If you are a Windows OS user and you would like to install your favorite software without downloading and launching the installer, you will like Chocolatey.

Chocolatey is a Machine Package Manager, somewhat like apt-get for linux OS, but built with Windows in mind.


You can find all about Chocolaty in this web page

In this post, I presents how to install Chromium with chocolaty without building it as described in the project web site

Install chocolatey

To install chocolatey, run cmd.exe command prompt and paste the text below and press enter.

@powershell -NoProfile -ExecutionPolicy unrestricted -Command "iex ((new-object net.webclient).DownloadString(''))" && SET PATH=%PATH%;%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\chocolatey\bin

Install chromium

To install chromium web browser, you have just to run this command line.

C:\> choco install chromium

Chocolaty provide many development and utilities software as packages. You have just to search for them in this link