Alternatives to Homebrew for Mac with any license

  • MacPorts

    The MacPorts Project is an open-source community initiative to design an easy-to-use system for compiling, installing, and upgrading either command-line, X11 or Aqua...

    Free Open Source Mac

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  • Nix Package Manager

    Nix is a powerful package manager for Linux and other Unix systems that makes package management reliable and reproducible. It provides atomic upgrades and rollbacks...

    Free Open Source Mac Linux BSD

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  • Setapp

    Setapp provides a curated collection of commercial apps available through a low-cost subscription. Access to the apps is driven by a straight-forward local app that...

    • Homebrew is for open source packages. Setapp is just a subscription-based app ownership platform for proprietary applications. Guest • 9 days ago Disagree   Agree

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Web

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  • Mac App Store

    The Mac App Store is the best place to find apps for Mac. No more boxes, no more disks, no more time-consuming installation. Just like the App Store for iPhone and iPad...

    • Homebrew packages linux apps. The app store packages mac apps. Guest • Nov 2019 • 2 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Mac

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  • Fink

    What is Fink? Fink is a project that wants to bring the full world of Unix Open Source software to Darwin and Mac OS X. As a result, we have two main goals. First, to...

    Free Open Source Mac

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  • Mas CLI

    A simple command line interface for the Mac App Store. Designed for scripting and automation. Each application in the Mac App Store has a product identifier which is...

    Free Open Source Mac

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  • Rudix

    Rudix is a package-based, user-friendly way to extend the Unix portion of Mac OS X with additional network utilities, computer languages, development libraries, text...

    Free Open Source Mac

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  • pkgsrc

    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...

    Free Open Source Mac Linux BSD Haiku

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