Homebrew VS Homebrew-cask

Compare Homebrew vs Homebrew-cask and see what are their differences.

Homebrew-cask

🍻 A CLI workflow for the administration of macOS applications distributed as binaries (by Homebrew)
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Homebrew Homebrew-cask
1 55
27,633 20,649
- 0.5%
0.0 10.0
over 5 years ago 6 days ago
Ruby Ruby
- 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.

Homebrew

Posts with mentions or reviews of Homebrew. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.
  • Need Help Installing Yarn
    1 project | /r/learnprogramming | 14 Oct 2021
    For Homebrew though, some tips from here might help if you want to try getting that install to work instead. https://github.com/Homebrew/legacy-homebrew/issues/15077

Homebrew-cask

Posts with mentions or reviews of Homebrew-cask. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2024-06-05.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Homebrew and Homebrew-cask you can also consider the following projects:

CocoaPods - The Cocoa Dependency Manager.

SDKMan - The SDKMAN! Command Line Interface

Linuxbrew

fpm - Effing package management! Build packages for multiple platforms (deb, rpm, etc) with great ease and sanity.

homebrew-zathura - Homebrew formulae to build Zathura on Mac OS X

Berkshelf - A Chef Cookbook manager

Modulation - Modulation - explicit dependency management for Ruby

shards - Dependency manager for the Crystal language

zsh-autosuggestions - Fish-like autosuggestions for zsh

Scout Monitoring - Rennaisance engineers rejoice! 1 gem 5 min to app monitoring
5-minute onboarding. No sales team. Devs in the support channels. No DevOps team required. Get the free app insights every engineer deserves with Scout Monitoring.
www.scoutapm.com
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InfluxDB - Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale
Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.
www.influxdata.com
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