Download to install or upgrade vCenter suite ovf? ova? zip? pak? gz?

Available downloads:

ESXi = install ISO or upgrade .zip
vCenter server: Install ISO, appliance ovf, appliance ova
vCops = appliance .ova or upgrade .pak
Data protection= .ova or upgrade ISO
Orchestrator= appliance ovf or appliance ova
vCNS = appliance ova or upgrade gz
vSphere Replication: appliance ISO or appliance zip (both contain ovf files)

Is it just me or is it crazy that in a “suite” of seven products no two offer the same download strategy?

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