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    Open Source Windows

    • A large application database, usable from the command line Guest • Dec 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Completely free and a lot more programs than in Ninite. Guest • Feb 2017 Disagree   Agree
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    Patch My PC

    Patch My PC is a small portable application that updates third party applications and Windows updates. It’s critical to keep software up to date to ensure...

    Free Windows

    • A reconfigurable Ninite that you can alter without revisiting the web site to choose another app or remove one from the list. Guest • Nov 2016 Disagree   Agree
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    Open Source Windows

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    Free Windows Web

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    Open Source Windows

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    Open Source Windows

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    Open Source Windows

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Ninite Comments

OK, but be careful what you tick

about Ninite · ·

It screwed up my system.

One problem was that I ticked Malwarbytes, which I use the free version of, it updated it OK but gave me a Premium trial AND uninstalled the Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomware software, WITHOUT warning.

I'm sticking to updating manually, it might not be so easy but at least I can control what settings I get when I install updates.


There is a good alternative with different apps

about Ninite and Soft2base, CCleaner · ·

it called
It has some extra apps like CCleaner and its portable!


ninite for mac!!

Comment by theraf9
about Ninite · Apr 2013 ·

Does ninite exist for Mac !?
Thank you

Check out Small Get Mac Apps iconGet Mac Apps :)


Very Good

about Ninite · ·

Especially when I have just reformatted a computer and I have a lot of software to put back in. Ninite does an excellent job in saving you time.


Additionally, Ninite is a super easy way to update your sof ...

Comment by OmgItsTheSmartGuy
about Ninite and Ninite Updater · Jun 2011 ·

By using a workaround with Windows Task Scheduler, you can make the free version of Ninite update your software, just like the commercial version. Just set up Ninite to run once a month by using the Scheduled Tasks tool in Window's control panel. Since Ninite gets all of its installers off the internet, the installers are always the newest version, even though your scheduled task will be using the same copy of Ninite over and over again. Ninite automatically detects whether an app has the latest version, and it will only download and install programs that need to be updated. Wow, so convenient! :O


Ninite is incredibly useful. I had to do a full restore on ...

Comment by OmgItsTheSmartGuy
about Ninite · Jun 2011 ·

Ninite is incredibly useful. I had to do a full restore on my old Windows desktop yesterday, and afterwards, Ninite saved me at least half an hour of downloading apps, installing apps, and trying to remember more apps that needed downloading and installing. When you buy a new computer, or reset your old one to factory settings, don't forget Ninite.