swbis implements and extends the POSIX packaging standard ISO/IEC 15068-2:1999. It includes swpackage, swverify, swcopy, swlist, and swinstall. It utilizes common system features like ssh for distribution, and GPG for package verification. Packages are simple tar/pax archives with an extra meta data directory. It's compatible with BSD/ and GNU/Linux systems and can convert Debian or RPM archives even.
Slpkg is a powerful software package manager that installs, updates, and removes packages on Slackware based systems. It automatically computes dependencies and figures out what things should occur to install packages. Slpkg makes it easier to maintain groups of machines without having to manually update.
Package Changes Analyzer (pkgdiff) can compare and show differences between Linux software packages. It supports reading from RPM, DEB, TAR.GZ and other common formats. It's intended for maintainers to test compatibility and consistency between archive versions.
DNF is a software package manager that installs, updates, and removes packages on RPM-based Linux distributions. It automatically computes dependencies and determines the actions required to install packages. DNF also makes it easier to maintain groups of machines, eliminating the need to manually update each one using rpm. DNF (or Dandified Yum) is the next generation version of Yum. It roughly maintains CLI compatibility with Yum and defines a strict API for extensions and plugins. Plugins ca
GNU Guix is a transactional package manager for the GNU system. In addition to standard package management features, Guix supports transactional upgrades and roll-backs, unprivileged package management, per-user profiles, and garbage collection. Guix uses low-level mechanisms from the Nix package manager, except that packages are defined as native Guile modules, using extensions to the Scheme language. It is possible to use Guix on top of an already installed GNU/Linux system.
Pip is the PyPA/setuptools recommended tool for installing packages from Pythons central package index (PyPI). It supports source-based, egg, and wheel (PEP427) packages with a full package meta database (PEP426). And it's designed to work in conjunction with virtualenv.
wpkg.exe is a package manager for Windows, which is fully compatible with the Debian package format, and also implements APT-style dependency resolution. It also runs on Linux and MacOSX, and there's a graphical frontend alternatively. It supports package installation with implicit repositories over various protocols.
UbuTricks is a small utility that helps installing various games and applications on Ubuntu or Mint. It's a small shell wrapper with a xdialog/zenity GUI. It supports various installation schemes (PPA updating, DEB installation, source compilation, portable setups, and custom archive unpacking). It includes for instance 0 A.D., Battle for Wesnoth (Dev), SMPlayer, Ubuntu Tweak, Cinnamon, Wine, Geary, Google Earth, Kdenlive, PlayOnLinux, LXQt, QupZilla
Npackd is a package manager and application market place for Windows. It synchronizes install information with the control panels software section and MSI package database, supports proxies, authorization-protected repositories, silent and fast installations, dependency resolution, automatic shortcut creation, multiple versions per package installation, and SHA1 package checksums.