WinLibre Alternatives

    WinLibre is described as 'rigorous selection of free, legal software for Windows 98, 2000, XP'. There are more than 10 alternatives to WinLibre for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and BSD. The best alternative is Ninite, which is free. Other great apps like WinLibre are Ketarin (Free, Open Source), Npackd (Free, Open Source), Snap Store (Free) and Zero Install (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 2, 2019

    1. Ninite is the easiest way to install software. Pick the apps you want, and the Ninite installer will download and install all of your selected apps at once, automatically. It is 100% hands-free; Ninite automatically rejects browser toolbars and other prepackaged junk.
      • 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. 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. The Snap Store gives you instant access to thousands of free and open-source applications. And now you can buy apps from some of the leading providers too. All our software is easy to find and install so you can have a customised desktop that suits you in no time.
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      • 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.


    4. The Mac App Store is the best place to find apps for Mac. No more boxes, no more disks, no more time-consuming installation. Just like the App Store for iPhone and iPad, click once to download and install any app on your Mac.
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    5. "The Great Unattended Project - TGUP is an Online Unattended Installer that downloads and installs latest versions of commonly-used freeware silently in sequence and sorts them into the startmenu.

      Discontinued

      no longer updated

    6. Deepin Software Center, aka DSC, is one of the most talked about applications of Linux Deepin. Installing new applications is just a one-click operation. DSC supports parallel downloading, resuming downloads, update notification and cache cleaning.
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    7. Soft2base is a Windows Applications Manager. It downloads and installs silently free applications in one step. Based on its auto-updated catalog of free softwares, it will highlights outdated or missing applications and propose to download and install them in a single step.
    8. Silent Install Helper determines the type of installation package and allows you to install programs in "silent" mode (without user intervention).

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