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Winget doesn't get enough love around here.
5 projects | /r/sysadmin | 27 Apr 2022
Windows Package Manager 1.1
3 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 11 Oct 2021
It has been admitted.
This is what an 'extinguish' looks like after embracing the idea of a Windows package manager by interviewing the creator of AppGet  and then dumping him to skip the extend part to full on copy it  with no credit and bundling it in the OS.
This is a rare straight extinguish after an embrace, especially in open source.
Microsoft: If you have to write a Tech Community article about training users on which of two Teams apps to use in Windows 11, maybe your design is bad?
3 projects | /r/sysadmin | 6 Oct 2021
3 projects | /r/sysadmin | 19 Aug 2021
One thing to keep an eye on is Microsoft's winget. Based off 'AppGet' but unfortunately MS don't prominently allude to winget's origins, although they have offhand mentioned it.
What are some alternatives?
winget-pkgs - The Microsoft community Windows Package Manager manifest repository
Chocolatey - Chocolatey - the package manager for Windows
NuGet - NuGet Gallery is a package repository that powers https://www.nuget.org. Use this repo for reporting NuGet.org issues.
winget-create - The Windows Package Manager Manifest Creator command-line tool (aka wingetcreate)
BaGet - A lightweight NuGet and symbol server
winget-cli - Windows Package Manager CLI (aka winget)
UpmGitExtension - This package extends the UI of Unity Package Manager (UPM) for the packages installed from git repository.
Basic-DeBloat - Debloat Windows 10 by whitelisting the apps you want to keep.
Homebrew-cask - 🍻 A CLI workflow for the administration of macOS applications distributed as binaries
MahApps.Metro - A framework that allows developers to cobble together a better UI for their own WPF applications with minimal effort.