Ninite Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to Ninite for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is Chocolatey, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Ninite and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Ninite are Patch My PC (Free Personal), Ketarin (Free, Open Source), scoop (Free, Open Source) and Npackd (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 27, 2021

    1. 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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      Chocolatey vs Ninite opinions
      Most users think Chocolatey is a great alternative to Ninite.
      The large app database, can use it linux like (PPA).
      Top positive comment  3 months ago

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      A large application database, usable from the command line
      Top positive comment  over 4 years ago

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      Different apps, much more selection and much more descriptive advice
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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      Easy to use, CMD Scripts Compatibility, Command Line Installation
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      Completely free and a lot more programs than in Ninite.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      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.
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      Patch My PC vs Ninite opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Patch My PC is a great alternative to Ninite.
      AlmightyHeretic 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.
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

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      simple easy to use and automatic
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

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      A reconfigurable Ninite that you can alter without revisiting the web site to choose another app or remove one from the list.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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      • 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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    2. A command-line installer for Windows.
      • 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.


    3. just-install - The stupid package installer for Windows.
      Almost everyone thinks Just Install is a great alternative to Ninite.
    4. Portable applications launcher, LiberKey includes 305 portable applications. In all areas : Audio, Video, Graphics, Internet, Games, Security, Education, System and more..

      Discontinued

      no updates since 2015

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    5. Microsoft's open-source CLI packager manager for Windows.
      • 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.
      Zero Install vs Ninite opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      it is good that i dont have to go around and get them one by one
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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    6. 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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