Get your FIRST MONTH FREE when you sign-up for a subscription plan (about USD 14.99 / year). Try the full-featured product and cancel at any time before the FREE MONTH is over, at no cost to you. Raft is a Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) distribution manager in native C#/XAML for Windows 10 applying Fluent design principles. Raft makes managing WSL distros on your Windows 10 device easy. Raft is brought to you by the innovative team behind Pengwin, Pengwin Enterprise, and Fedora Remix for WSL. "Raft" is the name for Penguins swimming underwater. --- FEATURES * Quickly view, run, and install all available WSL distros. * Take and restore snapshots of existing WSL distros. (1) * Set default WSL distro. * Keep your distro updated with one click * Uninstall or terminate (2) them. * Set default WSL version 1 or 2 (3) * Switch a distribution version WSL1 or WSL2 (3) * Run your distros directly in Windows Terminal (4) * Synchronize icons and labels with Windows Terminal (4) * Manage all the distros imported via wsl --import * Create a new distro from a previously taken snapshot (1) Snapshots are only available if running in Windows 1903 or newer (2) Terminate is only available if running in Windows 1809 or newer (3) WSL2 is only available if running in Windows 1903 or newer. The newest optional Windows updates required. (4) Windows Terminal is only available if running in Windows 1903 or newer --- SUBSCRIPTION With a subscription, Raft WSL software is always up-to-date and will always be supported and updated for the latest platforms, devices, and technologies. Subscriptions are charged to your credit card through your Microsoft account. Subscription plans are automatically renewed unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Manage your subscriptions in your Account Settings after purchase.
What’s new in this version
21.7.3 * Improved the look and feel of the context menus * Improved the look and feel of every modal dialog * Improved RHEL logo * Improved the visibility when the window is very small * Fixed a crash when canceling the deletion of a distro * Fixed a bug that caused in some installations that Store distros couldn't be executed from Windows Terminal * Added openSUSE Leap 15.3 support * Added SLES 15 SP3 support * Improved logos for openSUSE and SLES * Fixed custom openSUSE Leap distros recognition 21.5.1 * If you have PowerToys now, you can run, explore and update your distros and custom distros just by pressing Alt+Space and typing the name. * If you have Windows Terminal 1.7 or newer, you won't need to "Synchronize Distributions" in Settings to get icons in the menu for Store distros; for custom distros, for now, it will be required. * Now, opening the distro in File Explorer won't show a black flash window. * The icon for Opening with File Explorer changed to match the PowerToys one. * Starting custom distros with changed names now works right in Windows Terminal * In App Settings, it is possible now to set Raft WSL launch at Windows startup * Added definitions for openSUSE Tumbleweed and SLES 12 SP5
- Quickly view, run, and install all available WSL distros.
- Take and restore snapshots of existing WSL distros.
- Set default WSL distro.
- Keep your distro updated with one click
- Uninstall or terminate them.
- Set default WSL version 1 or 2 (1)
- Switch a distribution version WSL1 or WSL2 (1)
- Run your distros directly in Windows Terminal
- Synchronize icons and labels with Windows Terminal
- Manage all the distros imported via wsl --import
- Create a new distro from a previously taken snapshot
- Open any distro home directory in File Explorer
- Run, explore and update your distros right from PowerToys' Alt+Space
- Distributions look great on Windows Terminal upon installation and start in home directory
- New features and distro support are added continually
- (1) WSL2 is only available if running in Windows 1903 or newer. The newest optional Windows updates are required.
Published byWhitewater Foundry
Developed byWhitewater Foundry, Ltd. Co.
Approximate size136.43 MB
Age ratingFor ages 3 and over
CategoryDeveloper tools > Utilities
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