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Chocolatey Alternatives

The best Chocolatey alternatives based on verified products, community votes, reviews and other factors.
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    Ninite is the easiest way to install software.

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    Automated carpooling for the modern commuter

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    The missing package manager for macOS

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    Patch My PC Updater is a free, easy-to-use program that keeps over 300 apps up-to-date on your computer.

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    just-install - The stupid package installer for Windows.

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    Deploy software quickly with PDQ Deploy. It's simple to install just about anything to multiple computers on your network.

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    Ketarin is a small application which automatically updates and optionally installs setup packages...

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    OneGet is a unified interface to package management systems and aims to make Software Discovery...

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    Deploy your software and configurations, perform an inventory of your machines in real time, control Windows Updates and benefit from customized reporting of your IT assets

    freemium €10.0 / Annually (per PC)

  10. 28

    npm is a package manager for Node.

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    Please take a minute to watch our video, it gives an overview of Synaptic's role in financial services.

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    Npackd (pronounced "unpacked") is an application store/package manager/marketplace for...

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    Action1 is a Cloud-based lightweight endpoint management platform for software deployment, patch management, IT asset inventory and endpoint configuration management.


Chocolatey Reviews

External sources with reviews and comparisons of Chocolatey

Comparing Package Managers
Chocolatey is more established and easier to host a custom repository (plus it runs in the system context). The deployment of applications and especially updating is not as easy as some of the other options, but if cost is an issue, it’s always a safe bet (I tend to include it as standard on an AVD build and then use Azure...
5 Best Windows package manager to use via command line
Chocolatey works for both Windows 10 and 7, it released in 2011, thus it has been around for quite some time now. This makes it one of the largest online repository to download and install various open source and closed source software packages for Windows OS. It offers both community and enterprise solutions. The best thing,...
6 Best Windows Package Manager to Auto-Update Apps (2020)
The name sounds amusing but you better take this app seriously. Chocolatey has the largest app repository and it supports PowerShell, command line, and even GUI. You name it and Chocolatey has that app. To install, you just need to type the following in command prompt and hit enter.
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