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2020.5.2 | Updated: 21 Jan 2021



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insomnia-designer 2020.5.2

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To install insomnia-designer, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade insomnia-designer, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall insomnia-designer, 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 insomnia-designer -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 insomnia-designer -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 insomnia-designer installed
    name: insomnia-designer
    state: present
    version: 2020.5.2
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'insomnia-designer' do
  action    :install
  version  '2020.5.2'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: insomnia-designer,
    Version: 2020.5.2,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller insomnia-designer
   Name     = 'insomnia-designer'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '2020.5.2'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'insomnia-designer':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '2020.5.2',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install insomnia-designer version="2020.5.2" 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 TheCakeIsNaOH on 17 Feb 2021.


Insomnia Designer is a collaborative API Design editor built on-top of the Insomnia REST client (now called Insomnia Core) for designing, managing, debugging, and testing APIs. The primary goal of Insomnia Designer is to empower existing workflows, and provide unified workflows where needed.
Backed by Insomnia Core, powered by source control, and built with love. 💖

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  installerType = 'exe'
  url           = ''
  checksum      = 'A250E2565CDB81070F44C5BDDB1918F4E07ED6FD6EC6D7DE915DBEFA728D1F5F'
  checksumType  = 'sha256'
  silentArgs    = '--silent'
  validExitCodes= @(0)
  softwareName   = 'Insomnia Designer'

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

$packageName = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
$installerType = 'exe'
$silentArgs = '--uninstall --uninstall -s'
$validExitCodes = @(0)
$file = "$Env:USERPROFILE\AppData\Local\insomnia-designer\Update.exe"

Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage `
  -PackageName $packageName `
  -FileType $installerType `
  -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
  -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes `
  -File "$file"
# Delete junk files of Insomnia at $Env:USERPROFILE\AppData
Remove-Item "$Env:USERPROFILE\AppData\Local\insomnia-designer" -recurse
Remove-Item "$Env:USERPROFILE\AppData\Roaming\Insomnia Designer" -recurse

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