Alternatives to Update Manager for all platforms with any license

  • FileHippo App Manager icon

    FileHippo App Manager

    FileHippo App Manager, previously Update Checker, scans your computer for installed software and checks the versions with FileHippo.com to see if newer versions are available. Versions are neatly displayed in your browser with...

    Free Personal Windows

    • Discontinued No longer maintained or updated.
  • Chocolatey icon

    Chocolatey

    Chocolatey NuGet is a Machine Package Manager, somewhat like apt-get, but built with Windows in mind. It is built on top of NuGet command line and the NuGet infrastructure. In terms of updates, it allows you to update nearly...

    Open Source Windows

  • Synaptic icon

    Synaptic

    Synaptic is a graphical package management program for apt. It provides the same features as the apt-get command line utility with a GUI front-end based on Gtk+. * Install, remove, upgrade and downgrade single and multiple...

    Open Source Linux Debian Xfce

  • Software Informer icon

    Software Informer

    Software Informer is a programme, whose primary aim is to give you the up-to-date information about the software you actually use. Whenever a more recent version of any programme becomes available, Software Informer notifies you and...

    Free Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android

  • SUMo icon

    SUMo

    SUMo stands for Software Update Monitor. Thanks to SUMo you'll be able to keep your PC up-to-date by using the most recent version of your favorite software !.

    Freemium Windows

  • Ubuntu Software Center icon

    Ubuntu Software Center

    The Ubuntu Software Centre gives you instant access to thousands of free and open-source applications. And now you can buy apps from some of the leading providers too. All our software is easy to find and install so you can have a...

    Open Source Linux Ubuntu

  • Flexera Software Personal Software Inspector icon

    Flexera Software Personal Software Inspector

    Flexera Software Personal Software Inspector, previously Secunia PSI, is a FREE security tool designed to detect vulnerable and out-dated programs and plug-ins which expose your PC to attacks. Attacks exploiting vulnerable programs...

    Free Personal Windows

  • Ketarin icon

    Ketarin

    Ketarin is a small application which automatically updates and optionally installs setup packages by monitoring web pages for changes. As opposed to other tools, Ketarin is not meant to keep your system up-to-date (like a package...

    Open Source Windows

  • Patch My PC icon

    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 vulnerabilities are patched. There are currently almost 100 third-party...

    Free Windows

  • Ubuntu Update Manager icon

    Ubuntu Update Manager

    One of the great things about using open source software is the frequency with which bugs are fixed, security holes are patched, and new features are added. Ubuntu includes a very convenient update manager, which checks the software...

    Open Source Linux

  • MacUpdate Desktop icon

    MacUpdate Desktop

    MacUpdate Desktop makes managing and updating your applications easy and automatic. It helps you organize your favorite applications and keep track of them when new versions become available. Download and install new updates. Find out...

    Freemium Mac

  • AppFresh icon

    AppFresh

    AppFresh helps you to keep all applications, widgets, preference panes and application plugins installed on your Mac up to date. All from one place, easy to use and fully integrated into Mac OS X. AppFresh works by checking the...

    Commercial Mac

    • Discontinued Download and purchase links non-functional.
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  • App Grid icon

    App Grid

    App Grid is a new lightweight Ubuntu Software Center alternative that tries to make application discovery easier by using a grid view which includes app screenshots and ratings. Discover the best...

    Open Source Linux

  • Just Install icon

    Just Install

    just-install - The stupid package installer for Windows. Chocolatey , Ninite , Npackd are way too slow, bloated and difficult to extend. I needed a no-frills solution to install stuff on Windows machines, here it is. ...

    Open Source Windows

  • MacPorts icon

    MacPorts

    The MacPorts Project is an open-source community initiative to design an easy-to-use system for compiling, installing, and upgrading either command-line, X11 or Aqua based open-source software on the Mac OS X operating system.

    Open Source Mac

  • win-get

    win-get is an installer and software repository for Microsoft Windows, like apt-get in Linux.

