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AppCenter Alternatives

AppCenter is described as 'fast software store built on top of libappstore (https://launchpad.net/libappstore)' and is a App Store in the online services category. There are more than 25 alternatives to AppCenter for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Online / Web-based, Android, Android Tablet and Windows. The best alternative is F-Droid, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like AppCenter are Aurora Store, Google Play Store, Chocolatey and Homebrew.

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

AppCenter is a fast software store built on top of libappstore (https://launchpad.net/libappstore)

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  1. The F-Droid Repository is an easily-installable catalogue of free and open source apps for Android. With F-Droid, it's easy to browse and install apps on your device, and keep track of updates.

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  2. Aurora Store is an unofficial, FOSS client to Google's Play Store with an elegant design. Not only does Aurora Store download, update, and search for apps like the Play Store, it also empowers the user with new features.

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  3. Google Play (formerly the Android Market) is an online store by Google for Android devices. Browse and search for apps, books, and movie rentals from your web browser or Android device.

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    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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    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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  7. Aptoide is a distributed marketplace for mobile applications which runs on the Android operating system. In Aptoide, unlike the default Google Play Store, there is not a unique and centralized store but each user manages their own store.

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    G-Droid

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid

    G-Droid is a client application to browse the F-Droid repository. It has a slighly different approach of UI design to the F-Droid client.

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    APKMirror

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    In an effort to make things easy, and maybe even fun, AndroidPolice.com created APK Mirror. Over the past several months, they've been working to build a smooth, reliable, trust-worthy site to host the downloads users love.

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    Ketarin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Ketarin is a small application which automatically updates and optionally installs setup packages by monitoring web pages for changes.

    Discontinued

    last changes on github 3 years ago

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