Winstall lets you bulk install Windows apps with Microsoft’s package manager

The Verge Friday, 2 October 2020
Winstall lets you bulk install Windows apps with Microsoft’s package managerMicrosoft is adding a native Windows Package Manager to Windows 10 soon, but it’s limited to a command line interface instead of an easy to use GUI. While many will be happy to just be able to install apps from the command line, Tweeten developer Mehedi Hassan has created winstall — a web app that uses Microsoft’s package manager that lets you create app packs to bulk install all of your favorite Windows applications.

It’s ideal for developers who regularly switch PCs, enthusiasts who like to format Windows after every major update, or just anyone else that wants to quickly set up a new machine. The winstall site lets you pick from premade packs, or create and share your own list of apps. That could be a pack of gaming apps that includes...

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