swupd-client VS winsparkle

Compare swupd-client vs winsparkle and see what are their differences.


Software update client (by clearlinux)


App update framework for Windows, inspired by Sparkle for macOS (by vslavik)
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swupd-client winsparkle
1 1
106 1,182
1.9% -
0.0 0.0
5 months ago 19 days ago
Shell C++
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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Posts with mentions or reviews of swupd-client. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of winsparkle. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-19.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing swupd-client and winsparkle you can also consider the following projects:

NetSparkle - NetSparkle is a C# software update framework for .NET developers compatible with .NET Core/.NET 5+, WinForms, WPF, and Avalonia; uses Ed25519 or DSA signatures! View basic usage here in the README or visit our website for code docs.

Squirrel - An installation and update framework for Windows desktop apps

wix3 - WiX Toolset v3.x

AppImageUpdate - AppImageUpdate lets you update AppImages in a decentral way using information embedded in the AppImage itself.

nUpdate - A comfortable update solution for .NET-applications.

Reset-Windows-Update-Tool - Troubleshooting Tool with Windows Updates (Developed in Dev-C++).

bita - Differential file synchronization over http