Alternatives to Chocolatey for all platforms with any license

  • Ninite icon

    Ninite

    Ninite is the easiest way to install software. Pick the apps you want, and the Ninite installer will download and install all of your selected apps at once, automatically. It is 100% hands-free; Ninite automatically rejects browser...

    Freemium Windows Web / Cloud

  • Synaptic icon

    Synaptic

    Synaptic is a graphical package management program for apt. It provides the same features as the apt-get command line utility with a GUI front-end based on Gtk+. * Install, remove, upgrade and downgrade single and multiple...

    Open Source Linux Debian Xfce

  • Homebrew icon

    Homebrew

    Homebrew is the easiest and most flexible way to install the UNIX tools Apple didn't include with OS X.

    Open Source Mac

  • Allmyapps icon

    Allmyapps

    Allmyapps is the next generation Application Store, providing you with a unique 1 click application installation technology to install all your favorite applications on both Windows and Linux ( http://ubuntu.allmyapps.com/ ) operating...

    Free Windows Web / Cloud

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  • Ketarin icon

    Ketarin

    Ketarin is a small application which automatically updates and optionally installs setup packages by monitoring web pages for changes. As opposed to other tools, Ketarin is not meant to keep your system up-to-date (like a package...

    Open Source Windows

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    Npackd

    Npackd (pronounced "unpacked") is an application store/package manager/marketplace for applications for Windows. It helps you to find and install software, keep your system up-to-date and uninstall it if no longer necessary....

    Open Source Windows

  • scoop

    A command-line installer for Windows.

    Open Source Windows

  • Ubuntu Update Manager icon

    Ubuntu Update Manager

    One of the great things about using open source software is the frequency with which bugs are fixed, security holes are patched, and new features are added. Ubuntu includes a very convenient update manager, which checks the software...

    Open Source Linux

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    App Grid

    App Grid is a new lightweight Ubuntu Software Center alternative that tries to make application discovery easier by using a grid view which includes app screenshots and ratings. Discover the best...

    Open Source Linux

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    Just Install

    just-install - The stupid package installer for Windows. Chocolatey , Ninite , Npackd are way too slow, bloated and difficult to extend. I needed a no-frills solution to install stuff on Windows machines, here it is. ...

    Open Source Windows

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    MacPorts

    The MacPorts Project is an open-source community initiative to design an easy-to-use system for compiling, installing, and upgrading either command-line, X11 or Aqua based open-source software on the Mac OS X operating system.

    Open Source Mac

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  • win-get

    win-get is an installer and software repository for Microsoft Windows, like apt-get in Linux.

    Open Source Windows

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    OneGet

    OneGet is a unified interface to package management systems and aims to make Software Discovery, Installation and Inventory (SDII) work via a common set of cmdlets (and eventually a set of APIs). Regardless of the installation...

    Open Source Windows

  • Ubuntu Sources List Generator

    Ubuntu Sources List Generator is a website where you can generate a sources.list file with a lot of useful repositories.

    Free Linux Web / Cloud

  • PDQ Deploy icon

    PDQ Deploy

    PDQ Deploy - Deploy Software and Patches Quickly Use PDQ Deploy to install applications and patches to all the computers in your company. Point a PDQ Deploy Package to the install files (MSI, EXE) and you're ready to...

    Free Windows

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    PostInstallerF

    PostInstallerF is a small, lightweight, useful tool that can be used to install 100+ essential softwares.

    Open Source Linux

  • RuckZuck icon

    RuckZuck

    RuckZuck is a free Software Package Manager for Windows, designed to keep the Software on your System(s) up to date even if the Software was not installed with RuckZuck.

    Free Windows

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  • Microsoft Store icon

    Microsoft Store

    A world of apps in the Microsoft Store. Apps make using your PC easier by opening up new ways for you to get things done and have some fun. Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1 come with built-in apps that help you socialize, stay in...

    Free Windows Windows RT Windows 8

  • WAPT APT-get icon

    WAPT APT-get

    WAPT is a package manager for Windows which provides installation, removal and upgrades of software in managed environment. Software can be deployed through a central management console. WAPT was modeled on GNU/Linux Debian APT, hence...

    Open Source Windows

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    Ubuntu After Install

    Automated installation a lot of useful extra software on Ubuntu after the initial desktop install.

    Open Source Linux

  • CoApp icon

    CoApp

    CoApp is an open-source package management system for Windows. The goal of the CoApp project is to create a community of developers dedicated to creating a set of tools and processes that enable other open source developers to...

    Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued Latest commit f1a1e50 on Jan 24, 2015. See https://github.com/coapp/coapp.org
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    Pint

    Pint (Portable INsTaller) - a minimalistic command line package manager for Windows, which fits into a single file. Features: - Downloads, unpacks and removes selected applications. - Checks for updates and downloads them if...

    Open Source Windows

  • Debian Sources List Generator

    The Debgen is a tool that allows the user to create /apt/sources.list file by adding some extra repositories beyond the standards.

    Free Linux Web / Cloud

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    Soft2base

    Soft2base is a Windows Applications Manager. It downloads and installs silently free applications in one step. Based on its auto-updated catalog of free softwares, it will highlights outdated or missing applications and propose to...

    Free Windows

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    USSU Unlimited

    USSU Unlimited helps you to manage and keep your standard Windows applications up-to-date. It takes away those frustrations to update or install everything manually. Instead it leaves you with a updated computer and a smile! ...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued Last Catalog update 2014-10-30, no recent activity in the forum.
  • Appmatic icon

    Appmatic

    Appmatic is an AppStore that bridges the gap between hundreds of great Windows apps and power users in a simple and secure manner. You simply use your web browser to install any apps. You can create a collection of apps, and share...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued The web site is down currently and the twitter account is dormant.
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    Silent Install Helper

    Silent Install Helper determines the type of installation package and allows you to install programs in "silent" mode (without user intervention). Supported installers: Inno Setup, Smart Installer, Wise installer, NSIS, RAR...

    Open Source Windows

    • Warning Firefox and Chrome, among other tools, issue warning for site/downloads.
  • WPKG icon

    WPKG

    Main_Page. WPKG is an open source software deployment and distribution tool. The site has a large collection of silent installers.

    Open Source Windows

  • Oduso icon

    Oduso

    Quickly install apps, themes and tweaks with Oduso. Just select the apps that you would like to install and paste the generated command into the terminal.

    Free Linux Web / Cloud

  • All My Mac Apps icon

    All My Mac Apps

    Quit scouring the web for your programs, and try the one stop for all your Mac apps.

    Free Mac

    • Discontinued Mac app website/service no longer accessible.
  • Xara-GTK icon

    Xara-GTK

    Ara is a utility for searching the Debian package database. It works in batch mode, in interactive command-line mode (with a built-in line editor) or with a graphical interface, Xara.

    Open Source Linux

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    Total Software Deployment

    Total Software Deployment makes deploying software on any number of computers a blast. Software inventory management, automatic network scanning, and concurrent deployment of multiple types of installation packages make TSD a clear...

    Commercial Windows

  • Silent Install Builder

    The Silent Install Builder is a great tool if you need to quickly install a set of software on a multiple computers.

    Commercial Windows

  • MacLibre icon

    MacLibre

    MacLibre is an Open Source Software Distribution for Mac OS X. It's simple, intuitive with applications you need. It brings a new way of software installation on your Mac. It installs a pack of great free/open source apps and...

    Open Source Mac

    • Discontinued Website not accessible and development seems to have ceased.

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about Chocolatey Mar 2016

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