Chocolatey

DevOps platform for creating Windows-based software packages

About Chocolatey

Chocolatey is designed to help businesses automate installation, upgradation, and configuration of software on Windows server. The application allows IT teams to create software packages using installers, ZIP files, or scripts and manage version control, installation order, and inventories via a unified platform.

Chocolatey allows organizations to automate the entire software lifecycle using universal packaging format and configure workflows. Software developers can use the application to create a private repository of packages, gain real-time insights into software deployments, conduct audits, and generate status reports. It offers a variety of features, such as data synchronization, permission management, analytics, productivity tracking, security management, access control, and data import.

Chocolatey facilitates integration with various third-party applications, such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible, JFrog Artifactory, Sonatype Nexus, Jenkins, TeamCity, and more via REST APIs. It also lets managers track versions of ZIP archive files and remote users, maintain security policies, and manage software upgrades using sync command functionality.

Pricing starting from:

US$16,00/month

  • Free Trial
  • Free
  • Subscription
  • Open Source

Devices

Business size

S M L

Markets

United States

Supported Languages

English

Pricing starting from:

US$16,00/month

  • Free Trial
  • Free
  • Subscription
  • Open Source

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Features

Total features of Chocolatey: 31

  • API
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Agile Software Development
  • Alerts / Escalation
  • Analytics
  • Application Integration
  • Auditing
  • Configurable Workflow
  • Contact Database
  • Data Connectors
  • Data Extraction
  • Data Filtering
  • Data Format Management
  • Data Import
  • Data Migration
  • Data Recovery
  • Full Text Search
  • Policy Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • Real Time Analytics
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Rules-Based Workflow
  • Search Functionality
  • Security Auditing
  • Server Monitoring
  • Software Testing Management
  • Status Reporting
  • Status Tracking
  • Timeline Management
  • Version Control
  • Workflow Management

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Reviews

Overall rating

5 /5
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Value for Money
5/5
Features
5/5
Ease of Use
5/5
Customer Support
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Chocolatey package manager for Windows

Reviewed on 2020/10/20

What a sanity-saver!

What a sanity-saver!

Pros

The ease of managing packages installed through the Chocolatey base is fantastic, from fresh installs to maintaining updates.
Just one program to install on a new installation can take care of the majority of needed programs that require system integration, if one supplements with a suite of portable apps alongside.

Cons

It can take a while to propagate the list of available applications to choose for installation, including on each search.

Chocolatey FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for Chocolatey.

Chocolatey offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$16,00/month
  • Pricing model: Free, Subscription, Open Source
  • Free Trial: Available

Chocolatey offers a free trial for new users, after which the software is available across 3 pricing tiers, details of which are outlined below – Open Source – Available to users for free Pro (Individual) – $96/year Business (C4B) – $16 per license per year

Chocolatey offers the following features:

  • Dashboard
  • Policy Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • Release Management
  • Timeline Management

Chocolatey has the following typical customers:

Small Business, Large Enterprises, Non Profit, Mid Size Business

Chocolatey supports the following languages:

English

We do not have any information about what devices Chocolatey supports

Chocolatey integrates with the following applications:

AppVeyor, Chef Enterprise Automation Stack, ConnectWise Automate, GitHub, GitLab, Jenkins, Microsoft Intune, Nexus

Chocolatey offers the following support options:

Online Support, FAQs, Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, Video Tutorials

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