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Installs apps to their default locations, using your PC's language or one you choose, using Internet Explorer's proxy settings (so you can quickly get Chrome, Firefox, or Opera up and running on a fresh Window install). See More
Ninite makes sure that you've downloaded the right file, and that it's not corrupted, by checking the file checksums for each application. This means that you're less likely to end up with a buggy app, or to accidentally download malware/viruses, all with no extra work. See More
While Chocolatey seems to have a huge selection of packages including some windows updates, Scoop has a much smaller selection mainly focused on command-line tools. However, it can be argued that Scoop is focusing on a different type of setup than Chocolatey so package count may not be a good comparison. See More
WizTree is faster and much more accurate than all the others as it properly handles hard linked files (doesn't count them more than once) so the total allocated size reported by WizTree will actually match the space used on the drive as reported by Windows. See More
It requires you at least install notepad++ or similar, learn what it means if '#" is displayed on a line in the config file. Other then that, the dev. explains everything about the setup you could possibly want to know on his site. See More
If you are not that patient of a person and want something to just work off the bat this won't be for you
GChristensen recently upgraded Enso to Python 3.7, a great improvement over the original v2.5. You can write custom Enso commands in Python through its new web interface (or your favorite editor once you know where to put the files.) There's even an install command to pip install any Python package you need from PyPI. The sky's the limit. See More
According to Raskin's philosophy which inspired Enso, a pop up "dialog" is a bad design. The OK button is a useless input that interrupts your flow. Enso's pop up messages, therefore, are transparent and quickly fade away on their own (like Android Toast messages). Unfortunately, this also means you can easily miss them if you're not paying attention. Raskin's solution was to keep a message log you can refer back to, but Humanized never got around to implementing that for Enso. See More
You can sort the list in the extension column (file type) globally or from parent folder selected. This is very helpful in case there are files of a specific type that you may not be aware of that's taking up too much space. Also, the colors correspond to the visual section. See More