winget-create VS Chocolatey

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

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winget-create Chocolatey
3 263
248 8,416
6.0% 0.7%
7.7 9.4
3 days ago 7 days ago
C# C#
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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.

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.

Chocolatey

Posts with mentions or reviews of Chocolatey. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-07-29.

What are some alternatives?

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

winget-cli - Windows Package Manager CLI (aka winget)

Scoop - A command-line installer for Windows.

Squirrel - An installation and update framework for Windows desktop apps

Wix Toolset

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

PSAppDeployToolkit - Project Homepage & Forums

video2x - A lossless video/GIF/image upscaler achieved with waifu2x, Anime4K, SRMD and RealSR. Started in Hack the Valley 2, 2018.

notepad-plus-plus - Notepad++ official repository

PowerToys - Windows system utilities to maximize productivity

awesome-piracy - A curated list of awesome warez and piracy links

VideoLAN Client (VLC) - VLC media player - All pull requests are ignored, please follow https://wiki.videolan.org/Sending_Patches_VLC/

git - A fork of Git containing Windows-specific patches.