What are some alternatives?
Yay - Yay is an AUR helper written in go, based on the design of yaourt, apacman and pacaur.
yaourt - pacman manager + acsess to AUR
Aura - Modern tools for modern applications.
Chocolatey - The sane way to manage software on Windows.
aurutils - Helper tools for the AUR. Contribute to AladW/aurutils development by creating an account on GitHub.
Advanced Package Tool - Apt (for Advanced Package Tool) is a set of core tools inside Debian.