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  • MSYS2

    MSYS2 is an independent rewrite of MSYS, based on modern Cygwin (POSIX compatibility layer) and MinGW-w64 with the aim of better interoperability with native Windows...

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • gow

    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...

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  • osalt

    Find open source software alternatives to well-known commercial software. Our mission is to provide easy access to high quality open source alternatives to...

    • Discontinued No longer updated. Last news dates back to June 2012

    Free Web

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  • unxutils

    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...

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • ezwinports

    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...

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • Cash

    Cash is a cross-platform implementation of Unix shell commands written in pure ES6. Think Cygwin, except: - No native compiling - No ugly DLLs - Works in any...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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