Alternatives to UpdateStar for all platforms with any license

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  • Ninite icon

    Ninite

    Ninite is the easiest way to install software. Pick the apps you want, and the Ninite installer will download and install all of your selected apps at once, automatically. It is 100% hands-free; Ninite automatically rejects browser...

    Freemium Windows

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  • 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    • Discontinued No longer maintained or updated.
  • 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

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  • 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

  • Allmyapps icon

    Allmyapps

    Allmyapps is the next generation Application Store, providing you with a unique 1 click application installation technology to install all your favorite applications on both Windows and Linux ( http://ubuntu.allmyapps.com/ ) operating...

    Free Windows Web / Cloud

    • Warning Antivirus shows potential malware warning. See the VirusTotal scan result at https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/9835de659c9895c3453bd1a2c8168c88cee3b55cbddb84cda75e88e260603d1e/analysis/1441392118/
  • 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

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  • 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

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  • Ninite Updater icon

    Ninite Updater

    All software updaters tell you when new versions are available. With Ninite Updater it's just one step to automatically download and install all your updates in the background. Other updaters just give you links to installers...

    Commercial 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

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  • Zero Install icon

    Zero Install

    Zero Install is a decentralised cross-distribution software installation system. Other features include full support for shared libraries, sharing between users, and integration with native platform package managers. It supports both...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Solaris

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    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

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  • 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

    No features added Add a feature
    • Discontinued Download and purchase links non-functional.
  • 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

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  • Milouz Market icon

    Milouz Market

    Milouz Market is a free software manager for Windows XP/Vista/7 32/64bits. It allows to download and install automatically a list of famous piece of software. Thanks a functioning community, it warms if an update is available. ...

    Free Windows

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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

    Appupdater

    Automatically download and install many popular applications. Appupdater provides advanced functionality to Windows, similar to apt-get or yum on Linux. It automates the process of installing and maintaining up to date versions of...

    Open Source Windows

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    • Discontinued The database hasn't been updated in a long time.
  • Silent Install Helper icon

    Silent Install Helper

    Silent Install Helper determines the type of installation package and allows you to install programs in "silent" mode (without user intervention). Supported installers: Inno Setup, Smart Installer, Wise installer, NSIS, RAR...

    Open Source Windows

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  • 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

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  • Glarysoft Software Update icon

    Glarysoft Software Update

    Software Update is a free software client designed to inform you of available software updates for your computer, so as to keep your software up-to-date. Software Update scans your computer and notify you if there is a program...

    Free Windows

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  • 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

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  • NeoSetup Updater icon

    NeoSetup Updater

    NeoSetup is a brand new concept of application installer and updater for Windows. It detects updates quickly and installs them at a click of a button. It will perform automated application installations from a collection of the most...

    Freemium Windows

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  • Silent Install Builder

    The Silent Install Builder is a great tool if you need to quickly install a set of software on a multiple computers.

    Commercial Windows

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  • RadarSync icon

    RadarSync

    RadarSyncs service offers a free scan and recommendations of updates to device drivers and software applications installed on a computer running Microsoft Windows. RadarSync does not store driver or software files on its servers...

    Commercial Windows

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  • F-Secure Online Scanner icon

    F-Secure Online Scanner

    Harmful items (malware, spyware, viruses and Trojans) can impact device and Internet performance, slowing down connections and affecting usability. They also pose a risk to consumer privacy. Private credentials like passwords can be...

    Free Windows Web / Cloud

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  • Software Updater icon

    Software Updater

    Carambis Software Updater this is the system utility which help you to find the new software versions online in one click. Free of charge. According to the new search mechanism Carambis Software Updater sends information about all...

    Free Windows

    No features added Add a feature
  • Aktualizator icon

    Aktualizator

    Aktualizator will scan your computer for installed software, check the versions and then send this information to legalne.info to see if there are any newer releases.

    Free Windows

    No features added Add a feature

UpdateStar Comments

The free version is now nearly useless, it's only showing m ...

Comment by larstomas
about UpdateStar Jun 2011

The free version is now nearly useless, it's only showing major releases.

Ex You have Firefox version 3.0.10 installed and UpdateStar is only showing 3 (this is on the free version)

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