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Last Update:

22 Aug 2020

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Twitch Interactive
  • Inc.


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Twitch Desktop App | Updated: 22 Aug 2020



Downloads of v



Software Author(s):

  • Twitch Interactive
  • Inc.

Twitch Desktop App

All Checks are Passing

2 Passing Test

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


To install Twitch Desktop App, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Twitch Desktop App, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Twitch Desktop App, 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 twitch -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 twitch -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 twitch installed
    name: twitch
    state: present
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

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chocolatey_package 'twitch' do
  action    :install
  version  ''
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: twitch,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller twitch
   Name     = 'twitch'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = ''
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'twitch':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install twitch version="" 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 as a trusted package on 22 Aug 2020.



  • Servers - A virtual home for your community to chat, watch, and play with fully customizable text and voice rooms.
  • Friends & Messaging - Friend Sync quickly imports all your friends and games you follow.
  • Voice & Video Calls - Crystal-clear voice calls whether between one or two friends or an entire raid group.
  • Addons and Overlays - Find, install, and manage addons for your favorite games directly within the app.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

if (-not $env:ChocolateyForce) {
  try {
    $TwitchExeHandler = Get-ItemPropertyValue -Path "Microsoft.PowerShell.Core\Registry::HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\twitch\shell\open\command"-Name "(default)"
    $TwitchExePath = [System.Management.Automation.PSParser]::Tokenize($TwitchExeHandler, [ref] $null) | Select-Object -First 1 -ExpandProperty "Content"
    $InstalledVersion = (Get-Item -Path $TwitchExePath).VersionInfo.ProductVersion

    if ([Version]::Parse($InstalledVersion) -ge [Version]::Parse($env:ChocolateyPackageVersion))
      Write-Host "Skipping installation because version $InstalledVersion is already installed."
  } catch {
    # Installed version couldn't be checked, attempt installation

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = 'twitch'
  installerType  = 'exe'
  url            = ''
  checksum       = '6A70E77ADF38023BC65FFB08E2ABA6987C1E7CB23E977B9C50067C42BCA42007'
  checksumType   = 'sha256'
  silentArgs     = '/silent /nolaunch'
  validExitCodes = @(0, 1638)
  softwareName   = 'Twitch'
Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Twitch Desktop App 2372 Monday, June 8, 2020 Approved
Twitch Desktop App 2565 Thursday, February 27, 2020 Approved
Twitch Desktop App 522 Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Approved
Twitch Desktop App 1400 Saturday, December 14, 2019 Approved
Twitch Desktop App 624 Thursday, November 28, 2019 Approved
Twitch Desktop App 920 Thursday, October 17, 2019 Approved
Twitch Desktop App 7.5.6746.20190803 1645 Friday, August 2, 2019 Approved
Twitch Desktop App 7.5.6746.20190708 718 Sunday, July 7, 2019 Approved
Twitch Desktop App 7.5.6746.20190602 717 Sunday, June 2, 2019 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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