|12 days ago||about 2 months ago|
|MIT License||Apache License 2.0|
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.
Automatically upgrade your package on winget with GitHub Actions
3 projects | dev.to | 13 Nov 2021
This workflow uses Windows Package Manager Manifest Creator to update and submit a new version of a package manifest
Announcing Windows Package Manager 1.1
4 projects | reddit.com/r/Windows11 | 6 Oct 2021
Yes, any installer (MSIX, MSI, EXE) may be added (https://github.com/microsoft/winget-pkgs). There is even a new tool the Windows Package Manager Manifest Creator (https://github.com/microsoft/winget-create) to make it easier to build a manifest and submit it to the GitHub repository. Portable / Stanalone .exe files and .zip files aren't supported yet, but they are on the backlog.
Windows Package Manager 1.0
3 projects | dev.to | 29 May 2021
You can also add your programs or packages by executing winget install wingetcreate to install the Windows Package Manager Manifest Creator. Once the tool has been installed, execute wingetcreate new provide the URL to the installer. Then the tool will download the installer, parse it to determine any of the manifest values available in the installer, and guide you through the process to generate a valid manifest. If you provide your GitHub credentials when prompted, it will even fork the repository, create a new branch, submit a pull request, and provide you the URL to track its progress.
Winget doesn't get enough love around here.
5 projects | reddit.com/r/sysadmin | 27 Apr 2022
Windows Package Manager 1.1
3 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 11 Oct 2021
It has been admitted.
This is what an 'extinguish' looks like after embracing the idea of a Windows package manager by interviewing the creator of AppGet  and then dumping him to skip the extend part to full on copy it  with no credit and bundling it in the OS.
This is a rare straight extinguish after an embrace, especially in open source.
Microsoft: If you have to write a Tech Community article about training users on which of two Teams apps to use in Windows 11, maybe your design is bad?
3 projects | reddit.com/r/sysadmin | 6 Oct 2021
3 projects | reddit.com/r/sysadmin | 19 Aug 2021
One thing to keep an eye on is Microsoft's winget. Based off 'AppGet' but unfortunately MS don't prominently allude to winget's origins, although they have offhand mentioned it.
What are some alternatives?
winget-cli-restsource - This project aims to provide a reference implementation for creating a REST based package source for the winget client.
Chocolatey - Chocolatey - the package manager for Windows
winget-pkgs - The Microsoft community Windows Package Manager manifest repository
Homebrew-cask - 🍻 A CLI workflow for the administration of macOS applications distributed as binaries
FSL - A Package Manager.
winget-cli - Windows Package Manager CLI (aka winget)
Basic-DeBloat - Debloat Windows 10 by whitelisting the apps you want to keep.
Winget-Install - Powershell scripts for Winget with SCCM/Intune