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Windows Package Manager CLI Alternatives

Windows Package Manager CLI is described as 'Microsoft's open-source CLI packager manager for Windows' and is a software installer in the os & utilities category. There are eight alternatives to Windows Package Manager CLI for Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is Ninite, which is free. Other great apps like Windows Package Manager CLI are Chocolatey, Homebrew, scoop and Ketarin.

Windows Package Manager CLI 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 Windows Package Manager CLI.
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  1. Ninite icon

    Ninite

    • Windows
    76 alternatives to Ninite 

    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.

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    Chocolatey

    • Windows
    67 alternatives to Chocolatey 

    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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    1.  Command line interfaceChocolatey either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  Ad-freeChocolatey doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    Homebrew

    • Mac
    • Linux
    41 alternatives to Homebrew 

    Homebrew is the easiest and most flexible way to install the UNIX tools Apple didn’t include with macOS. Also available for Linux.

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    1.  Command line interfaceHomebrew either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    scoop

    • Windows
    27 alternatives to scoop 

    A command-line installer for Windows.

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    1.  Command line interfacescoop either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  Portablescoop can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      Ketarin

      52 alternatives to Ketarin 

      Ketarin is a small application which automatically updates and optionally installs setup packages by monitoring web pages for changes. As opposed to other tools, Ketarin is not meant to keep your system up-to-date (like a package manager), but rather to maintain a compilation of...

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      1.  Website MonitoringKetarin can detect and resolve website performance issues proactively.
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        WingetUI

        • Windows
        8 alternatives to WingetUI 

        WingetUI is an open source frontend for some Windows Package Manager commands that may be used to install, uninstall and update programs on Windows PCs.

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        1.  Dark ModeWingetUI supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
        2.  LightweightWingetUI consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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        winstall.app

        5 alternatives to winstall.app 

        winstall is powered by Windows Package Manager (aka "winget"), Microsoft's new package manager for Windows 10. Windows Package Manager is currently in preview, and it is not available by default in Windows 10.

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        Topgrade

        • FreeOpen Source
        • Mac
        • Linux
        8 alternatives to Topgrade 

        Keeping your system up to date usually involves invoking multiple package managers. This results in big, non-portable shell one-liners saved in your shell. To remedy this, topgrade detects which tools you use and runs the appropriate commands to update them.

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