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 an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Advanced Package Tool for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, Self-Hosted solutions and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Chocolatey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Advanced Package Tool are Homebrew (Free, Open Source), Synaptic (Free, Open Source), Flatpak (Free, Open Source) and npm (Free, Open Source).
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 packages. * Upgrade your whole system.
Software lets you install and update applications and system extensions. A plugin system is used to access software from different sources. Plugins are provided for: Traditional package installation via PackageKit (e.g. Debian package, RPM).