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Downloads of v 8.0.0:


Last Update:

08 Nov 2023

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • https://github.com/PrismLauncher/PrismLauncher/graphs/contributors


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Prism Launcher

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8.0.0 | Updated: 08 Nov 2023



Downloads of v 8.0.0:



Software Author(s):

  • https://github.com/PrismLauncher/PrismLauncher/graphs/contributors

Prism Launcher 8.0.0

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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 Prism Launcher, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


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


To uninstall Prism Launcher, 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 prismlauncher -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 prismlauncher -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 prismlauncher
    name: prismlauncher
    version: '8.0.0'
    state: present

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

chocolatey_package 'prismlauncher' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '8.0.0'

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

cChocoPackageInstaller prismlauncher
    Name     = "prismlauncher"
    Version  = "8.0.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

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

package { 'prismlauncher':
  ensure   => '8.0.0',
  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 08 Nov 2023.


Prism Launcher

An Open Source Minecraft launcher with the ability to manage multiple instances, accounts and mods. Focused on user freedom and free redistributability.


Legacy versions for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 have been discontinued as OpenSSL 1.1 has hit EOL and Qt5 does not provide th required OpenSSL binaries anymore.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'; # stop on all errors
$pp         = Get-PackageParameters
$toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$installDir = Join-Path "$(Get-ToolsLocation)" "Prism Launcher"
$url      = 'https://github.com/PrismLauncher/PrismLauncher/releases/download/8.0/PrismLauncher-Windows-MSVC-8.0.zip'
$checksum = '1f3f72219b7fd0a7a240af52841a7beb53cac83004b7f0c9fcdff9fd462252d5'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  unzipLocation = $installDir
  url           = $url
  softwareName  = 'Prism Launcher*'
  checksum      = $checksum
  checksumType  = 'sha256'

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs

Write-Host "Creating Start Menu and Desktop shortcuts"
$startmenu = Join-Path $env:programdata "Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs"
Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath $(Join-Path $startmenu "Prism Launcher.lnk") -TargetPath $(Join-Path $installDir "prismlauncher.exe")
$desktop = [Environment]::GetFolderPath("Desktop")
Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath $(Join-Path $desktop "Prism Launcher.lnk") -TargetPath $(Join-Path $installDir "prismlauncher.exe")
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'; # stop on all errors
$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  softwareName  = 'Prism Launcher*'

Write-Host "Removing Start Menu and Desktop shortcuts"
$StartMenuShortcut = Join-Path $env:programdata "Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Prism Launcher.lnk"
$DesktopShortcut = Join-Path $([Environment]::GetFolderPath("Desktop")) "Prism Launcher.lnk"
if (Test-Path $StartMenuShortcut) {
  Remove-Item $StartMenuShortcut
if (Test-Path $DesktopShortcut) {
  Remove-Item $DesktopShortcut

Write-Host "Removing Prism Launcher"
$installDir = Join-Path "$(Get-ToolsLocation)" "Prism Launcher"
if (Test-Path $installDir) {
  Remove-Item -Recurse $installDir

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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
Prism Launcher 7.2.20230730 2242 Sunday, July 30, 2023 Approved
Prism Launcher 7.2.0 57 Sunday, July 30, 2023 Approved
Prism Launcher 7.1.0 1040 Monday, June 19, 2023 Approved
Prism Launcher 7.0.0 95 Monday, June 19, 2023 Approved
Prism Launcher 6.3 1238 Sunday, February 5, 2023 Approved
Prism Launcher 6.1 407 Monday, December 19, 2022 Approved
Prism Launcher 6.0 148 Tuesday, December 13, 2022 Approved
Prism Launcher 5.2 204 Tuesday, November 15, 2022 Approved
Prism Launcher 5.1 102 Thursday, November 10, 2022 Approved
Prism Launcher 5.0 107 Thursday, October 20, 2022 Approved


