New Update Managing apps with WingetUI

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For anyone who loves 'winget'... now with a GUI.


P.S. Don't forget the update command :)
CMD (or PowerShell) > winget upgrade --all --include-unknown
 

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Version 1.6.5 (Latest)
Fixed a crash if korean language was active. This release also brings changes listed on release 1.6.4

Version 1.6.4 changelog
Fixed an issue where chocolatey packages were not loaded
Fixed issues whith ghost or missing packages in different circumstances
Using the parameter /NoAutoStart the installer will not launch WingetUI
Fixed an issue where selected packages wouldn't get installed at all
Fixed an issue where packages wouldn't be uninstallable from the updates section
Improved the context menu tooltip text. It now provides more information
Added Persian and Norwegian language
Fixed version not showing on the infobox.
Other minor improvements and bugfixes.
Added the ability to share packages:
Users wil be able to get a specific url for a package
This url will show a page with a button to launch WingetUI
WingetUI will launch with the infobox window on the specified package (if WingetUI is running on the system tray)
 

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WingetUI 1.7.0 Beta 1
This is a beta release, and it has been published for testing purposes only. It is not expected to be daily-driven.

Big changes:
  • Lots of improvements and fixes regadring how installs are manager. Installations tend to fail less
  • The packager updates blacklisting feature has been redesigned
  • Scrolling has been smoothened out
  • The package details shows more information, and allows to specify some installation options
  • The share interface has been replaced by the System Integrated one
  • The ability to cache administrator rights has been added
  • Notifications are now more integrated and have built-in buttons.
  • Lots of minor changes and improvements
 

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WingetUI 1.7.0

New features:​

  • A new interface is available to ignore updates. It allows:
    • Pinning packages
    • Skipping a version of a package.
    • Viewing and removing single packages from the blacklist
  • The Package Details window has a new section that allows to customize the install:
    • All the options are under a collapsable widget
    • User can modify:
      • Architecture to install
      • Installation environment (user or machine, local or global, etc.)
      • Version to install (can automatically blacklist packages when installed, so older versions don't get updated when installed manually)
      • Custom parameters to pass to the installer. There is now a textbox to be able to do that
    • The Command label has been improved to adapt to the new options and toggles.
  • Notifications have been reworked:
    • Notifications will now show buttons on them, to make quick actions easier to reach.
    • Notifications can now be enabled/disabled depending on their category.
  • A new, system-integrated share popup has been implemented
  • Administrator preferences have been reworked:
    • Package managers can be automatically elevated.
    • The user has the option to cache administrator rights.

Improvements​

  • WingetUI Interface has been improved:
    • Context menus have more options, and more organized
    • Toolbars show more relevant actions, removing some redundancies with the context menus
    • Scrolling has been improved, featuring:
      • Smooth mouse scrolling
      • Better support for keyboard scrolling
      • Reurn to top buttons
    • The launch popup has been improved.
    • TreeWidgets StyleSheets have been improved to use more efficiently the space available on the window
    • Transparencies have been reworked across the interface, in a way where the interface is now much more responsive
  • Chocolatey support has been improved:
    • Installations won't show a 20-second delay anymore
    • More information is available in the details window
  • Scoop support has been improved:
    • Packages are now cached, so loading times are notably faster.
    • More information is available in the details window
    • Error handling has been improved on already-installed updates.
    • Auto-elevation has been improved on uninstalls
  • Winget support has been improved:
    • Packages are now cached, so loading times are notably faster.
    • Error handling has been improved on already-installed updates.
    • "Unknown" updates are now properly handled (thanks to the new version skipping feature)
Other minor improvements and bugfixes are present, but they haven't been listed here. See the Full Changelog for more details: 1.6.5...1.7.0
 

