Ninite Alternatives for Mac

    Ninite is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is MacUpdater, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Ninite and eight of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Ninite are Homebrew (Free, Open Source), Zero Install (Free, Open Source), macapps.link (Free) and Get Mac Apps (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 27, 2021

    1. 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 MacUpdater can also update those outdated apps to their newest versions with a simple click.
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    2. The missing package manager for macOS (or Linux).
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      Most users think Homebrew is a great alternative to Ninite.


      • 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
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

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    3. The best alternative to Ninite for Mac. Get multiple apps silently. Just choose what apps to install and get apps installed automatically, fast and easy.
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      Almost everyone thinks macapps.link is a great alternative to Ninite.
    4. A simple web based app which streamlines the installation of common Mac apps. Perfect for to use after a fresh installation of OS X.
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    5. MacUpdate Desktop makes managing and updating your applications easy and automatic. It helps you organize your favorite applications and keep track of them when new versions become available. Download and install new updates. Find out whats new. Stay up to date like never before.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      • Chrome OS
      SurfPatrol is a free and simple online service for browser and plugins security checking.
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      This is security software, and has nothing to do with Ninite
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Way to download freeware, shareware, trialware and demo software for any Windows operating systems. This site is currently very popular for downloading software. Successful software is organized into a variety of categories.
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