appget VS winget-pkgs

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


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


The Microsoft community Windows Package Manager manifest repository (by microsoft)
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appget winget-pkgs
4 72
395 6,041
1.0% 2.8%
0.0 10.0
3 months ago 6 days ago
C# PowerShell
Apache License 2.0 MIT License
The number of mentions indicates the total number of mentions that we've tracked plus the number of user suggested alternatives.
Stars - the number of stars that a project has on GitHub. Growth - month over month growth in stars.
Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.


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-pkgs. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-08-01.

What are some alternatives?

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

Scoop - A command-line installer for Windows.

ctags - A maintained ctags implementation

winget-intune-win32 - Repository containing examples of how to use winget from Intune, also in system context.

gsudo - A Sudo for Windows

PowerToys - Windows system utilities to maximize productivity

Notepad3 - Notepad like text editor based on the Scintilla source code. Notepad3 based on code from Notepad2 and MiniPath on code from metapath. Download Notepad3:

Chocolatey - Chocolatey - the package manager for Windows

bc - An implementation of the POSIX bc calculator with GNU extensions and dc, moved away from GitHub. Finished, but well-maintained.

winget-cli - Windows Package Manager CLI (aka winget)

terminal - The new Windows Terminal and the original Windows console host, all in the same place!

linux - Linux kernel source tree

Visual Studio Code - Visual Studio Code