Pint: a complete package manager in a single PowerShell script

Pint is a simple package manager which can download, install, and update the portable editions of VLC, LibreOffice, 7-Zip, SumatraPDF and many other popular Windows applications. It’s a familiar idea, but what’s different about Pint is that it’s all done in a single PowerShell script. This makes for an ultra-lightweight download (under 18KB), and “installation” should be as simple as unzipping the core files. The reality was a little different for us, with Pint.cmd displaying a “path not found” error on its first launch. We checked the path, created a missing “apps” folder below the main folder (pint and pintapps)… [Continue Reading]


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