Chocolatey VS HomeBrew

Compare Chocolatey vs HomeBrew and see what are their differences.

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Chocolatey HomeBrew
173 482
7,956 30,578
1.1% 1.8%
9.2 10.0
1 day ago 7 days ago
C# Ruby
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later BSD 2-clause "Simplified" 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.

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 2022-01-18.

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 2022-01-18.

What are some alternatives?

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

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

Scoop - A command-line installer for Windows.

Squirrel - An installation and update framework for Windows desktop apps

Visual Studio Code - Visual Studio Code

Wix Toolset

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

nvm - Node Version Manager - POSIX-compliant bash script to manage multiple active node.js versions

PSAppDeployToolkit - Project Homepage & Forums

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

chromebrew - Package manager for Chrome OS

Docker-OSX - Run Mac in a Docker! Run near native OSX-KVM in Docker! X11 Forwarding! CI/CD for OS X!

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