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Advanced Package Tool Alternatives

Advanced Package Tool is described as 'Apt (for Advanced Package Tool) is a set of core tools inside Debian. The user interface application for Apt is aptitude' and is a Package Manager in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Advanced Package Tool for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, Online / Web-based and Linux Mobile. The best alternative is Chocolatey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Advanced Package Tool are Homebrew, Synaptic, Flatpak and pacman (package manager).

Advanced Package Tool alternatives are mainly Package Managers but may also be Software Installers or Software Uninstallers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Advanced Package Tool.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

Apt (for Advanced Package Tool) is a set of core tools inside Debian. The user interface application for Apt is aptitude.

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  1. Chocolatey icon

    Chocolatey

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Windows

    Chocolatey NuGet is a Machine Package Manager, somewhat like apt-get, but built with Windows in mind. It is built on top of NuGet command line and the NuGet infrastructure.

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    Homebrew

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    Homebrew is the easiest and most flexible way to install the UNIX tools Apple didn’t include with macOS. Also available for Linux.

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  3. Synaptic icon

    Synaptic

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Debian
    • Xfce

    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+.

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  4. Distributing applications on Linux is a pain: different distributions in multiple versions, each with their own versions of libraries and packaging formats. Flatpak is here to change all that.

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  5. pacman (package manager) icon

    pacman (package manager)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Arch Linux

    The pacman package manager is one of the major distinguishing features of Arch Linux . It combines a simple binary package format with an easy-to-use build system.

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    npm

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    npm is a package manager for Node.js that is run through the command line and manages dependencies for an application. It is the predominant package manager for Node.js.

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    GNOME Software

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • Linux Mobile
    • Advanced Package Tool

    Software lets you install and update applications and system extensions.

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  8. Terminal-based apt frontend.

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  9. Nix Package Manager icon

    Nix Package Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Nix is a powerful package manager for macOS, Linux and other Unix systems that makes package management reliable and reproducible.

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    Bower

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Git
    • Node.JS
    • npm

    Bower is a package manager for the web. Bower lets you easily install assets such as images, CSS and JavaScript, and manages dependencies for you.

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