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Last Update:

24 Apr 2017

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

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NAPS2 (Not Another PDF Scanner 2) (Portable)

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5.3.3 | Updated: 24 Apr 2017



Downloads of v 5.3.3:



Software Author(s):

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NAPS2 (Not Another PDF Scanner 2) (Portable) 5.3.3

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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


To install NAPS2 (Not Another PDF Scanner 2) (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade NAPS2 (Not Another PDF Scanner 2) (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall NAPS2 (Not Another PDF Scanner 2) (Portable), 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 naps2.portable -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 naps2.portable -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 naps2.portable installed
    name: naps2.portable
    state: present
    version: 5.3.3
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'naps2.portable' do
  action    :install
  version  '5.3.3'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: naps2.portable,
    Version: 5.3.3,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller naps2.portable
   Name     = 'naps2.portable'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '5.3.3'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'naps2.portable':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '5.3.3',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install naps2.portable version="5.3.3" 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 AdmiringWorm on 08 Jul 2020.


NAPS2 is a document scanning application with a focus on simplicity and ease of use. Scan your documents from WIA- and TWAIN-compatible scanners, organize the pages as you like, and save them as PDF, TIFF, JPEG, PNG, and other file formats.

Graphical User Interface

  • Executable: NAPS2.Portable.exe

Conmmand-line Interface

$packageName = 'naps2.portable'
$url = ''
$checksum = '1df1408ef0af95057c8f3e5466cad12f2e479c1c007e8e998f55ce410bf8e690'
$checksumType = 'sha256'
$toolsDir = Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                             -Url "$url" `
                             -UnzipLocation "$toolsDir" `
                             -Checksum "$checksum" `
                             -ChecksumType "$checksumType"

Write-Verbose "Creating GUI executable sidecar for shimgen.exe"
$guiExe = Join-Path $toolsDir "NAPS2.Portable.exe"
Set-Content -Path ("$guiExe.gui") `
            -Value $null

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