Downloads of v 3.5.2021010401:


Last Update:

04 Jan 2021

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Martin Pottendorfer
  • Marco van den Heuvel
  • Fabrizio Gennari
  • Groepaz
  • Olaf Seibert
  • Marcus Sutton
  • Kajtar Zsolt
  • AreaScout
  • Bas Wassink
  • et al.


WinVICE VICE Emulator Commodore C64 C128 PET VIC20

WinVICE Nightly

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3.5.2021010401 | Updated: 04 Jan 2021



Downloads of v 3.5.2021010401:



Software Author(s):

  • Martin Pottendorfer
  • Marco van den Heuvel
  • Fabrizio Gennari
  • Groepaz
  • Olaf Seibert
  • Marcus Sutton
  • Kajtar Zsolt
  • AreaScout
  • Bas Wassink
  • et al.

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WinVICE Nightly 3.5.2021010401

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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


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


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


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


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • 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. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade winvice-nightly -y --source="'STEP 3 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 winvice-nightly -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure winvice-nightly installed
    name: winvice-nightly
    state: present
    version: 3.5.2021010401
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'winvice-nightly' do
  action    :install
  version  '3.5.2021010401'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: winvice-nightly,
    Version: 3.5.2021010401,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller winvice-nightly
   Name     = 'winvice-nightly'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '3.5.2021010401'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'winvice-nightly':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '3.5.2021010401',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install winvice-nightly version="3.5.2021010401" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 11 Jan 2021.


VICE is a program that runs on a Unix, MS-DOS, Win32, OS/2, BeOS, QNX 4.x, QNX 6.x, Amiga, Syllable or Mac OS X machine and executes programs intended for the old 8-bit computers. The current version emulates the C64, the C64DTV, the C128, the VIC20, practically all PET models, the PLUS4 and the CBM-II (aka C610/C510). An extra emulator is provided for C64 expanded with the CMD SuperCPU.

$splits = $env:ChocolateyPackageVersion.Split('-')
$ver = $splits[0]
$rev = $splits[1]
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
$toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url        = ""

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  unzipLocation = $toolsDir
  url           = $url
  softwareName  = 'winvice*'
  checksum      = '54f0500a77515bdf75ede72188954a11738e62b91ae86cf5a02c824fd8917dac'
  checksumType  = 'sha256'
  validExitCodes= @(0, 3010, 1641)

Get-ChildItem $toolsDir | Where-Object -Property Name -Like '*GTK3VICE*' | Remove-Item -Recurse
Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
$gtkdir = "$((Get-ChildItem $toolsDir | Where-Object -Property Name -Like '*GTK3VICE*').FullName)"
New-Item -ItemType File "${gtkdir}/bin/gspawn-win64-helper-console.exe.ignore"
New-Item -ItemType File "${gtkdir}/bin/gspawn-win64-helper.exe.ignore"

foreach ($exe in $(Get-ChildItem -Path "$gtkdir/bin" -Filter '*.exe')) {
	Write-Host "Checking "$exe.Name
		@('gspawn-win64-helper.exe', 'gspawn-win64-helper-console.exe', 'petcat.exe', 'c1541.exe', 'cartconv.exe').Contains($exe.Name)
		) {
	Write-Host "Adding shortcut to "$exe.Name
	Install-ChocolateyShortcut `
	  -ShortcutFilePath "$([Environment]::GetFolderPath('CommonStartMenu'))/Programs/VICE/$($exe.BaseName).lnk" `
	  -TargetPath $exe.FullName
Remove-Item -Recurse "$([Environment]::GetFolderPath('CommonStartMenu'))/Programs/VICE"

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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).

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
WinVICE Nightly 3.5.0 61 Thursday, December 24, 2020 Approved
WinVICE Nightly 3.5-r39998 4 Saturday, May 8, 2021 Exempted
WinVICE Nightly 3.5-r39986 4 Friday, May 7, 2021 Exempted
WinVICE Nightly 3.5-r39985 4 Thursday, May 6, 2021 Exempted
WinVICE Nightly 3.5-r39984 4 Wednesday, May 5, 2021 Exempted
WinVICE Nightly 3.5-r39978 5 Tuesday, May 4, 2021 Exempted
WinVICE Nightly 3.5-r39977 7 Monday, May 3, 2021 Exempted
WinVICE Nightly 3.5-r39971 5 Sunday, May 2, 2021 Exempted
WinVICE Nightly 3.5-r39969 4 Friday, April 30, 2021 Exempted

This package has no dependencies.

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