url" `
                             -UnzipLocation "$toolsDir" `
                             -Checksum "$checksum" `
                             -ChecksumType "$checksumType"
Set-Content -Path ("$installFile.gui") `
            -Value $null

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
ColorConsole (Portable) 3.13 141 Sunday, June 23, 2019 Approved
ColorConsole (Portable) 3.11 99 Monday, June 17, 2019 Approved
ColorConsole (Portable) 3.05 133 Friday, May 10, 2019 Approved
ColorConsole (Portable) 3.02 171 Friday, March 15, 2019 Approved
ColorConsole (Portable) 3.01 95 Thursday, February 28, 2019 Approved
ColorConsole (Portable) 2.71 176 Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Approved
ColorConsole (Portable) 2.51 267 Friday, February 16, 2018 Approved
ColorConsole (Portable) 2.44 418 Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Approved



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