ezwinports Alternatives

    ezwinports is described as 'Collection of ports to MS-Windows of GNU and Unix software packages, which either don't have precompiled Windows binaries available, or whose existing ports are buggy or broken. All the ports are built using the MinGW development environment, with or without MSYS'. There are 2 alternatives to ezwinports for Windows. The best alternative is gow, which is both free and Open Source.

    This page was last updated Nov 26, 2018

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Gow (Gnu On Windows) is the lightweight alternative to Cygwin. It uses a convenient Windows installer that installs about 130 extremely useful open source UNIX applications compiled as native win32 binaries.

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      No activity for over a year.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Here are some ports of common GNU utilities to native Win32. In this context, native means the executables do only depend on the Microsoft C-runtime (msvcrt.dll) and not an emulation layer like that provided by Cygwin tools.
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