FileHippo App Manager Alternatives

    FileHippo App Manager is described as ', previously Update Checker, scans your computer for installed software and checks the versions with to see if newer versions are available' and is a well-known app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to FileHippo App Manager for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Linux, Mac and Android. The best alternative is Ninite, which is free. Other great apps like FileHippo App Manager are SUMo (Freemium), Patch My PC (Free Personal), FileHippo (Free) and Software Informer (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 23, 2021

    1. 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 toolbars and other prepackaged junk.
      Ninite vs FileHippo App Manager opinions
      Some users think Ninite is a great alternative to FileHippo App Manager, some don't.
      Does not look for updates of already installed programs.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

    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 !.
      SUMo vs FileHippo App Manager opinions
      Almost everyone thinks SUMo is a great alternative to FileHippo App Manager.
      File hippo doen’t work.hasn’t worked for a long time
      Positive comment over 1 year ago


      • 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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      Patch My PC vs FileHippo App Manager opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Patch My PC is a great alternative to FileHippo App Manager.
      A wide selection, auto update and silent install make Patch My PC the best third party software update manager I have ever seen!
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

      works fast, can download many programs and updates at one sitting, and can check for updates on a regular schedule.
      Positive comment 8 months ago

      It mentions software that FileHippo app manager doesn't. And also there are a lot of "failure to download program definition file" errors from the Filehippo app.
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

    3. FileHippo provides a simplest method of downloading the newest versions of the best software - without the usual excessive popups or spyware and without the low quality software.
    4. 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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      Almost everyone thinks Software Informer is a great alternative to FileHippo App Manager.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Ketarin is a small application which automatically updates and optionally installs setup packages by monitoring web pages for changes.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Windows Mobile
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      • Nintendo Switch Online
      • Playstation
      A web based Application Aggregator. We support all the major platforms: Android, iOS, Windows Phone, macOS, Windows, Linux, Steam, Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Solaris
      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.
    5. The Linux Mint update manager. Helps installing security updates and new versions of packages.
    6. 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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