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    Direct File Manager Alternatives

    Direct File Manager is described as 'Very simple command line application downloader. Simply enter the name of the application or partial. There are no dependancies, install anywhere, and even add to environmental variables for global use. Very small footprint. No installer, so does not mess with registries' and is a Software Installer in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Direct File Manager, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac and Chrome OS. Most alternatives are Software Installers and Package Managers. The best alternative is Ninite, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to Direct File Manager are Chocolatey (Freemium, Open Source), Homebrew (Free, Open Source), Synaptic (Free, Open Source) and Patch My PC (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Dec 22, 2021

    1. 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.
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    2. CoApp is an open-source package management system for Windows.

      Discontinued

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

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    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.
    4. AppCenter is a fast software store built on top of libappstore (https://launchpad.net/libappstore)
    5. 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!.
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      • Windows
      NeoSetup is a brand new concept of application installer and updater for Windows. It detects updates quickly and installs them at a click of a button. It will perform automated application installations from a collection of the most popular Windows programs.
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    6. 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.
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    7. 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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    8. pkgsrc is a framework for building over 17,000 open source software packages. It is the native package manager on SmartOS, NetBSD, and Minix, and is portable across 23 different operating systems. Use one package manager across all of your systems!
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    9. Windows Packager (wpkg) was created as a clone of dpkg that would run under the Microsoft Windows operating system. wpkg is used to build, install, remove, and provide information about .deb packages.
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