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Windows Packager Alternatives

Windows Packager is described as '(wpkg) was created as a clone of dpkg that would run under the Microsoft Windows operating system. wpkg is used to build, install, remove, and provide information about .deb packages' and is a Package Manager in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Windows Packager for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, BSD and Haiku. The best alternative is Ninite, which is free. Other great apps like Windows Packager are Chocolatey, Just Install, OneGet and WPKG.

Windows Packager 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 Packager.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows
  • Linux

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    Ninite

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    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

    • 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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    Just Install

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    just-install - The stupid package installer for Windows.

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  4. OneGet icon

    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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    WPKG

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    WPKG is an open source software deployment and distribution tool. The site has a large collection of silent installers.

    Discontinued

    Development has ceased in 2015. Last version, 1.3.1, released in May 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    WAPT Community

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    WAPT is a package manager for Windows which provides installation, removal and upgrades of software in managed environment. Software can be deployed through a central management console. WAPT was modeled on GNU/Linux Debian APT, hence its name.

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    Silent Install Helper

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Silent Install Helper determines the type of installation package and allows you to install programs in "silent" mode (without user intervention).

    Warning

    Firefox and Chrome, among other tools, issue warning for site/downloads.

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  8. The tool allows to easily install multiple programs at once. It creates a setup package that contains multiple application installers. Simply run the package. Programs will be installed automatically in background mode (silently).

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    App Grid

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    App Grid is a new lightweight Snap Store alternative that tries to make application discovery easier by using a grid view which includes app screenshots and ratings.

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  10. RepackagerExpress Multi Installer icon

    RepackagerExpress Multi Installer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    If you are tired of manual installation of Windows programs after an OS reset, then you might want to look for an app that acts as and installation manager and includes a collection of apps necessary for day-to-day activities.

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