Downloads of v 2.5.6-Beta:


Last Update:

12 Dec 2020

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • snipaste team


snipaste screenshot


This is a prerelease version of Snipaste.

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

2.5.6-Beta | Updated: 12 Dec 2020



Downloads of v 2.5.6-Beta:



Software Author(s):

  • snipaste team

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Snipaste 2.5.6-Beta

This is a prerelease version of Snipaste.

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

Learn More

Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Snipaste, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


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


To uninstall Snipaste, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:

📝 NOTE: 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 snipaste -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --prerelease [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 snipaste -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --prerelease

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install snipaste
    name: snipaste
    version: '2.5.6-Beta'
    state: present
    allow_prerelease: yes

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'snipaste' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2.5.6-Beta'
  options  '--prerelease'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller snipaste
    Name        = "snipaste"
    Version     = "2.5.6-Beta"
    Source      = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
    chocoParams = "--prerelease"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'snipaste':
  ensure          => '2.5.6-Beta',
  install_options => ['--prerelease'],
  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.

This package is exempt from moderation. While it is likely safe for you, there is more risk involved.

Snipaste is not just a snipping tool.

It can boost your productivity if you get used to its 'paste'!

Get-Process "Snipaste" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue | Stop-Process -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$toolsPath = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
$shortcutPath = [Environment]::GetFolderPath("Programs") + '\Snipaste.lnk'
$unzipLocation = $Env:LOCALAPPDATA + "\$env:ChocolateyPackageName"
$fileName32 = ''
$fileName64 = ''

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  unzipLocation  = $unzipLocation

  file           = "$toolsPath\$fileName32"
  file64         = "$toolsPath\$fileName64"

  validExitCodes = @(0, 3010, 1641)

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs

$exePath = (Get-Childitem -Path $unzipLocation -Filter "snipaste.exe" -Recurse).fullname
Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath $shortcutPath -targetPath "$exePath"
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$shortcutPath = [Environment]::GetFolderPath("Programs") + '\Snipaste.lnk'
$unzipLocation = $Env:LOCALAPPDATA + "\$env:ChocolateyPackageName"

Remove-Item -Path $shortcutPath -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
Remove-Item -Path $unzipLocation -Recurse -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue 
© 2016-2020 Snipaste. All rights reserved.
md5: 5EED0FBC8FDCEF95BD02B30012559214 | sha1: BEE27B8A38B52830B8AA0EDD1C7DBA0470982451 | sha256: 37EF43985A20981BB281F665A432505D917851326C86851ED0C37DEE5B60C4F3 | sha512: B09006A5EBCD99CCF0F84142B2AD81D2CED34FCA3FA8BF5D32449736BB6FCF0D2EBF8A1702001FA2FE741557B98FB955444C27EBC85EC3912C2864EF46D02077
md5: 7A69045B71BEC4322B289D96A3253693 | sha1: E072F76B50ECB4A58A1482B47FDE32EC8E09DD51 | sha256: 450101C427A5FB4FD516EBF2545A38639501B3E7C573699F96DC6D43C291C3A5 | sha512: E1D5E47F4BAF338594B00C97947605699DA343429BA4B1A2E34CB4473545C3A477251C0BBE36200E3B2F5771D2B5E44B69E84D9F7D654FF24DF80311CFD61A71
Verification is intended to assist the Chocolatey moderators and community
in verifying that this package's contents are trustworthy.
The installer have been downloaded from and can be verified like this:

1. Download the following installers:
  32-Bit: <>
  64-Bit: <>

2. You can use one of the following methods to obtain the checksum
  - Use powershell function 'Get-Filehash'
  - Use chocolatey utility 'checksum.exe'

  checksum type: sha256
  checksum32: 450101C427A5FB4FD516EBF2545A38639501B3E7C573699F96DC6D43C291C3A5
  checksum64: 37EF43985A20981BB281F665A432505D917851326C86851ED0C37DEE5B60C4F3

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
Snipaste 2.5.6-Beta 239 Saturday, December 12, 2020 Exempted
Snipaste 2.5.5-Beta 85 Monday, November 30, 2020 Exempted
Snipaste 2.5.4-Beta 93 Friday, November 6, 2020 Exempted
Snipaste 2.5.3-Beta 60 Wednesday, November 4, 2020 Exempted
Snipaste 2.5.2-Beta 71 Friday, October 23, 2020 Exempted
Snipaste 2.5.1-Beta 90 Friday, August 28, 2020 Exempted
Snipaste 2.5-Beta 68 Friday, August 14, 2020 Exempted
Snipaste 2.4-Beta 111 Sunday, May 24, 2020 Exempted
Snipaste 2.3.5-Beta 111 Wednesday, April 15, 2020 Exempted
Snipaste 2.3.3-Beta 84 Thursday, April 9, 2020 Exempted

This package has no dependencies.

Discussion for the Snipaste Package

Ground Rules:

  • This discussion is only about Snipaste and the Snipaste package. If you have feedback for Chocolatey, please contact the Google Group.
  • This discussion will carry over multiple versions. If you have a comment about a particular version, please note that in your comments.
  • The maintainers of this Chocolatey Package will be notified about new comments that are posted to this Disqus thread, however, it is NOT a guarantee that you will get a response. If you do not hear back from the maintainers after posting a message below, please follow up by using the link on the left side of this page or follow this link to contact maintainers. If you still hear nothing back, please follow the package triage process.
  • Tell us what you love about the package or Snipaste, or tell us what needs improvement.
  • Share your experiences with the package, or extra configuration or gotchas that you've found.
  • If you use a url, the comment will be flagged for moderation until you've been whitelisted. Disqus moderated comments are approved on a weekly schedule if not sooner. It could take between 1-5 days for your comment to show up.
comments powered by Disqus