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This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 12/7/2014.

An infinite-world block sandbox game and a game engine, inspired by InfiniMiner, Minecraft and the like.

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

C:\> choco install minetest

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

C:\> choco upgrade minetest


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'minetest'
    $url = ''
    $unzipLocation = $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)
    $executable = "minetest-0.4.10-win32\bin\minetest.exe"
    $targetFilePath = "$unzipLocation\$executable"
    try {
    	Install-ChocolateyZipPackage $packageName $url $unzipLocation
    	Install-ChocolateyDesktopLink $targetFilePath
    	Write-ChocolateySuccess $packageName
    } catch {
    	Write-ChocolateyFailure $packageName $($_.Exception.Message)
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'minetest'
    $desktop = $([System.Environment]::GetFolderPath([System.Environment+SpecialFolder]::DesktopDirectory))
    $shortcut_to_remove = "minetest.exe.lnk"
    try {
    	Remove-Item "$desktop\$shortcut_to_remove"
    	Write-ChocolateySuccess $packageName
    } catch {
    	Write-ChocolateyFailure $packageName $($_.Exception.Message)

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Minetest 0.4.10 385 Monday, July 7, 2014  
Minetest 311 Wednesday, June 25, 2014  

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