  • Acknowledge version release types from mod platforms
  • Add CurseForge modpack export
  • Add FTB App import
  • Add NeoForge support
  • Add a search bar to version lists
  • Add button to remove mod metadata
  • Add customizable background cats using cat packs
  • Add exporting mod lists to text files
  • Add image column to resource pages
  • Add link to mods' websites
  • Add mod count to mods page
  • Add optional fixes for loading skins in legacy versions
  • Add warning when removing an account
  • Added Global Dependenicies toggle
  • Added welcome screen
  • Allow configuring amount of concurrent tasks
  • Allow showing playtime in hours
  • Allow updating managed packs from local file
  • Autodetect Java bundled with official launcher
  • Automatically download mod dependencies
  • CurseForge URL handling
  • Custom environment variables
  • Implement installing shaders from CurseForge
  • Implement updater for Windows and Linux
  • More system properties
  • Prevent custom commands from using colored output
  • Renaming instance groups
  • Resolve dependencies when updating mods
  • Show progress bar when exporting instances
  • [Linux] Add more Java installation directories
  • [Linux] Add support for Snap packaging
  • [Linux] Filter source in Nix Flake & add controller support
  • [macOS] Add macOS support to Nix


  • Add suport for ATLauncher browser download
  • Add support for multiple custom icon themes and improve UX around themes
  • Add support for multiple mod loader filters for CurseForge
  • Added version check for neoforge filter
  • Allow disabling bundling and Sparkle updater when building
  • Allow editing of running instances
  • Better instance shortcuts on macOS
  • Bump Qt to Qt 6.6.0
  • Combine launch buttons in instance window, persist profiler
  • Don't enable address sanitizer in debug builds by default
  • Don't instantiate nixpkgs in Flake
  • Don't update Java minimum memory based on maximum memory allocation
  • Fix links and add images to modpack changelogs
  • Generate predictable UUIDs for offline accounts
  • Implement GLFW/OpenAL override by defining and auto-detecting paths to library files
  • Improve design of instance group header
  • Improvements and refinements to pack export
  • Improvements to modpack UX
  • Introduce more strict compiler warnings and fix them
  • Refactor mod metadata write
  • Reformat codebase
  • Replace typedef with using
  • Resolve Forge versions for CurseForge modpacks using meta
  • Revamp loader installation UI
  • Simplify flame and modrinth exports
  • Skip folders when updating mods
  • Various UI tweaks
  • [Linux] Switch to garnix for Nix builds
  • [Linux] Use addOpenGLRunpath.driverLink in Nix wrapper
  • [macOS,Windows] Update to Qt 6.5.2


  • Add some missing strings to translations
  • Allow loading themes with missing resources folder
  • Don't display invalid shaders
  • Don't omit empty lines in log output
  • Don't reset meta URL on launch
  • Don't update mods if no mod loader is installed
  • Enable antialiasing for mod and pack icons
  • Fix crash when hiding columns on resource packs page
  • Fix crash when installing some ATLauncher packs
  • Fix crash with mod icon caching
  • Fix filtering in instance export
  • Fix importing Quilt/Fabric packs from CurseForge
  • Fix Java memory bein unset on initial setup
  • Fix parsing of resource packs
  • Fix save location of FTB packs
  • Fix several issues around instance groups
  • Fix squished mod icons
  • Fix task progress being stuck if a task is aborted
  • Fix transparency in skin icon
  • Fix typo in Task code
  • Fix various list interactions
  • Fix wrong account selection
  • Gracefully handle invalid cache metadata
  • Ignore cache files by default when exporting instances
  • Localize sorting options for resource and shader packs
  • Only build updater when correct conditions are met
  • Pack import fixes and improvements
  • Preserve file extension of instance icon when importing
  • Refactor ImgurUpload
  • Reintroduce parsing of INI files
  • Replace references to "Minecraft account"
  • Reset status label when deleting instance
  • Update copyright year
  • Update default account when accounts change
  • [Linux] Fix build on Arch Linux with Qt 6.6
  • [Linux] Fix loading MangoHud
  • [Windows] Fix attaching logs to console
  • [Windows] Fix copying folder attributes


  • Drop "DirectJava" launch method
  • Drop support for Mojang accounts
  • Remove Quilt Beacon toggle
  • Remove warning about Quilt being unsupported with CurseForge modpacks
  • [Windows] Remove Windows 7/8 support from app manifest

Full Changelog: https://github.com/PrismLauncher/PrismLauncher/compare/7.2...8.0

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