Downloads of v 3.0.2180.0:


Last Update:

09 Jun 2018

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Pascal Pharand


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WinHue (Install)

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3.0.2180.0 | Updated: 09 Jun 2018



Downloads of v 3.0.2180.0:



Software Author(s):

  • Pascal Pharand

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WinHue (Install) 3.0.2180.0

This is not the latest version of WinHue (Install) available.

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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


Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install WinHue (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade WinHue (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall WinHue (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:

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1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

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2. Setup Your Environment

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Please see the organizational deployment guide

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  • Open Source or Commercial:
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    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade winhue -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'3.0.2180.0'" [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 winhue -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'3.0.2180.0'" 

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install winhue
    name: winhue
    version: '3.0.2180.0'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'winhue' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '3.0.2180.0'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller winhue
    Name     = "winhue"
    Version  = "3.0.2180.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'winhue':
  ensure   => '3.0.2180.0',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

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This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 28 Jun 2018.


(Officially WinHue 3 RC5)

Screenshot of WinHue


WinHue is a desktop application that can control the Philips Hue lighting system. It is easy to install and use, and is one of the few fully-featured Hue apps on Windows.

Plus, it's FREE!

Edit Everything

Many items on the Hue bridge can be created, modified and deleted. These include:

  • Groups
  • Schedules
  • Scenes
  • Rules
  • Sensors
  • More!

Timer and schedules can also be set to recurr at certain times!

Full Control

WinHue allows ultimate control of lights and groups.

  • Name
  • Color
  • Brightness
  • White Temperature
  • Saturation

Quick and easy setup with support for multiple bridges means you'll be up and running with little more than a tap of the push-link button on your bridge.

And Finally...

WinHue also has a fully-featured console application bundled with the installer.


$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$packageName    = 'winhue'
$installerType  = 'EXE'
$url            = '' 
$checksum       = '1B17E738BEE241E336CF21EAFBD94013E9D1089B1BB6BD42550AF1E65C26A171'
$validExitCodes = @(0)

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  fileType      = 'EXE' 
  url           = $url
  silentArgs    = $silentArgs  
  validExitCodes= $validExitCodes
  softwareName  = 'WinHue*'
  checksum      = $checksum
  checksumType  = 'sha256'   

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
WinHue (Install) 3.0.2180.0 268 Saturday, June 9, 2018 Approved
WinHue (Install) 3.0.1422.0 369 Sunday, January 21, 2018 Approved
WinHue (Install) 3.0.28 409 Friday, April 28, 2017 Approved
WinHue (Install) 3.0.27 512 Sunday, March 26, 2017 Approved
WinHue (Install) 3.0.25 330 Friday, February 17, 2017 Approved
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