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Downloads of v 9.14.2:


Last Update:

27 Feb 2024

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Luis Ángel San Martín


yacreader yac ecomic comic yacreaderlibrary manga foss image rar zip cbr cbz tar pdf 7z cb7 jpeg gif png tiff bmp


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9.14.2 | Updated: 27 Feb 2024



Downloads of v 9.14.2:


Software Author(s):

  • Luis Ángel San Martín

YACReader 9.14.2

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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 YACReader, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


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


To uninstall YACReader, 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 yacreader -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 yacreader -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 yacreader
    name: yacreader
    version: '9.14.2'
    state: present

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

chocolatey_package 'yacreader' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '9.14.2'

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

cChocoPackageInstaller yacreader
    Name     = "yacreader"
    Version  = "9.14.2"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

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

package { 'yacreader':
  ensure   => '9.14.2',
  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.

Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator Windos on 03 Mar 2024.


YACReader *(Yet Another Comic Reader) allows you to read, browse, and manage your comics collection.


  • Browse a comic collections using beautiful, customizable and smooth "comic flow" transitions

  • Support for a wide variety of comic files and image types.

    • rar, zip, cbr, cbz, tar, pdf, 7z, cb7, jpeg, gif, png, tiff, and bmp
  • Configurable page viewing options.

    • Jump to page
    • Double page mode
    • Multiple page zoom modes
    • Fullscreen mode
    • Bookmarks
    • Image rotation
    • Customizable background color
    • Various eye candy
    • and more
  • Image adjustments and improvements with brightness, contrast, and gamma sliders.


  • Search through your comic collection
  • Track your reading progress through comics
  • Tag your comics using Comic Vine
    • Title, number, volume, authors, and more.

Package Installation Details

  • This version includes the 64-bit version of yacreader, if you wish to continue using the 32-bit version you need to pass --x86 when calling choco install/update
  • The default installation location will be in your 'Program Files' or 'Program Files (x86)' folder, for the 64 and 32 bit versions respectively.
  • If any setup command line paramaters need to be passed, please know that the installation system used is Inno Setup. The silent arguments used may be found in the package source repo.

$processName = 'YACReader*'
$process = Get-Process -Name $processName

if ($process) {
  Write-Host "Stopping YACReader processes..."
  Stop-Process -InputObject $process
  Start-Sleep -Seconds 3
  $process = Get-Process -Name $processName
  if ($process) {
    Write-Warning "One or more YACReader processes failed to close. `nKilling YACReader processes..."
    Stop-Process -InputObject $process -Force
  Write-Warning "YACReader will not be started after upgrading..."
$toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$fileLocation = Join-Path $toolsDir 'YACReader*winx86.exe'
$file64Location = Join-Path $toolsDir 'YACReader*winx64.exe'
$url        = 'https://github.com/YACReader/yacreader/releases/download/9.14.2/YACReader-v9.14.2.2402143-winx86-7z.exe'
$url64      = 'https://github.com/YACReader/yacreader/releases/download/9.14.2/YACReader-v9.14.2.2402143-winx64-7z-qt6.exe'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  unzipLocation = $toolsDir
  fileType      = 'exe'
  url           = $url
  url64bit      = $url64
  file			= $fileLocation
  file64		= $file64Location
  softwareName  = 'YACReader*'
  checksum      = '0ea5e956ac7c23a31884463c1121ae5d39aaa6b844ead74f9624f5098f0fd918'
  checksumType  = 'sha256'
  checksum64    = '094166a5b4a164c1a7e1ee594870ef9a4e22fc8774024d32a6772b0ca927fe72'
  checksumType64= 'sha256'
  validExitCodes= @(0, 3010, 1641)

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  softwareName  = 'YACReader v*'
  fileType      = 'exe'
  validExitCodes= @(0, 3010, 1605, 1614, 1641)

$uninstalled = $false
[array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $packageArgs['softwareName']

if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
  $key | % { 
    $packageArgs['file'] = "$($_.UninstallString)"
    if ($packageArgs['fileType'] -eq 'MSI') {
      $packageArgs['silentArgs'] = "$($_.PSChildName) $($packageArgs['silentArgs'])"
      $packageArgs['file'] = ''
    } else {

    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
} elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
  Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
} elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
  Write-Warning "$($key.Count) matches found!"
  Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
  Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
  $key | % {Write-Warning "- $($_.DisplayName)"}

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
YACReader 9.14.1 235 Tuesday, February 13, 2024 Approved
YACReader 9.13.1 657 Friday, August 18, 2023 Approved
YACReader 9.8.2 1662 Monday, June 21, 2021 Approved
YACReader 9.8.1 83 Thursday, June 3, 2021 Approved
YACReader 9.8.0 453 Friday, May 21, 2021 Approved
YACReader 9.7.1 401 Tuesday, April 13, 2021 Approved
YACReader (Install) 1258 Thursday, October 17, 2019 Approved
YACReader (Install) 9.5.0 475 Sunday, February 10, 2019 Approved
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