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Downloads of v 5.9.2:


Last Update:

08 Nov 2016

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Martin Přikryl


scp sftp ftp client admin

WinSCP (Install)

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

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5.9.2 | Updated: 08 Nov 2016



Downloads of v 5.9.2:


Software Author(s):

  • Martin Přikryl

WinSCP (Install) 5.9.2

This is not the latest version of WinSCP (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

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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


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


To uninstall WinSCP (Install), 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 winscp.install -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'5.9.2'" [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 winscp.install -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'5.9.2'" 

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install winscp.install
    name: winscp.install
    version: '5.9.2'
    state: present

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

chocolatey_package 'winscp.install' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '5.9.2'

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

cChocoPackageInstaller winscp.install
    Name     = "winscp.install"
    Version  = "5.9.2"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

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

package { 'winscp.install':
  ensure   => '5.9.2',
  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.


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 08 Nov 2016.


WinSCP is an open source free SFTP client, SCP client, FTPS client and FTP client for Windows. Its main function is file transfer between a local and a remote computer. Beyond this, WinSCP offers scripting and basic file manager functionality.



$packageName = 'winscp.install'
$packageSearch = 'WinSCP 5.9.2'
$packageVersion = '5.9.2'
$versionShort = ($packageVersion).Replace(".","")
$url = 'https://sourceforge.net/projects/winscp/files/WinSCP/5.9.2/WinSCP-5.9.2-Setup.exe'
$checksum = 'ee792526726fa077081502232e04de61110e4d4e'
$checksumType = 'sha1'
$validExitCodes = @(0)

$language = (Get-Culture).TwoLetterISOLanguageName.ToLower()
if ($language -eq $null) {
    $language = 'en' # Fallback language if others fail

$installerType = 'exe'

Install-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                          -FileType "$installerType" `
                          -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                          -Url "$url" `
                          -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes `
                          -Checksum "$checksum" `
                          -ChecksumType "$checksumType"

# install translation language file if English is not the primary system language
if ($language -ne 'en') {
  # get registry object for installed WinSCP
  $reg = Get-ItemProperty -Path @( 'HKLM:\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*',
                                    'HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*' ) `
                           -ErrorAction:SilentlyContinue `
          | Where-Object   { $_.DisplayName -like "$packageSearch" }
  $langFileName = "WinSCP.$language"
  $installLoc = $reg.InstallLocation
  # install translation file if it exists
  $wc = New-Object Net.WebClient
  $html = $wc.DownloadString("http://www.winscp.net/eng/translations.php")
  $compatLangs = [Regex]::Matches($trans, "\w{2}(?=\.zip)")
  if ($compatLangs.Value -contains "$language") {
    $urlLang = 'http://winscp.net/translations/dll/' + $versionShort + '/' + $language + '.zip'
    Write-Host "[$packageName] Download file with translate '$language': $urlLang"
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                                 -Url "$urlLang" `
                                 -UnzipLocation "$installLoc"
    Write-Host "[$packageName] *** If your language is not set automatically. Please select your language in Preferences -> Languages ***"
  } else {
    Write-Warning "Download file for translation language `"'$language'`" was not found."
    Write-Warning "Please help create a translation file for your language."
    Write-Warning "See winscp.net/translations.php for more information"
$packageName = 'winscp.install'
$packageSearch = 'WinSCP 5.9.2'
$installerType = 'exe'
$validExitCodes = @(0)

Get-ItemProperty -Path @( 'HKLM:\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*',
                          'HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*' ) `
                 -ErrorAction:SilentlyContinue `
| Where-Object   { $_.DisplayName -like "$packageSearch" } `
| ForEach-Object { Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                                               -FileType "$installerType" `
                                               -SilentArgs "$($silentArgs)" `
                                               -File "$($_.UninstallString.Replace('"',''))" `
                                               -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes }

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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.

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WinSCP (Install) 5.21.1 82470 Friday, June 24, 2022 Approved
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WinSCP (Install) 5.17.5 48397 Monday, April 27, 2020 Approved
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WinSCP (Install) 5.17.3 45148 Wednesday, April 1, 2020 Approved
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WinSCP (Install) 5.15.9 82968 Thursday, December 5, 2019 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.15.7 18604 Wednesday, November 27, 2019 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.15.5 45065 Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.15.4 38893 Monday, September 16, 2019 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.15.3 47357 Sunday, July 21, 2019 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.15.2 65294 Wednesday, May 29, 2019 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.15.1 48084 Thursday, April 11, 2019 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.15 28707 Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.13.9 15435 Tuesday, March 19, 2019 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.13.8 23231 Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.13.7 33266 Tuesday, January 8, 2019 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.13.6 20664 Wednesday, December 12, 2018 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.13.5 17919 Wednesday, November 21, 2018 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.13.4 50152 Friday, August 31, 2018 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.13.3 42160 Monday, June 18, 2018 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.13.2 44155 Friday, May 11, 2018 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.13.1 26345 Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.13 20570 Monday, February 19, 2018 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.11.3 28932 Thursday, December 14, 2017 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.11.2 29345 Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.11.1 15091 Friday, September 8, 2017 Approved
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WinSCP (Install) 5.9.5 17958 Saturday, April 22, 2017 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 11747 Friday, March 24, 2017 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.9.4 10542 Tuesday, February 28, 2017 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.9.3 18264 Saturday, December 3, 2016 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.9.2 8036 Tuesday, November 8, 2016 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.9.1 26222 Friday, August 12, 2016 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.9 6197 Friday, July 22, 2016 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.7.7 9902 Sunday, March 6, 2016 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.7.6 15073 Saturday, November 7, 2015 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.7.5 11091 Tuesday, August 11, 2015 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.7.4 555 Thursday, June 18, 2015 Approved
WinSCP (Install) 5.7.3 7900 Monday, May 25, 2015 Approved



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