winget-create VS appget

Compare winget-create vs appget and see what are their differences.

winget-create

The Windows Package Manager Manifest Creator command-line tool (aka wingetcreate) (by microsoft)

appget

Free and open package manager for Windows. (by appget)
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winget-create appget
3 4
251 392
7.2% 0.0%
7.6 0.0
12 days ago about 2 months ago
C# C#
MIT License Apache License 2.0
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winget-create

Posts with mentions or reviews of winget-create. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-13.
  • 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.

appget

Posts with mentions or reviews of appget. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-04-27.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing winget-create and appget you can also consider the following projects:

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