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Software Author(s):

  • Brandon Dargo


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Advanced BAT to EXE Converter (Install)

4.11 | Updated: 27 Dec 2017



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Software Author(s):

  • Brandon Dargo

Advanced BAT to EXE Converter (Install) 4.11

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To install Advanced BAT to EXE Converter (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Advanced BAT to EXE Converter (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Advanced BAT to EXE Converter (Install), 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 advanced-bat-to-exe-converter -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 advanced-bat-to-exe-converter -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 advanced-bat-to-exe-converter installed
    name: advanced-bat-to-exe-converter
    state: present
    version: 4.11
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

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chocolatey_package 'advanced-bat-to-exe-converter' do
  action    :install
  version  '4.11'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: advanced-bat-to-exe-converter,
    Version: 4.11,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller advanced-bat-to-exe-converter
   Name     = 'advanced-bat-to-exe-converter'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '4.11'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'advanced-bat-to-exe-converter':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '4.11',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install advanced-bat-to-exe-converter version="4.11" 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 by moderator mwallner on 26 Jan 2018.


Advanced BAT to EXE Converter screenshot

Advanced BAT to EXE Converter is the best choice to compile your Batch Files to .EXE for distributing commercially. Advanced BAT to EXE Converter not only encrypts your code, but also creates an actual native Windows .EXE program. These .EXE do not require any pre-installed software to function and can be digitally signed.

Even the most complex batch files can be instantly converted to executables with the included Intelli-Parse technology. This reduces development time by making sure your EXE works exactly as the original batch file does. You can embed your Company name and Copyright information to build your online reputation. Use the "Include Version Info" feature when compiling your project.

Advanced BAT to EXE Converter is the easiest and fastest way to develop and sell your own Windows apps! There are many batch file examples that use unique extra commands included within the compiler.

.BAT to .EXE Benefits:

  • Users of your batch file scripts cannot view/change your code after it is encrypted by the compiler.
  • Any actions performed by the script can be kept secret.
  • Feature to run your scripts "Invisible" in the background without the batch file console window showing.
  • One of the powerful new commands can Launch any Windows program completely Invisible.
    ** Executables compiled with Advanced BAT to EXE Converter will run on all Windows versions from Windows98 to Win10 64bit.**

Check out the Frequently Asked Questions section.

Advanced BAT to EXE Converter unique features:

  • Allows Mouse Input for your batch files
  • Built in editor.
  • Select executable icon for a professional appearance.
  • Encrypts batch file source to keep your code secret.
  • You can set EXE product version and company info properties.
  • Includes Advanced Extended Batch File Commands unavailable in normal batch files. There are many example batch files that utilize these extended commands.
  • Invisible Mode will launch the batch file completely silent. Users will not know any program was launched.
  • Embed and Encrypt additional dependency files (images, sounds, .exe)
  • Useful for creating installation packages.
  • Helps automate repetitive tasks.
  • Generated .EXE are stand-alone files that do not require any .DLL or .NET framework to run.
  • Works on all Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/2008/Vista/Win7/Win8.1/Win10 32+64bit compatible.
  • MSDOS compile option.

All of the advanced commands are available in both the FREE and PRO ($89.95) version.

Advanced BAT to EXE Converter has been updated often since 2003. We have spent thousands of hours developing the only batch file compiler that will work for all complex batch files.

No adware or bloatware in this free software download!


SendMode Input  ; Recommended for new scripts due to its superior speed and reliability.
SetWorkingDir %A_ScriptDir%  ; Ensures a consistent starting directory.

WinWaitActive, Installing Advanced BAT to EXE Converter , , 600
Send !a
Send !n
Send !n
WinWaitActive, Advanced BAT to EXE Converter v4.11 , , 300
Send !{F4}
WinWaitActive, Application Installed , , 300
Send {SPACE}

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$packageName    = 'advanced-bat-to-exe-converter'
$toolsDir       = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url            = '' 
$checksum       = '718E638164E20FC5464AA3DFB302DE35728B1B61C7FC0DD1D5DA47B1848BBC1A'
$silentArgs     = ''
$validExitCodes = @(0)
$ahkExe         = 'AutoHotKey'
$ahkFile        = Join-Path $toolsDir "AB2ECInstall.ahk"

Start-Process $ahkExe $ahkFile

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  fileType      = 'EXE' 
  url           = $url
  softwareName  = 'Advanced BAT to EXE Converter*' 
  checksum      = $checksum
  checksumType  = 'sha256'
  silentArgs    = $silentArgs
  validExitCodes= $validExitCodes

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs 

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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
Advanced BAT to EXE Converter (Install) 4.09 438 Thursday, July 13, 2017 Approved
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