Downloads of v 8.0:


Last Update:

26 Aug 2013

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Aleksander Simonic


WinEdt latex editor


This is not the latest version of WinEdt available.

8.0 | Updated: 26 Aug 2013



Downloads of v 8.0:



Software Author(s):

  • Aleksander Simonic

WinEdt 8.0

This is not the latest version of WinEdt available.

All Checks are Unknown

2 Test of Unknown Status

Validation Testing Unknown

Verification Testing Unknown

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


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


To uninstall WinEdt, 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 winedt -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 winedt -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 winedt installed
    name: winedt
    state: present
    version: 8.0
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

Coming early 2020! Central Managment Reporting available now! More information...

chocolatey_package 'winedt' do
  action    :install
  version  '8.0'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: winedt,
    Version: 8.0,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller winedt
   Name     = 'winedt'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '8.0'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'winedt':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '8.0',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install winedt version="8.0" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was submitted prior to moderation and has not been approved. While it is likely safe for you, there is more risk involved.


WinEdt is a powerful and versatile text editor for Windows with a strong predisposition towards the creation of LaTeX documents

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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.

Version Downloads Last Updated Status
WinEdt 10.2 697 Tuesday, February 14, 2017 Approved
WinEdt 10.1 468 Saturday, May 14, 2016 Approved
WinEdt 9.1.20150731 318 Wednesday, February 10, 2016 Approved
WinEdt 9.1 422 Friday, May 15, 2015 Approved
WinEdt 9.0 351 Monday, April 6, 2015 Approved
WinEdt 709 Tuesday, August 27, 2013 Unknown

This package has no dependencies.

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