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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, scoop, Npackd and Ketarin.

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

Ninite is the easiest way to install software. Pick the apps you want, and the Ninite installer will download and install...

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  1. Chocolatey icon

    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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    Patch My PC

    • 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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    Almost everyone thinks Patch My PC is a great alternative to Ninite.
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    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.

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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.

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    simple easy to use and automatic

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    scoop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    A command-line installer for Windows.

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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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    Ketarin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

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

    Discontinued

    last changes on github 3 years ago

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

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    LiberKey

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Portable applications launcher, LiberKey includes 305 portable applications. In all areas : Audio, Video, Graphics, Internet, Games, Security, Education, System and more..

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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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