MS releases WinGet 1.0

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 by DrJBHL | Discussion: Personal Computing

MS finally released WinGet 1.0 which was planned and mentioned at Build 2020.

“A package manager is designed to help you save time and frustration,” Microsoft’s Demitrius Nelon explained when the firm announced its plans for WinGet. “Essentially, it is a set of software tools that help you automate the process of getting software on your machine. You specify which apps you want installed, and it does the work of finding the latest version (or the exact one you specified) and installing it on your machine.”

Thurrott noted it is a command line tool, and that he'll be reviewing it in the near future. Thurrot is a recognized authority on Windows, and you might be interested in his site here: https://www.thurrott.com/

For further details, please refer to Paul Thurrott's article linked above.

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