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This package was approved by moderator AdmiringWorm on 2/1/2017.

Kobito is a Windows application to manage markdown notes and code snippets.
Kobito supports Markdown and Syntax highlighting, making it easy to view code.
Developed by Increments Inc.

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

C:\> choco install kobito

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

C:\> choco upgrade kobito


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'kobito'
    $url = ''
    $unzipLocation = $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage $packageName $url $unzipLocation
    # Place Start Menu Shortcut
    $shortcutPath = join-path $env:appdata "Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs"
    $shortcutName = "Kobito"
    $lnkPath = join-path $shortcutPath ($shortcutName + ".lnk")
    $targetPath = join-path $unzipLocation "kobito-win32-ia32/kobito.exe"
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath $lnkPath -targetPath $targetPath -description $shortcutName
    # Restore database from old version if KaitaBrowser2 directory does not exists
    $kaitaBrowserDir = join-path $env:appdata "KaitaBrowser"
    $kaitaBrowser2Dir = join-path $env:appdata "KaitaBrowser2"
    $kaitaBrowserIndexeddbDir = join-path $kaitabrowserDir "IndexedDB/file__0.indexeddb.leveldb"
    $kaitaBrowser2IndexeddbDir = join-path $kaitabrowser2Dir "IndexedDB/file__0.indexeddb.leveldb"
    if ((Test-Path $kaitaBrowserIndexeddbDir) -And (-Not (Test-Path $kaitaBrowser2IndexeddbDir))) {
        Copy-Item  $kaitaBrowserIndexeddbDir $kaitaBrowser2IndexeddbDir -recurse 
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    try {
      # Remove the shortcut we added
      $shortcutPath = join-path $env:appdata "Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs"
      $shortcutName = "Kobito"
      $lnkPath = join-path $shortcutPath ($shortcutName + ".lnk")
      remove-item $lnkPath
    } catch {
      throw $_.Exception

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Increments Inc.


Increments Inc.


Release Notes

  • v2.0.6

    • Fix: Window name bug

  • v2.0.5

    • Fix: Export does not work from v2.0.0

  • v2.0.3

    • Fix: External file open error with Ctrl-O

  • v2.0.1

    • Feature: Add group for Qiita:Team

    • Feature: Dump/Restore

    • Changed: Update Electron core

    • Fix: Display of YuMincho font

  • v1.5.0

    • Feature: File open(Ctrl-O)

    • Feature: File export

    • Feature: Preview for pre element

    • Feature: Full text search while editing

    • Changed: Redesigned login page

    • Bug: Fix index number of footnote

    • Bug: Fix template sort order to same as Qiita:team

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Kobito 2.0.2 311 Sunday, October 9, 2016 approved
Kobito 1.5.0 300 Monday, February 8, 2016 approved

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