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DDNS Updater Alternatives

DDNS Updater is described as 'checks for changes to the external IP address of a Microsoft Windows computer, and updates a dynamic DNS (DDNS) service whenever a change is detected' and is a Dynamic DNS service in the network & admin category. There are five alternatives to DDNS Updater for Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is OpenDNS Updater, which is free. Other great apps like DDNS Updater are Marcs Updater, Dynamic DNS client for Windows, DirectUpdate and Dynsite.

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  1. OpenDNS Updater icon

    OpenDNS Updater

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    4 alternatives to OpenDNS Updater 

    OpenDNS recommends that you use our client-side software to keep your dynamic IP updated for your network. The OpenDNS Updater will run in your system tray and send updates to your account whenever your IP address changes.

     OpenDNS Updater has no features, suggest some!
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  2. Marcs Updater icon

    Marcs Updater

    5 alternatives to Marcs Updater 

    Your router doesn't support DynDNS, OpenDNS or DNS-O-Matic by default or is limited in number of dynamic DNS services? You can use this simple client to send IP changes to your dynamic account automatically.

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    Simple settings dialog for quick and easy setup.


  3. Dynamic DNS client for Windows

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    4 alternatives to Dynamic DNS client for Windows 

    It’s essentially a PAR‘ed up version of a slightly modified ddclient, packaged as a Windows service with an NSIS wrapper around it so that you can install/uninstall it a bit easier.

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    Discontinued

    Last version 1.5.0 was released in 2016, and it seems it doesn't work on Windows 10.

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  4. DirectUpdate icon

    DirectUpdate

    8 alternatives to DirectUpdate 

    DirectUpdate is an application that runs transparently in background (as a service, even when no user is logged), and check the IP address assigned to the machine.

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    Features
    1.  Multiple Account supportDirectUpdate support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
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      Dynsite

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      4 alternatives to Dynsite 

      DynSite automatically updates your dynamic IP address every time it changes on one or many dynamic DNS services or by email. This allows anyone to connect to the servers (Web, FTP, NNTP, etc.) running on your own computer using a fully qualified domain name (e.g. myhost.dyndns.

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