CKAN VS ModBuddy

Compare CKAN vs ModBuddy and see what are their differences.


The Comprehensive Kerbal Archive Network (by KSP-CKAN)


Mod buddy is a mod manager created with extensibility in mind (by OlavStornes)
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CKAN ModBuddy
122 4
1,460 30
1.8% -
7.9 5.5
19 days ago 2 days ago
C# Python
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later GNU General Public License v3.0 only
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Posts with mentions or reviews of CKAN. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-21.


Posts with mentions or reviews of ModBuddy. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-21.
  • I am working on a Linux native Mod Manager.
    9 projects | | 21 May 2022
    It's exciting to see someone else try to tackle the same problem as me. Approximately a year ago i also attempted to implement a mod manager for Linux, but the progress halted a bit when i got satisfied with how i could mod STALKER Anomaly (plus some other errands which ate up my time).
  • I attempted to create a generic mod manager
    9 projects | | 4 Mar 2021
    I've seen that case insensitivity is a big deal (which is a shame, but i guess that is due to different name handling on *tux/Windows. Luckily it isn't the worst problem to handle, and can be followed here
    9 projects | | 4 Mar 2021
    So i gave it an attempt my self to create Mod Buddy, with a combination of Python and QT.
    9 projects | | 4 Mar 2021
    You know, this idea grew a bit on me. I won't make any guarantees of if/when, but the issue is created here

What are some alternatives?

When comparing CKAN and ModBuddy you can also consider the following projects:

Unverum - Downloads and install mods for several Unreal Engine 4 games.

rpfm - Rusted PackFile Manager (RPFM) is a... reimplementation in Rust and Qt5 of PackFile Manager (PFM), one of the best modding tools for Total War Games.

Benjee10_MMSEV - Planetside Exploration Vehicle, a mod for Kerbal Space Program implementing a NASA MMSEV-style vehicle.


TweakScale - TweakScale lets you change the size of a part. Check also the where support for third-parties is being added!

RP-0 - Realistic Progression Zero/One - Career mode for Realism Overhaul

GameHub - All your games in one place

steamtinkerlaunch - Linux wrapper tool for use with the Steam client for custom launch options and 3rd party programs

CKAN-meta - Metadata files for the CKAN

NetKAN - Metadata files used by the NetKAN/CKAN indexer


betterww - Better Wind Waker