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    Chocolatey Alternatives

    Chocolatey is described as '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' and is a very popular Package Manager in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Chocolatey for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Mac and BSD. The best alternative is scoop, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Chocolatey are Ninite (Freemium), Homebrew (Free, Open Source), SUMo (Freemium) and Synaptic (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 1, 2022
    • 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...
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Policy driven software deployment and Inventory tool for Windows clients.
    1. CoApp is an open-source package management system for Windows.


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    2. If you are tired of manual installation of Windows programs after an OS reset, then you might want to look for an app that acts as and installation manager and includes a collection of apps necessary for day-to-day activities.
    3. Action1 Endpoint Security Platform discovers all of your endpoints in seconds and allows you to retrieve live security information from the entire network using plain English queries, with a Google-like experience, right in your web browser.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Online
      A simple way to generate an installer script for a list of common Chocolatey packages.

    4. UCheck is a tool that will help you to keep your software updated. You can scan your machine for outdated software and perform an automated update to latest version.
    5. AppCenter is a fast software store built on top of libappstore (
    6. Update Your Software Automatically & Install Essential Windows Software Easily.
    7. 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 winner!.
    8. PostInstallerF is a small, lightweight, useful tool that can be used to install 100+ essential softwares, Games, audio/video codecs, and third-party repositories which are not included by default in Fedora, Ubuntu and Manjaro.


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