Vcpkg Alternatives

    Vcpkg is described as 'C++ Library Manager for Windows, Linux, and macOS' and is a Package Manager in the Development category. There are four alternatives to Vcpkg for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and Raspberry Pi. The best alternative is Conan, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Vcpkg are build2 (Free, Open Source), CPM (Free, Open Source) and Hunter (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Feb 13, 2020

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Open source, decentralized and multi-platform package manager.
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    1. build2 is an open-source (MIT), cross-platform build toolchain for developing and packaging C and C++ code. It is a hierarchy of tools that includes the build system, package dependency manager (for package consumption), and project dependency manager (for project development).
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      CPM is designed to promote small, well-tested, composable C++ modules. CPM allows you to link against multiple different versions of the same static library without symbol conflicts.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer maintained since 2017. It's still available on GitHub

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • Raspberry Pi
      Hunter is a CMake driven cross-platform package manager for C/C++ projects. With the help of Hunter you can organize builds for Linux, Windows, macOS, iOS, Android, Raspberry Pi and other platforms.
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