Downloads of v 2018.982:


Last Update:

18 Jan 2021

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • SoftMaker


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SoftMaker FreeOffice

2018.982 | Updated: 18 Jan 2021



Downloads of v 2018.982:



Software Author(s):

  • SoftMaker

SoftMaker FreeOffice 2018.982

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


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


To uninstall SoftMaker FreeOffice, 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 freeoffice -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 freeoffice -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 freeoffice installed
    name: freeoffice
    state: present
    version: 2018.982
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'freeoffice' do
  action    :install
  version  '2018.982'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: freeoffice,
    Version: 2018.982,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller freeoffice
   Name     = 'freeoffice'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '2018.982'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'freeoffice':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '2018.982',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install freeoffice version="2018.982" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 07 Feb 2021.


SoftMaker FreeOffice is free to use at home and for business.

After using it, you will agree that it is the best free alternative to Microsoft Office.

FreeOffice is a complete Office suite with a word processor, a spreadsheet application and a presentation program – all compatible with their counterparts in Microsoft Office.

What's the catch? There is none. Simply download it for free and use it for as long as you want. Millions of people use it every day and enjoy this great free Office suite.

System requirements:

  • Windows 7, 8, 10, Windows Server 2008 R2 or newer
  • macOS 10.10 or higher
  • Any PC-based Linux (32 or 64 bits)

Please Note This is an automatically updated package. If the package is outdated for more than two days, please let me know.

Warning Since the download link stays the same for each version, sometimes the checksum verification will fail. In that case either use the --ignore-checksum parameter or look for the updated and not yet approved package that has the correct checksum.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageName = $env:chocolateyPackageName

$packageArgs = @{
    packageName    = $packageName
    fileType       = 'msi'
    url            = ''
    checksum       = '270cddb2866a8d4f7a6581e58fe72cd511b0e7397878662e449a38b3a381d02d'
    checksumType   = 'sha256'
    silentArgs     = '/qn'

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
SoftMaker FreeOffice 2018.980 356 Saturday, November 14, 2020 Approved
SoftMaker FreeOffice 2018.978 109 Sunday, October 18, 2020 Approved

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