appget VS winget-cli

Compare appget vs winget-cli and see what are their differences.


Free and open package manager for Windows. (by appget)


WinGet is the Windows Package Manager. This project includes a CLI (Command Line Interface), PowerShell modules, and a COM (Component Object Model) API (Application Programming Interface). (by microsoft)
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appget winget-cli
4 279
409 21,224
0.0% 1.0%
0.0 8.4
12 months ago about 10 hours ago
C# C++
Apache License 2.0 MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of appget. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-04-27.


Posts with mentions or reviews of winget-cli. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-11-18.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing appget and winget-cli you can also consider the following projects:

Chocolatey - Chocolatey - the package manager for Windows

Scoop - A command-line installer for Windows.

HomeBrew - 🍺 The missing package manager for macOS (or Linux)

alt-tab-macos - Windows alt-tab on macOS

oneget - PackageManagement (aka OneGet) is a package manager for Windows

qBittorrent - qBittorrent BitTorrent client

Windows10Debloater - Script to remove Windows 10 bloatware.

PowerToys - Windows system utilities to maximize productivity

homebrew-core - 🍻 Default formulae for the missing package manager for macOS

Bitwarden - The core infrastructure backend (API, database, Docker, etc).

winget-pkgs - The Microsoft community Windows Package Manager manifest repository

FanControl.Releases - This is the release repository for Fan Control, a highly customizable fan controlling software for Windows.