How to install Vale on Windows

Use this instruction to install the Vale linter on Windows.

Our goal is to install Vale on a computer running Windows.

Install Chocolatey

First, go to the official Vale installation page. As you see, there are several options. I choose Chocolatey to install Vale.

To install Chocolatey:

  1. Enter the following command in the Command Prompt. Press Enter.

    @"%SystemRoot%\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe" -NoProfile -InputFormat None -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Command " [System.Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol = 3072; iex ((New-Object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadString(''))" && SET "PATH=%PATH%;%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\chocolatey\bin"


  2. Check if you have Chocolatey installed:

    choco --version


Install Vale

When you have Chololatey installed, install Vale:

  1. In the Command Prompt, run:

    choco install vale
  2. Select y when prompted.


  3. To check if Vale is installed:

    vale --version


    Now you are ready to start your journey with Vale.

Last modified March 9, 2023: first commit (98b8333)