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WingetUI 2.0.0​


Changelog​

  • Complete rework of how the package managers work. This involves:
    • The legacy code has been updated (hooray!)
    • Package managers are faster and more stable.
    • Package managers now won't show the features they do not support.
    • Packages are properly handled across sections, preventing duplicate data from existing.
    • PIP is now available on WingetUI
      • Full support for this package manager has been added. View details, install, upgrade and remove packages
    • NPM is also available on WingetUI
      • Full support for this package manager has been added. View details, install, upgrade and remove packages.
    • (.NET Tool will be coming with the next version)
    • Microsoft Store packages can be installed also from WingetUI
  • User interface improvements. This involves:
    • The Software sections code has been unified. Lazy loading is available on all three sections.
    • Rewriting of some parts of the interface.
    • The installer widgets have been redesigned, providing more information and using better the available space
    • The button that toggled the installers section has been replaced by a draggable bar
    • Tags and rich text descriptions have been added to the details window
    • The settings tab has been improved
    • Two more tabs have been added in order to make debugging easier:
      • Operation history: track the last 100 actions performed by WingetUI
      • Package Manager output: get the log of the latest package manager calls.
    • Notifications will organize better their information.
    • The taskbar icon tray icons have been improved to be more visible (and to be in line with Windows 11)
  • Added a (skippable) out-of-box experience. It will allow users to configure basic WingetUI aspects
  • New interfaces are available to import and export packages.
  • Lots of bugs and issues have been fixed. The most important ones:
    • The interface will not flicker anymore when changing the visible tab or triggering context menus
    • The package sorter will understand numbers as float-point values, rather than as strings
    • The message boxes will not break anymore when resizing them.
    • The details window won't show broken text anymore.
    • Winget packages won't hang infinitely anymore.
    • Lots of other improvements and fixes

What's Changed​

  • Code Update apply_versions.py by @rumplin in #995
  • Bunch of f-string, with statements / os.path usage changes by @Mikey1993 in #1000
  • Update icons and screenshots from the excel file by @github-actions in #1002
  • Update translations from Tolgee by @github-actions in #1014
  • New package managers interface by @marticliment in #1021
  • Add pip (and the structure to support dynamic search package managers) by @marticliment in #1035
  • Add npm by @marticliment in #1037
  • Add manager capabilities by @marticliment in #1041
  • Msstore testing by @marticliment in #1042
  • Add the Welcome Wizard by @marticliment in #1043
  • Update icons and screenshots from the excel file by @github-actions in #1053
  • Improvements & fixes by @panther7 in #1051
  • Update icons and screenshots from the excel file by @github-actions in #1059
  • Update translations from Tolgee by @github-actions in #1091
  • remove ms store unavailable from FAQ by @ppvnf in #1045
  • add pip, ms store, npm to features by @ppvnf in #1096
  • Update icons and screenshots from the excel file by @github-actions in #1100
  • Update translation commands script by @panther7 in #1108
  • fix unable to build by @ppvnf in #1112

 
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WingetUI 2.0.1

Changelog​

  • WingetUI won't be detected as a virus anymore:
    • VirusTotal results for the installer: VirusTotal
    • VirusTotal results for the executable: VirusTotal
  • Fixed a crash on the system tray context menu
  • All the changes from version 2.0.0:
      • Complete rework of how the package managers work. This involves:
      • The legacy code has been updated (hooray!)
      • Package managers are faster and more stable.
      • Package managers now won't show the features they do not support.
      • Packages are properly handled across sections, preventing duplicate data from existing.
      • PIP is now available on WingetUI
        • Full support for this package manager has been added. View details, install, upgrade and remove packages
      • NPM is also available on WingetUI
        • Full support for this package manager has been added. View details, install, upgrade and remove packages.
      • (.NET Tool will be coming with the next version)
      • Microsoft Store packages can be installed also from WingetUI
      • User interface improvements. This involves:
        • The Software sections code has been unified. Lazy loading is available on all three sections.
        • Rewriting of some parts of the interface.
        • The installer widgets have been redesigned, providing more information and using better the available space
        • The button that toggled the installers section has been replaced by a draggable bar
        • Tags and rich text descriptions have been added to the details window
        • The settings tab has been improved
        • Two more tabs have been added in order to make debugging easier:
          • Operation history: track the last 100 actions performed by WingetUI
          • Package Manager output: get the log of the latest package manager calls.
        • Notifications will organize better their information.
        • The taskbar icon tray icons have been improved to be more visible (and to be in line with Windows 11)
      • Added a (skippable) out-of-box experience. It will allow users to configure basic WingetUI aspects
      • New interfaces are available to import and export packages.
    • Lots of bugs and issues have been fixed. The most important ones:
        • The interface will not flicker anymore when changing the visible tab or triggering context menus
        • The package sorter will understand numbers as float-point values, rather than as strings
        • The message boxes will not break anymore when resizing them.
        • The details window won't show broken text anymore.
        • Winget packages won't hang infinitely anymore.
      • Lots of other improvements and fixes
Full Changelog: 2.0.0...2.0.1

