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Downloads of v 3.36:


Last Update:

05 Apr 2017

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • André Simon


syntax highlight code programming utilities

Highlight Code Converter

This is not the latest version of Highlight Code Converter available.

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3.36 | Updated: 05 Apr 2017



Downloads of v 3.36:



Software Author(s):

  • André Simon

Highlight Code Converter 3.36

This is not the latest version of Highlight Code Converter available.

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

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 Highlight Code Converter, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Highlight Code Converter, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Highlight Code Converter, 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 highlight -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'3.36'" [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 highlight -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'3.36'" 

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install highlight
    name: highlight
    version: '3.36'
    state: present

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

chocolatey_package 'highlight' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '3.36'

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

cChocoPackageInstaller highlight
    Name     = "highlight"
    Version  = "3.36"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

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

package { 'highlight':
  ensure   => '3.36',
  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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Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 19 Jul 2017.


Highlight converts sourcecode to HTML, XHTML, RTF, LaTeX, TeX, SVG, BBCode and terminal escape sequences with coloured syntax highlighting. Language definitions and colour themes are customizable.

$packageArgs = @{
   packageName = 'highlight'
   fileType = 'exe'
   silentArgs = '/verysilent'
   url64bit = 'http://www.andre-simon.de/zip/highlight-setup-3.36-x64.exe'
   checksum64 = '231be206b1e43bf4473455931b7e5cef625b4963d333f883b7fc4f51e2cec76d'
   checksumType64 = 'sha256'

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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
Highlight Code Converter 4.0 198 Wednesday, April 7, 2021 Approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.55 495 Thursday, January 30, 2020 Approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.44 450 Tuesday, July 24, 2018 Approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.43 354 Tuesday, May 1, 2018 Approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.41 426 Monday, January 15, 2018 Approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.40 453 Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.39 523 Tuesday, August 1, 2017 Approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.36 507 Wednesday, April 5, 2017 Approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.35 429 Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.34 486 Sunday, January 1, 2017 Approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.33 477 Thursday, November 3, 2016 Approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.32 474 Monday, September 26, 2016 Approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.31 477 Tuesday, August 2, 2016 Approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.29 453 Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.28 434 Wednesday, February 17, 2016 Approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.27 433 Friday, January 22, 2016 Approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.26 487 Tuesday, January 19, 2016 Approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.23 445 Thursday, August 6, 2015 Approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.22 522 Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.21 489 Tuesday, February 3, 2015 Approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.20 539 Monday, December 8, 2014 Approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.19 510 Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.18 495 Thursday, April 10, 2014 Approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.17 542 Friday, January 17, 2014 Approved
Highlight Code Converter 3.16.1 518 Thursday, December 26, 2013 Approved

  • no more 32-bit build
  • fixed code folding plugin to support more Ruby conditional modifiers (thanks to Jens Schleusener)
  • fixed Perl quoted string highlighting (thanks to Jens Schleusener)
  • added new GeneratorOverride syntax definition parameter
  • added Filenames parameter in filetypes.conf to assign input filenames to syntax types (suggested by Andy)
  • added FASM definition and edit-fasm theme (thanks to Tristano Ajmone)
  • added outhtml_ie7_webctrl plug-in (suggested by Tristano Ajmone)
  • GUI: file extensions can be configured for multiple languages, triggers syntax selection prompt
  • GUI: added Italian translation (thanks to Tristano Ajmone)

This package has no dependencies.

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