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Open Source Ninite Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Ninite is Chocolatey. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Ninite and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Ninite are Homebrew, scoop, Ketarin and Npackd.

Ninite alternatives are mainly Software Installers but may also be Package Managers or Software Updaters. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Ninite.
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  • Windows

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    Chocolatey

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.

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    Most users think Chocolatey is a great alternative to Ninite.

    The large app database, can use it linux like (PPA).

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    Completely free and a lot more programs than in Ninite.

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    Different apps, much more selection and much more descriptive advice

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    Easy to use, CMD Scripts Compatibility, Command Line Installation

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    A large application database, usable from the command line

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    Homebrew

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    Homebrew is the easiest and most flexible way to install the UNIX tools Apple didn’t include with macOS. Also available for Linux.

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    Most users think Homebrew is a great alternative to Ninite.


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    scoop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    A command-line installer for Windows.

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    Ketarin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Ketarin is a small application which automatically updates and optionally installs setup packages by monitoring web pages for changes.

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    last changes on github 3 years ago

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    Npackd

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.

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  6. Microsoft's open-source CLI packager manager for Windows.

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    Just Install

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    just-install - The stupid package installer for Windows.

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    Almost everyone thinks Just Install is a great alternative to Ninite.
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    Zero Install

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Solaris

    Zero Install is a decentralised cross-distribution software installation system. Other features include full support for shared libraries, sharing between users, and integration with native platform package managers.

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    it is good that i dont have to go around and get them one by one

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    OneGet

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    OneGet is a unified interface to package management systems and aims to make Software Discovery, Installation and Inventory (SDII) work via a common set of cmdlets (and eventually a set of APIs).

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    Update Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    The Linux Mint update manager. Helps installing security updates and new versions of packages.

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