SHA256: feb1df98893e90c4264b3ed5ca78842e6a71aff13e43d9f0c65f63054d97420f
 

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WingetUI 2.0.3

Changelog
  • WingetUI will now be installed under SysDrive:\Program Files. Standard-ascii paths are required now for WingetUI to work
    • The installer includes a built-in migrator/upgrader. to make the migratign experience from single-user to machine-wide installation seamless
    • This change will end crashes related to null clr pointers when importing .net libraries
  • Issues with the copy log function and with hanging file dialogs have been fixed

What's Changed​

New Contributors​

Full Changelog: 2.0.2...2.0.3
SHA256: 56c3d5a958c5af09f903abb65d37d29adbde898af13f462acbe4330f338101cc

Still detected as a virus along with the application Eleven Clock.
None of the major AVs detect it, it's obviously FP.
 

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WingetUI 2.0.3




None of the major AVs detect it, it's obviously FP.

BitDefender and WiseVector StopX flag it as malware! Had to exclude and its a FP because the software bootup looks like a malicious virus.
 

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BitDefender and WiseVector StopX flag it as malware! Had to exclude and its a FP because the software bootup looks like a malicious virus.
Don't have BD installed rn and Wisevector is deprecated. I was checking VT link of v2.0.1 and it still only has 1 and 2 detections for both files. Try to contact BD support for the FP.

Edit: Added "only" and VT links
 
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I tried it this morning, and it looks handy alright. But I got warnings that these programs could not be updated. Something about not the correct number/version or something?

* Package Microsoft.VCRedist.2013.x64 is ignored
* Package ElectronicArts.EADesktop is ignored (No problem, it will update when I start the program.)
* Package Microsoft.DotNet.DesktopRuntime.6 is ignored
* Package Microsoft.VCRedist.2013.x86 is ignored
* Package Microsoft.DotNet.DesktopRuntime.7 is ignored

As you can see, I have set them to ignore after having tried several times. Is this normal behaviour, or did I do something wrong or forget something?
 

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WingetUI 2.1.0​


Changelog​

  • .NET Tool package manager is now fully supported in WingetUI
  • WingetUI can now filter packages depending on their source
  • Chocolatey installed packages have been fixed
  • Notifications will be shown again if enabled
  • WingetUI can now be installed on a local environment
  • Winget does now support custom sources
  • WingetUI is now digitally signed
  • Arm systems will automatically use arm64 winget versions.
  • Packages won't be outdated anymore on the discover packages section
  • Theme switching won't require restarting WingetUI. Instead, the new theme will be applied instantaneously.
  • Installed, blacklisted and upgradable packages will show special icons to distinguish them from regular packages.
  • The package importer is now much faster.
  • Winget will handle locales properly
  • Chocolatey will be added to path automatically if certain conditions are met
  • Command-line outputs are more responsive
  • Improved package parsing
  • Interface appearance and behaviour improvements
  • Custom icon databases will be configurable
  • Markdown parsing has been improved
  • Lots of other bugfixes and improvements


Full Changelog: 2.0.3...2.1.0

SHA256: 7a6e66e32373eb223d18bab8f0f4b919a84debeecb1946a9746d4779e8a46616

Download: https://github.com/marticliment/WingetUI/releases/download/2.1.0/WingetUI.Installer.exe
 

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WingetUI, which is a third-party GUI utility tool for managing CLI package managers like Winget or Scoop, received its latest update a couple of days ago. The new update, version 2.1.0, brings performance improvements related to package imports and parsing as well as CLI outputs, adds a couple of major source-related upgrades, like source filtering as well as support for custom sources, and more.

