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Downloads of v 5.10.0:


Last Update:

03 Sep 2023

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Stefan Malzner
  • Jonathan Burke


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Franz (Portable)

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5.10.0 | Updated: 03 Sep 2023



Downloads of v 5.10.0:



Software Author(s):

  • Stefan Malzner
  • Jonathan Burke

Franz (Portable) 5.10.0

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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

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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


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


To uninstall Franz (Portable), 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 franz -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO 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 franz -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install franz
    name: franz
    version: '5.10.0'
    state: present

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

chocolatey_package 'franz' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '5.10.0'

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

cChocoPackageInstaller franz
    Name     = "franz"
    Version  = "5.10.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

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

package { 'franz':
  ensure   => '5.10.0',
  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.


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$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageName= 'franz'
$toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  unzipLocation = $toolsDir
  fileType      = 'EXE'
  url           = 'https://github.com/meetfranz/franz/releases/download/v5.10.0/Franz-Setup-5.10.0.exe'

  silentArgs    = '/S'
  validExitCodes= @(0, 3010, 1641)

  softwareName  = 'franz*'
  checksum      = '6D1F98B0A5D06369E9EA71BA6B168E2BF7CACCB76A2771F3137125B4DDCAD44A'
  checksumType  = 'SHA256'

New-Item "$($toolsDir)\FranzSetup.exe.ignore" -type file -force | Out-Null

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

$packageName = 'franz'
$softwareName = 'franz*'
$installerType = 'EXE' 

$silentArgs = '/S'
$validExitCodes = @(0)

$uninstalled = $false
$local_key     = 'HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*'
$machine_key   = 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*'
$machine_key6432 = 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*'

[array]$key = Get-ItemProperty -Path @($machine_key6432,$machine_key, $local_key) `
                        -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue `
         | ? { $_.DisplayName -like "$softwareName" }

if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
  $key | % { 
    $file = "$($_.UninstallString)"

    if ($installerType -eq 'MSI') {
      $silentArgs = "$($_.PSChildName) $silentArgs"

      $file = ''

    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName $packageName `
                                -FileType $installerType `
                                -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                                -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes `
                                -File "$file"
} 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 package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
  $key | % {Write-Warning "- $_.DisplayName"}

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
Franz (Portable) 5.9.2 1227 Tuesday, April 19, 2022 Approved
Franz (Portable) 5.9.1 273 Monday, April 4, 2022 Approved
Franz (Portable) 5.9.0 77 Monday, April 4, 2022 Approved
Franz (Portable) 5.9.0-beta3 67 Friday, April 1, 2022 Approved
Franz (Portable) 5.9.0-beta2 68 Tuesday, March 22, 2022 Approved
Franz (Portable) 5.9.0-beta1 73 Monday, March 21, 2022 Approved
Franz (Portable) 5.8.0 453 Thursday, February 17, 2022 Approved
Franz (Portable) 5.8.0-beta1 87 Wednesday, January 5, 2022 Approved
Franz (Portable) 5.7.0 1406 Tuesday, June 15, 2021 Approved
Franz (Portable) 5.6.1 877 Sunday, March 7, 2021 Approved
Franz (Portable) 5.5.0 2052 Thursday, April 30, 2020 Approved
Franz (Portable) 5.5.0-beta4 166 Tuesday, April 21, 2020 Exempted
Franz (Portable) 5.5.0-beta3 174 Sunday, April 19, 2020 Approved
Franz (Portable) 5.5.0-beta2 207 Thursday, April 9, 2020 Exempted
Franz (Portable) 5.5.0-beta1 174 Thursday, March 26, 2020 Exempted
Franz (Portable) 5.4.1 1569 Wednesday, November 13, 2019 Approved
Franz (Portable) 5.3.3 783 Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Approved
Franz (Portable) 5.3.2 344 Friday, September 13, 2019 Approved
Franz (Portable) 5.3.1 419 Saturday, September 7, 2019 Approved
Franz (Portable) 5.3.0 195 Friday, September 6, 2019 Approved
Franz (Portable) 5.2.1 192 Friday, September 6, 2019 Approved
Franz (Portable) 5.2.1-beta1 223 Tuesday, July 30, 2019 Approved
Franz (Portable) 5.2.0 777 Friday, July 19, 2019 Approved
Franz (Portable) 5.2.0-beta4 198 Tuesday, July 2, 2019 Approved
Franz (Portable) 5.2.0-beta3 202 Tuesday, June 25, 2019 Approved
Franz (Portable) 5.2.0-beta2 219 Wednesday, June 12, 2019 Approved
Franz (Portable) 5.2.0-beta1 163 Wednesday, June 12, 2019 Approved
Franz (Portable) 5.1.0 944 Thursday, April 25, 2019 Approved
Franz (Portable) 5.1.0-beta1 212 Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Approved
Franz (Portable) 5.0.1 498 Monday, March 25, 2019 Approved
Franz (Portable) 5.0.1-beta1 236 Monday, March 18, 2019 Exempted
Franz (Portable) 5.0.0 613 Friday, February 15, 2019 Approved
Franz (Portable) 5.0.0-beta24 306 Sunday, February 3, 2019 Exempted
Franz (Portable) 5.0.0-beta23 213 Friday, February 1, 2019 Exempted
Franz (Portable) 5.0.0-beta22 372 Thursday, December 13, 2018 Exempted
Franz (Portable) 5.0.0-beta21 213 Thursday, December 13, 2018 Exempted
Franz (Portable) 5.0.0-beta20 260 Wednesday, December 5, 2018 Exempted
Franz (Portable) 5.0.0-beta19-2 251 Monday, December 3, 2018 Exempted
Franz (Portable) 5.0.0-beta19 205 Monday, December 3, 2018 Exempted
Franz (Portable) 5.0.0-beta18 701 Thursday, April 5, 2018 Exempted
Franz (Portable) 5.0.0-beta17 370 Saturday, March 24, 2018 Exempted
Franz (Portable) 5.0.0-beta16 376 Friday, February 23, 2018 Exempted
Franz (Portable) 5.0.0-beta14 486 Monday, November 27, 2017 Exempted
Franz (Portable) 5.0.0-beta13 442 Monday, November 6, 2017 Exempted
Franz (Portable) 5.0.0-beta12 340 Monday, November 6, 2017 Exempted
Franz (Portable) 5.0.0-beta11 367 Thursday, November 2, 2017 Exempted
Franz (Portable) 4.0.4-beta 941 Friday, September 9, 2016 Exempted
Franz (Portable) 3.1.1-beta 479 Sunday, July 31, 2016 Exempted
Franz (Portable) 3.1.0-beta 388 Thursday, June 23, 2016 Exempted
Franz (Portable) 3.0.2-beta 451 Monday, June 20, 2016 Exempted
Franz (Portable) 3.0.1-beta 399 Thursday, June 16, 2016 Exempted
Franz (Install) 3.0-beta 395 Friday, June 10, 2016 Exempted
Franz (Install) 0.9.10-beta 442 Friday, April 22, 2016 Exempted

This package has no dependencies.

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