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Downloads of v


Last Update:

01 Jul 2012

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Nick Bradbury


feeddemon RSS Reader admin


This is not the latest version of FeedDemon available.

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Downloads of v


Software Author(s):

  • Nick Bradbury


This is not the latest version of FeedDemon available.

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Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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


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


To uninstall FeedDemon, 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

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 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 feeddemon -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="''" [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 feeddemon -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="''" 

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install feeddemon
    name: feeddemon
    version: ''
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'feeddemon' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  ''

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller feeddemon
    Name     = "feeddemon"
    Version  = ""
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

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

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.


This package was submitted prior to moderation and has not been approved. While it is likely safe for you, there is more risk involved.


FeedDemon is the most popular RSS reader for Windows, with an easy-to-use interface that makes it a snap to stay informed with the latest news and information.

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.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
FeedDemon 879 Tuesday, February 18, 2014 Approved
FeedDemon 4.5 476 Saturday, January 4, 2014 Unknown
FeedDemon 750 Monday, July 2, 2012 Unknown
FeedDemon 515 Sunday, July 1, 2012 Unknown

  • Removed: Sharing features that relied on Google Reader
    • Added: "Most Visited" and "Recently Closed" added to new tab page
    • Added: "Photo Strip" newspaper style (Pro version only)
    • Added: Improved relevancy of recommended articles
    • Added: Ctr+0 shortcut to return the embedded browser to normal (100%) zoom
    • Changed: Improved initial startup time
    • Changed: Hiding all buttons on a toolbar now hides the toolbar itself
    • Changed: FeedDemon now asks whether to assign feeds to a content filter after creating it
    • Fixed: Sporadic crashes showing context menus after upgrading to IE9
    • Fixed: Potential nuisance flaw in feed preview which could allow external feed to display popups (hat tip to JPCERT/CC for reporting this flaw)
    • Fixed: "My Stream" doesn't update when FeedDemon isn't the active application and the stream is not undocked
    • Fixed: Dragging a feed into another folder doesn't re-sort the destination folder
    • Fixed: Longer URLs in the address bar appear beneath feed and share icons
    • Fixed: Spurious "new items received" message when viewing all unread items
    • Fixed: Auto-downloading of enclosures enabled in v3 causes Lite v4 to open enclosures in browser
    • Fixed: Flicker caused by images of people you follow when unread/starred counts are updated on subscription home page
    • Fixed: Tray icon still indicates unread articles if update is cancelled and all articles have been read
    • Fixed: Updating a single folder may fail if a previous folder update was cancelled
    • Fixed: Links in the stream browser are opened in an external browser if they use target="_blank"
    • Fixed: Watches fail to group articles by their source feed when grouping by feed in Surfer style
    • Fixed: Incorrect display of Twitter search feeds in "My Stream"
    • Fixed: Incorrect date grouping in news item list
    • Fixed: Unicode characters may cause "Find New Feeds" to fail in certain locales
    • Fixed: Leading spaces in article links cause them to fail when opened in external IE7/IE8
    • Fixed: "Send to Twitter" no longer works
    • Fixed: "Send to Delicious" no longer works
    • Fixed: FeedDemon fails to login to Google Apps accounts that use same email address as "normal" Google account
    • Fixed: YouTube and Vimeo HTML5 videos fail to appear in FeedDemon's newspaper
    • Fixed: Feed preview launches external browser for embedded videos in feeds
    • Fixed: Buttons obscured in feed selection dialog when using font size other than default
    • Removed: "Enable transitions" removed from the Appearance tab in Options (due to compatibility issues with IE9)

This package has no dependencies.

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