Last week, Microsoft officially announced the final version of Windows Package Manager, also known as Winget. First introduced at Build 2020, Winget is now publicly available as version 1.0 on all supported Windows 10 versions. Also, the software giant plans to make Winget part of Windows 10 soon.
Winget repo is suffering from duplicate apps with malformed manifests
Last week Microsoft released the first stable version of Winget, its built-in package manager for Windows. The tool allows automating app management by installing them from a centralized repo in bulk, updating them all at once, and uninstalling them with a single command. The repo is open for public and maintained by enthusiasts, so this caused malformed app packages to appear.
Winget 1.0 is now publicly available
At Build 2020, Microsoft announced a new package manager for Windows 10, called Windows Package Manager or simply Winget. After a year of public testing, the company announced that WinGet is ready for general availability.
Windows Package Manager 1.0 stable is out
Microsoft has released the first stable version of the Windows Package Manager for Windows 10 (aka Winget). Like package managers on other platforms e.g. on Linux, Winget makes it easy to install, update, and remove programs from a repository. This tool will be especially useful for IT professionals who manage a large number of PCs as it saves their time on software deployment.
Winget Windows Package Manager now supports the import command in preview
Winget, a console package manager for Windows 10, has finally received the option to import the app list. The feature has landed in the preview version 0.2.10771, along with the support for validating the new v1.0 manifests.
You can now uninstall apps using Winget Windows Package Manager
A couple of days ago, a member of the Windows Package Manager team announced that the new version 0.2.10191 of winget will allow users to uninstall apps. The updated version of Windows Package Manager is now available in Microsoft Store.
Windows Package Manager winget is getting import, export and uninstall options
Winget, a console package manager for Windows 10, hits a major milestone in developments. Two most anticipated features, the uninstall option, and the ability to export and import the app list and finally coming to winget.
Windows Package Manager (winget) Preview v0.2.2521 is out
winget, the Windows Package Manager app for Windows 10, has received an update in the Preview channel, and now allows installing apps from Microsoft Store. Other important changes are feature toggle and PowerShell tab autocomplete.
Microsoft Has Introduced Windows Package Manager Client (winget)
Windows 10 is getting a new tool,
winget. It is a package manager that allows bulk installing apps and dev tools required for building a developer environment in a new or existing Windows installation, in a minimal amount of time.