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Use Windows Scripting interactively. ActiveScript Shell (axsh) is a command-line shell that lets you interact with JScript and COM/OLE Automation objects. It is designed to be language agnostic, so you can use Microsoft® Visual Basic® Scripting Edition or another engine. It can be used for administrative tasks, prototyping, testing Automation components during development, experimenting, or just to learn JavaScript interactively. ACTIVE SCRIPTING ENGINES • The Windows Store Edition of axsh uses the Microsoft® JScript® engine, an implementation of the JavaScript (ECMA-262 3rd edition) language • Other engines can be used by launching axsh.exe from within itself, requesting another engine as in exec("axsh.exe /e:VBScript"); AUTOMATION OBJECTS • Built-in object (AXSH) lets you control the shell itself • Majerus.Console lets you control the Windows console • Majerus.ANSI makes it easy to work with ANSI/VT control sequences, and even generate ANSI strings from images and text • Majerus.Text makes it easy to work with Unicode and text formatting • shows how to easily write components using a scripting language, including JScript itself • Windows includes many Automation objects that can be used right away, and many more can be installed Check out the website for more details:


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Developed by

Philippe Majerus

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Approximate size

23.27 MB

Age rating

For ages 3 and over

This app can

Access all your files, peripheral devices, apps, programs and registry


Get this app while signed in to your Microsoft account and install on up to ten Windows 10 devices.

Language supported

English (United States)

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ActiveScript Shell privacy policy
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