There are new special icons for installed, blacklisted, and upgradable packages. The app now also comes digitally signed so Microsoft Defender and other anti-malware products should no longer block it.
 

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WingetUI 2.1.1​


Changelog​

  • This release fixes an issue where Winget would fail to retrieve information from the package index
  • The internal code that handles Packages and Package Items has been redone, leading to more reliability and stability when changing package tabs and removing packages from lists.
  • User interface improvements
    • Fixed glitching progressbar on the Discover tab
    • Improved QTreeWidget and QTreeWidgetItem stylesheets
  • Added Sinhala, Vietnamese and Hebrew languages to WingetUI
  • Fixed a crash occurring due to a c_int overflow
  • Other improvements and bugfixes
  • A new article on how to manage updates with WingetUI has been published and can be accessed from WingetUI

What's Changed​

Full Changelog: 2.1.0...2.1.1

SHA256: 1ee9c17c2c8c1a16ec7f83dff61cfcba83a8f6164e0c6490d93042d76ffc73aa
 

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WingetUI 2.1.2 Beta 1 Pre-release​

Reduced changelog
Full Changelog: 2.1.1...2.1.2-beta

Download: https://github.com/marticliment/WingetUI/releases/download/2.1.2-beta/WingetUI.Installer.exe
 

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WingetUI 2.1.2 Beta 2 Pre-release
Reduced changelog
  • Added the new Release Notes tab. The page currently shown is a test page.
  • Improvements in the web wrapper
  • Downgraded PyInstaller to 5.9.0 and Python to 3.11.3 (prevent WingetUI from being flagged as a virus)
  • Reworked source support for Managers
  • Settings interface is now automatically generated (for the package managers only)
  • Lots of bugfixes and improvements
Full Changelog: 2.1.2-beta...2.1.2-beta2

Download: https://github.com/marticliment/WingetUI/releases/download/2.1.2-beta2/WingetUI.Installer.exe
 

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WingetUI 2.2.0​

Changelog​

  • WingetUI does now support PowerShell Gallery, the 7th Package Manager.
  • Added Support for WingetUI Widgets, a set of widgets for the Windows Widgets pane that will ease installing available package updates.
  • Installation options will be saved for each package, so they do not need to be reapplied on each install/update
  • Exporting packages has been reworked:
    • Installation options will be saved next to the package list.
    • Ignored updates and skipped versions will also be exported
    • Package lists can now be exported in YAML or JSON formats.
  • WingetUI can now backup your installed packages automatically.
  • Chocolatey and PowerShell do now support multiple sources. Winget and Scoop sources mechanisms have been improved.
  • Add Romanian as a supported language
  • Added the ability to uninstall, then update packages
  • Added the ability to reinstall packages from the Installed Packages tab
  • WingetUI source code is more modular, partially detaching the interface from the Package Engine. This will allow for further interface improvements.
  • Integrity checker is now more powerful and reaches more WingetUI files.
  • Ignored packages and skipped versions will be now stored on human-readable, JSON files.
  • Minor improvements on the sharing interface
  • Prerelease packages can now be installed with a simple toggle from the details tab.
  • Install location can be customized for Winget packages.
  • Improvements to the Interface API (Widgets and Share)
  • A new WebView Wrapper has been added in order to show Release Notes and Help articles
  • Save cached files under AppData\Local\WingetUI instead of under .wingetui
  • Improvements in operation logs
  • General interface improvements
  • Better handling for when .NET Framework is not installed
  • Improvements in the Settings Tab
  • Tons of other under-the-hood improvements and fixes

What's Changed​

 

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WingetUI 3.0.0 Beta 0 Pre-release​

Changes​

  • This is the first beta release. All the missing features since 3.0-alpha2 have been ported.
  • Added Package Tags
  • Improvements on the Settings UI.
  • Lots of bugfixes and minor details.
Download: https://github.com/marticliment/WingetUI/releases/download/3.0.0-beta0/WingetUI.Installer.exe
SHA256 [REUPDATED]: c7e7d8444be58d1e3b98fc18b942734d6f75bc7508849cabf15d373e4995aa46
 

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