Flatpak Alternatives

    Flatpak is described as 'Distributing applications on Linux is a pain: different distributions in multiple versions, each with their own versions of libraries and packaging formats'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Flatpak for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Homebrew, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Flatpak are Snapcraft (Free, Open Source), Advanced Package Tool (Free, Open Source), GNU Guix (Free, Open Source) and AppImageKit (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jun 17, 2021

    Platforms

    • Linux
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Linux Mobile
    • GNU Hurd
    • Ubuntu
    • Solaris
    • Homebrew

    Features

    • Package Manager
    • Container
    • Command line interface
    • Linux
    • Operating system
    • Virtualization
    • Ruby
    • Sandbox
    • User friendly
    • Virtual Machines
    • Package Installing
    • Linux-based
    • Multiplatform
    • Configurable
    • Program Launchers
    • Automated deployment
    • Container Orchestration
    • Container virtualization
    • Decentralized
    • Distributed

    License

    • Free
    • Open Source
    • Paid
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