fnm VS nvm

Compare fnm vs nvm and see what are their differences.


🚀 Fast and simple Node.js version manager, built in Rust (by Schniz)


Node Version Manager - POSIX-compliant bash script to manage multiple active node.js versions (by nvm-sh)
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fnm nvm
19 136
5,457 53,447
- 3.1%
8.9 8.1
4 days ago about 17 hours ago
Rust Shell
GNU General Public License v3.0 only MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of fnm. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-23.


Posts with mentions or reviews of nvm. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-22.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing fnm and nvm you can also consider the following projects:

volta - Volta: JS Toolchains as Code. ⚡

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

nodist - Natural node.js and npm version manager for windows.

metaplex - Protocol and application framework for decentralized NFT minting, storefronts, and sales.

SDKMan - The SDKMAN! Command Line Interface

shelljs - :shell: Portable Unix shell commands for Node.js

nvm for Windows - A node.js version management utility for Windows. Ironically written in Go.


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

progress - Flexible ascii progress bar for nodejs

lerna - :dragon: A tool for managing JavaScript projects with multiple packages.