A distribution neutral packaging framework for Linux The major features of Autopackage is
Build packages that will install on many different distros
Multiple front ends: best is automatically chosen so GUI users get a graphical front end, and command line users get a text based interface
Multiple language support (both in tools and for your own packages)
Automatically verifies and resolves dependencies no matter how the software was installed. This means you don't have to use autopackage for all your software, or even any of it, for packages to succesfully install.