    Open Source Windows

  • Ubuntu Sources List Generator

    Ubuntu Sources List Generator is a website where you can generate a sources.list file with a lot of useful repositories.

    Free Linux Web / Cloud

  • Duo icon

    Duo

    Duo is a next-generation package manager that blends the best ideas from Component, Browserify and Go to make organizing and writing front-end code quick and painless.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • PostInstallerF icon

    PostInstallerF

    PostInstallerF is a small, lightweight, useful tool that can be used to install 100+ essential softwares.

    Open Source Linux

  • Ubuntu After Install icon

    Ubuntu After Install

    Automated installation a lot of useful extra software on Ubuntu after the initial desktop install.

    Open Source Linux

  • CoApp icon

    CoApp

    CoApp is an open-source package management system for Windows. The goal of the CoApp project is to create a community of developers dedicated to creating a set of tools and processes that enable other open source developers to...

    Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued Latest commit f1a1e50 on Jan 24, 2015. See https://github.com/coapp/coapp.org
  • Debian Sources List Generator

    The Debgen is a tool that allows the user to create /apt/sources.list file by adding some extra repositories beyond the standards.

    Free Linux Web / Cloud

  • Kaspersky Software Updater icon

    Kaspersky Software Updater

    Kaspersky Software Updater automatically scans your PC and tells you which applications need to be updated.

    Free Windows

  • R-Updater icon

    R-Updater

    R-Updater is a very useful tool to keep your installed programs up-to-date. Upon installation R-Updater creates a list of installed programs and checks on a pre-scheduled time if there are new program versions available. When it...

    Free Personal Windows

  • Muon icon

    Muon

    Muon is a powerful graphical package manager built on the QApt framework. It boasts a powerful feature set in a usability-minded interface. Targeted for the intermediate to power user range.

    Open Source Linux

  • Heimdal Security icon

    Heimdal Security

    Heimdal is a handy and reliable utility designed to update critical applications installed on your computer. Spending time on updating third party programs is painful. Heimdal patches the most critical third party programs for you...

    Freemium Windows

  • OUTDATEfighter icon

    OUTDATEfighter

    OUTDATEfighter Keeps your programs updated so you'll always enjoy the latest features. Automatic Software Download Every time a program's version is updated our crawlers will find it and notify you. This crawl is done...

    Free Windows

  • Update Notifier icon

    Update Notifier

    The Update Notifier is a small utility that scans your computer for installed software and displays a list of updates

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued the database last update was in 2009
  • UpdateStar icon

    UpdateStar

    Stop missing and searching for important software updates! UpdateStar lets you know! It is a world-class update service with third-party software updates for more than 1,273,000 programs. It lets you stay up to date and secure with...

    Freemium Windows

  • Discover icon

    Discover

    Utility for KDE's Plasma desktop environment for browsing, installing, and removing applications, implemented as an app store like application.

    Open Source Linux KDE KDE Plasma Workspaces

  • Filepuma.com Update Detector icon

    Filepuma.com Update Detector

    Update Detector is a free application from Filepuma.com that helps you to keep the software on your computer up-to-date. It is so light and only takes seconds to run. Update Detector works by scanning your computer for installed...

    Free Windows

  • Updapy icon

    Updapy

    Updapy is an online and personal Update Center, aiming at Windows users. You can follow applications in order to be notified when an update is available for download. You can be notified by email, by subscribing to a personal RSS...

    Free Windows Web / Cloud

  • Appvers icon

    Appvers

    The program shows the version of all installed applications and checks online the status of updates, therefore, identify which applications are to be updated.

    Commercial Mac

  • Oduso icon

    Oduso

    Quickly install apps, themes and tweaks with Oduso. Just select the apps that you would like to install and paste the generated command into the terminal.

    Free Linux Web / Cloud

  • Brothersoft Updater icon

    Brothersoft Updater

    Brothersoft Updater is a free software updater help you to update your software easier, quicker, and more convenient.it is power by Brothersoft.

    Free Windows

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