Homebrew is described as 'is the easiest and most flexible way to install the UNIX tools Apple didn’t include with macOS. Also available for Linux' and is a very popular Package Manager in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Homebrew for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, Online / Web-based and Chrome OS. The best alternative is Ninite, which is free. Other great apps like Homebrew are Chocolatey, Synaptic, scoop and Flatpak.
Ninite is the easiest way to install software. Pick the apps you want, and the Ninite installer will download and install all of your selected apps at once, automatically. It is 100% hands-free; Ninite automatically rejects browser toolbars and other prepackaged junk.
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RemovedUser Ninite won't give you access to hundreds of open source and CLI softwares like Homebrew does.
Snaps are software packages that are simple to create and install. They auto-update and are safe to run. And because they bundle their dependencies, they work on all major Linux systems without modification.