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PhraseExpress (Portable) 16.1.6

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This Package Contains an Exempted Check

Not All Tests Have Passed

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Exemption:

Temporarily exempted from package-verifier due to this issue: Package Verifier - Could not create secure channel failure #11


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install PhraseExpress (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade PhraseExpress (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall PhraseExpress (Portable), 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 phraseexpress.portable -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 phraseexpress.portable -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 phraseexpress.portable
    name: phraseexpress.portable
    version: '16.1.6'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'phraseexpress.portable' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '16.1.6'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller phraseexpress.portable
    Name     = "phraseexpress.portable"
    Version  = "16.1.6"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'phraseexpress.portable':
  ensure   => '16.1.6',
  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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This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.

  • Meta/virtual (*) - has a dependency on the *.install or the *.portable package - it is provided for discoverability and for other packages to take a dependency on.
  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
  • Install (*.install/*.app (deprecated naming convention)) - uses native installers, usually requires administrative access to install.

Learn more about chocolatey's distinction of installed versus portable apps and/or learn about this kind of package.

Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 16 Feb 2023.


  • Organize frequently used text snippets.
  • Expand abbreviations in any program.
  • Automate repetitive tasks.
  • Auto-complete phrases.
  • Quick access to the Windows clipboard history.
  • Correct spelling mistakes in any application.
  • Free for personal use


$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageName= 'PhraseExpress.Portable'
$toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url        = '' 
$url64      = $url

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  unzipLocation = $toolsDir
  fileType      = 'ZIP'
  url           = $url
  url64bit      = $url64

  softwareName  = 'PhraseExpress.Portable*'
  checksum      = '77BAC70D3DD6B4CAA74AB4E3A946977BA76F5C202510ABDB1615F13FB05CE3A8'
  checksumType  = 'sha256'

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

Uninstall-ChocolateyZipPackage 'PhraseExpress.Portable'

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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
PhraseExpress (Portable) 16.1.0 13 Tuesday, March 7, 2023 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 16.0.179 29 Saturday, December 31, 2022 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 16.0.0 29 Friday, December 16, 2022 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 15.0.95 47 Tuesday, September 6, 2022 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 15.0.94 96 Thursday, January 13, 2022 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 15.0.87 128 Monday, May 10, 2021 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 112 Saturday, March 6, 2021 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 15.0.84 82 Wednesday, February 10, 2021 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 15.0.77 104 Tuesday, January 5, 2021 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 15.0.72 81 Monday, December 14, 2020 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 14.0.184 70 Monday, December 14, 2020 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 14.0.177 352 Thursday, January 9, 2020 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 14.0.164 140 Friday, December 13, 2019 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 14.0.157 188 Wednesday, September 11, 2019 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 14.0.153 184 Wednesday, August 21, 2019 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 14.0.145 153 Thursday, June 20, 2019 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 14.0.122-beta 149 Wednesday, February 6, 2019 Exempted
PhraseExpress (Portable) 14.0.98-beta 187 Friday, November 30, 2018 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 14.0.69-beta4 199 Tuesday, November 20, 2018 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 14.0.69-beta3 201 Monday, November 12, 2018 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 14.0.69-beta2 209 Thursday, November 1, 2018 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 14.0.69-beta 190 Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 14.0.0 110 Friday, September 13, 2019 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 13.6.11 247 Thursday, August 23, 2018 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 13.6.10 242 Wednesday, June 6, 2018 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 13.6.7 271 Friday, May 11, 2018 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 13.0.85 308 Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 13.0.0 323 Thursday, January 18, 2018 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 13.0.0-beta 155 Thursday, December 6, 2018 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 12.0.148 345 Friday, November 3, 2017 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 12.0.144 391 Wednesday, June 7, 2017 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 12.0.137 414 Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 12.0.130 355 Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 12.0.128 331 Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 12.0.105 377 Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Approved
PhraseExpress (Portable) 12.0.98 342 Monday, September 19, 2016 Approved
PhraseExpress.Portable (Portable) 11.0.135 352 Saturday, July 2, 2016 Approved
PhraseExpress.Portable (Portable) 11.0.133 344 Friday, June 10, 2016 Approved
PhraseExpress.Portable (Portable) 11.0.132 402 Friday, March 11, 2016 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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