AppFresh Alternatives

    AppFresh is described as '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 excellent osx.iusethis' and is a popular app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to AppFresh for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Linux, Mac and Advanced Package Tool. The best alternative is MacUpdater, which is free. Other great apps like AppFresh are SUMo (Freemium), Patch My PC (Free Personal), Software Informer (Free) and Snap Store (Free).

    This page was last updated Jan 8, 2020

    1. MacUpdater is an application that can scan your Mac and display which of the apps that you have installed are not up-to-date. MacUpdater can also update those outdated apps to their newest versions with a simple click.
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    2. 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 !.


      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      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.
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    3. 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 offers a link for downloading the update.
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    4. The Snap Store 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 customised desktop that suits you in no time.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Chrome OS
      • Linux Mobile
      • Advanced Package Tool
      Software lets you install and update applications and system extensions. A plugin system is used to access software from different sources. Plugins are provided for: Traditional package installation via PackageKit (e.g. Debian package, RPM).
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    5. Created in 2004, and continually improved, DriversCloud.com, formerly Ma-Config.com, has established itself on the web as a free service to PC users running Windows and Linux operating systems.
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    6. It scans your computer, tells you what drivers are missing or outdated, then updates them all, in one go. All you have to do is click Update All button, and all drivers will be downloaded and installed automatically.
    7. The Linux Mint update manager. Helps installing security updates and new versions of packages.
    8. 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.
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