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Downloads of v 1.4.16:


Last Update:

14 Oct 2023

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):



markdown editor note keeping wiki


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1.4.16 | Updated: 14 Oct 2023



Downloads of v 1.4.16:



Software Author(s):


Obsidian 1.4.16

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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 Obsidian, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


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


To uninstall Obsidian, 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

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 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 obsidian -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 obsidian -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 obsidian
    name: obsidian
    version: '1.4.16'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'obsidian' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '1.4.16'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller obsidian
    Name     = "obsidian"
    Version  = "1.4.16"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'obsidian':
  ensure   => '1.4.16',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

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 14 Oct 2023.


A second brain, for you, forever.

Obsidian is a powerful knowledge base that works on top of a local folder of plain text Markdown files.


The human brain is non-linear: we jump from idea to idea, all the time. Your second brain should work the same.

In Obsidian, making and following [[connections]] is frictionless. Tend to your notes like a gardener; at the end of the day, sit back and marvel at your own knowledge graph.

Note-taking is incredibly personal. Tried every app, but there's always something not quite right? You deserve better.

Obsidian is built to be extensible. With 22 core plugins and 116 community plugins, set up your own toolkit and get running in minutes.

You'll even be able to install third party plugins or build your own once Obsidian reaches v1.0. Sky's the limit.

In our age when cloud services can shut down, get bought, or change privacy policy any day, the last thing you want is proprietary formats and data lock-in.

With Obsidian, your data sits in a local folder. Never leave your life's work held hostage in the cloud again.

Plain text Markdown also gives you the unparalleled interoperability to use any kind of sync, encryption, or data processing that works with plain text files.

To change the installation directory use the parameter --install-arguments='"/D=C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Local\Obsidian"'
Please Note: This is an automatically updated package. If the package is outdated for more than two days, please let me know!

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageName = $env:chocolateyPackageName

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = $packageName
  fileType       = 'exe'
  url            = ''
  checksum       = '73e2373f7b3496a44772ca598fe93ace2ffb1acee6f1966a78535682940996d2'
  checksumType   = 'sha256'
  url64bit       = ''
  checksum64     = 'eb60f93f3ce10c2f4d0f8ab45ea0d457a9975f5b2f108691773951ce02d85526'
  checksumType64 = 'sha256'
  silentArgs     = '/S'

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
Obsidian 4294 Friday, September 29, 2023 Approved
Obsidian 1.4.14 2529 Wednesday, September 27, 2023 Approved
Obsidian 1.4.13 3980 Saturday, September 16, 2023 Approved
Obsidian 1.4.12 1626 Wednesday, September 13, 2023 Approved
Obsidian 1.4.11 1093 Tuesday, September 12, 2023 Approved
Obsidian 1.4.5 3655 Friday, September 1, 2023 Approved
Obsidian 1.3.7 6085 Tuesday, August 1, 2023 Approved
Obsidian 1.3.5 6789 Monday, June 5, 2023 Approved
Obsidian 1.3.4 2903 Thursday, May 25, 2023 Approved
Obsidian 1.3.3 783 Wednesday, May 24, 2023 Approved
Obsidian 1.2.8 3020 Wednesday, May 10, 2023 Approved
Obsidian 1.2.7 2220 Wednesday, May 3, 2023 Approved
Obsidian 1.1.16 5819 Friday, March 3, 2023 Approved
Obsidian 1.1.15 2199 Thursday, February 23, 2023 Approved
Obsidian 1.1.9 5575 Saturday, December 24, 2022 Approved
Obsidian 191 Friday, December 23, 2022 Approved
Obsidian 1.1.8 1446 Wednesday, December 21, 2022 Approved
Obsidian 1.0.3 2442 Thursday, December 8, 2022 Approved
Obsidian 1.0.0 4904 Friday, October 14, 2022 Approved
Obsidian 0.15.9 4704 Wednesday, July 27, 2022 Approved
Obsidian 0.15.8 915 Saturday, July 23, 2022 Approved
Obsidian 0.15.6 1409 Thursday, July 14, 2022 Approved
Obsidian 0.14.15 2621 Thursday, June 9, 2022 Approved
Obsidian 0.14.6 3111 Tuesday, April 19, 2022 Approved
Obsidian 0.14.5 1087 Tuesday, April 12, 2022 Approved
Obsidian 0.14.2 1576 Tuesday, March 29, 2022 Approved
Obsidian 0.13.31 1787 Wednesday, March 9, 2022 Approved
Obsidian 0.13.30 390 Tuesday, March 8, 2022 Approved
Obsidian 0.13.24 2019 Friday, February 4, 2022 Approved
Obsidian 0.13.23 859 Friday, January 28, 2022 Approved
Obsidian 0.13.19 1442 Thursday, January 6, 2022 Approved
Obsidian 0.13.14 1010 Wednesday, December 22, 2021 Approved
Obsidian 0.12.19 2009 Tuesday, October 19, 2021 Approved
Obsidian 0.12.15 1331 Friday, September 3, 2021 Approved
Obsidian 0.12.12 813 Wednesday, August 4, 2021 Approved
Obsidian 0.12.10 367 Monday, July 12, 2021 Approved
Obsidian 0.12.5 68 Tuesday, June 22, 2021 Approved
Obsidian 0.12.4 74 Tuesday, June 8, 2021 Approved
Obsidian 0.12.3 361 Saturday, May 29, 2021 Approved
Obsidian 0.11.5 1045 Friday, March 19, 2021 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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