Download NuGet Packages without Package Manager

Download NuGet Packages without Package Manager

Download NuGet Packages without Package Manager or any plugins. On this tutorial I will show you on how to get or download nuget packages by using a simple web URL together with the name of the package that you want to download.

1. Need to know the name of package. Example Metro Modern UI or MetroFramework the name of this package is MetroModernUI

2. You need this URL (just replace with the name of the package that you want to download) http://packages.nuget.org/api/v1/package/

MetroModernUI Link : http://packages.nuget.org/api/v1/package/MetroModernUI

3. Just paste the complete URL on your web browser of your choice.

4. It will download a file with an extension of nupkg, since we used the MetroModernUI package it will download the file metromodernui.1.3.0.nupkg

5. Replace the extension of the from nupkg to zip.

6. Just open the file as a normal zip file.

What is NuGet?

NuGet is the package manager for the Microsoft development platform including .NET. The NuGet client tools provide the ability to produce and consume packages. The NuGet Gallery is the central package repository used by all package authors and consumers.

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