HomeBrew VS Chocolatey

Compare HomeBrew vs Chocolatey and see what are their differences.

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HomeBrew Chocolatey
1016 325
34,688 8,806
1.7% 1.1%
9.9 8.8
4 days ago 5 days ago
Ruby C#
BSD 2-clause "Simplified" License GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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.

HomeBrew

Posts with mentions or reviews of HomeBrew. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-01-29.

Chocolatey

Posts with mentions or reviews of Chocolatey. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-01-25.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing HomeBrew and Chocolatey you can also consider the following projects:

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

Scoop - A command-line installer for Windows.

spack - A flexible package manager that supports multiple versions, configurations, platforms, and compilers.

asdf - Extendable version manager with support for Ruby, Node.js, Elixir, Erlang & more

Visual Studio Code - Visual Studio Code

osxfuse - FUSE extends macOS by adding support for user space file systems

Squirrel - An installation and update framework for Windows desktop apps

Wix Toolset

video2x - A lossless video/GIF/image upscaler achieved with waifu2x, Anime4K, SRMD and RealSR. Started in Hack the Valley 2, 2018.

PSAppDeployToolkit - Project Homepage & Forums

Docker-OSX - Run macOS VM in a Docker! Run near native OSX-KVM in Docker! X11 Forwarding! CI/CD for OS X Security Research! Docker mac Containers.