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Shoko Version 3.9.6 is now available for download!

This release addresses various startup and crashing bugs reported after the initial release of version 3.9.5. If any
user continues to experience any startup or crashing related issues, please let us know.

This releases also addresses the changes The TvDB has made to their API. Episode images and Fanart should properly
download again.

As always you can find a summary of the changes made by checking out the Changelog.

Application Details:

Version: 3.9.6
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 5.0-rc4-staging

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Test Results

Old test results
The test results for this version are very old, and as such they may not represent the current state of Wine. Please consider submitting a new test report.
Selected Test Results

What works

Connecting to server.

Browsing and modifying collections / entries.

What does not

Media playback does not work.


Media Playback:

Create a bat file with the following:

@echo off
start /unix /usr/bin/mpv %1

Edit Registry:


"(Default)"=REG_SZ:"(LocationOf.BAT)" ie: "C:\mpv.bat"

What was not tested

Smaller features.

Hardware tested


  • GPU: AMD
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

Requires win32.

Simple setup:

WINEPREFIX="$HOME/.shokowine" WINEARCH=win32 winetricks -q d3dcompiler_47 dotnet471 dotnet472 corefonts

WINEPREFIX="$HOME/.shokowine" WINEARCH=win32 wine "Shoko_Desktop_Setup_3.9.6.exe"

Do not select run shokodesktop after install, it will error.

Make a shortcut to start:

WINEPREFIX="$HOME/.shokowine" WINEARCH=win32 wine '~/.shokowine/drive_c/Program Files/Shoko/Shoko Desktop/ShokoDesktop.exe'

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentManjaro Linux 18.1.5Jan 08 20205.0-rc4-stagingYes Yes YesSilverindus 

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