Ninite Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to Ninite for Windows, Web, Linux, Mac, Self-Hosted and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 25+ apps similar to Ninite.

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. If you're looking for more info about Ninite like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 5/19/2020 5:28:00 PM

Alternatives to Ninite for all platforms with any license

  • Chocolatey

    Chocolatey NuGet is a Machine Package Manager, somewhat like apt-get, but built with Windows in mind. It is built on top of NuGet command line and the NuGet infrastructure. In terms of updates, it allows you to update nearly everything on your machine with a few simple keystrokes.

    • Different apps, much more selection and much more descriptive advice Guest • Jan 2019 • 0 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Easy to use, CMD Scripts Compatibility, Command Line Installation Guest • Jan 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Completely free and a lot more programs than in Ninite. Guest • Feb 2017 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • A large application database, usable from the command line Guest • Dec 2016 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Freemium Open Source Windows

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  • Patch My PC

    Patch My PC is a small portable application that updates third party applications and Windows updates. It’s critical to keep software up to date to ensure vulnerabilities are patched. There are currently almost 100 third-party applications that Patch My PC can silently update, and the list is growing with each release!

    • simple easy to use and automatic Guest • Aug 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It does almost as much as Ninite, if not more, and it's free! There is no remote update but there are many more programs supported with lots of custom tweaks and a portable app. AlmightyHereticJun 2018 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • A reconfigurable Ninite that you can alter without revisiting the web site to choose another app or remove one from the list. Guest • Nov 2016 • 3 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Personal Windows

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  • FileHippo

    FileHippo provides a simplest method of downloading the newest versions of the best software - without the usual excessive popups or spyware and without the low quality software.

    • It has been around for a (relatively), long time. I'd forgotten about it, but you having sparked my recollection, I remember it as a very cool site. Thank you! Guest • Jan 2020 Disagree   Agree

    Free Web

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  • Ketarin

    Ketarin is a small application which automatically updates and optionally installs setup packages by monitoring web pages for changes. As opposed to other tools, Ketarin is not meant to keep your system up-to-date (like a package manager), but rather to maintain a compilation of all important setup packages which can then be burned to disc or put on a USB stick. Supports regex expansion. Documentation: http://wiki.ketarin.org SVN source http://scm.flyspray.org/repos/ketarin

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • MacUpdater

    MacUpdater is an application that can scan your Mac and display which of the apps that you have installed are not up-to-date. MacUpdater can also update those outdated apps to their newest versions with a simple click. MacUpdater takes care of updating all those apps that you've obtained outside of the 'Mac App Store'. MacUpdater can silently run in the background and check your apps for updates every day and let you know with notifications once a new update is available.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac

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  • Just Install

    just-install - The stupid package installer for Windows. Chocolatey , Ninite , Npackd are way too slow, bloated and difficult to extend. I needed a no-frills solution to install stuff on Windows machines, here it is. Download just-install.exe and double click it. Boom! just-install is now in your %PATH%. How easy is that? In a hurry? Here's a mnemonic link you can use to bootstrap a new machine, just type this in a browser is.

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • Software Informer

    Software Informer is a programme, whose primary aim is to give you the up-to-date information about the software you actually use. Whenever a more recent version of any programme becomes available, Software Informer notifies you and offers a link for downloading the update. It also allows you to keep track of comments and questions on corresponding software.

    Free Windows Web

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  • Npackd

    Npackd (pronounced "unpacked") is an application store/package manager/marketplace for applications for Windows. It helps you to find and install software, keep your system up-to-date and uninstall it if no longer necessary. Main features -support for proxies (use the internet settings control panel to configure it) -password protected pages. This can be used to restrict access to your repository. -fast installation and uninstallation without user interaction.

    Free Open Source Windows

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