Patch My PC Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to Patch My PC for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is Ninite, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Patch My PC and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Patch My PC are Chocolatey (Freemium, Open Source), Snappy Driver Installer Origin (Free, Open Source), SUMo (Freemium) and Ketarin (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 29, 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.
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      Some users think Ninite is a great alternative to Patch My PC, some don't.
      This installs fresh programs. Does not check for updates for anything else.
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

    2. 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.
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    3. Snappy Driver Installer Origin is a portable Windows tool to install and update device drivers. It can be used offline to install drivers where Internet isn't available.
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    4. 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 Patch My PC opinions
      This alternative is disputed. SUMo is still a legitimate alternative to Patch My PC, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      AlmightyHeretic There is no automatic update capability or silent install. If you have 50 programs to update then SUMo opens 50 websites for you to manually download and update.
      Negative comment about 3 years ago

      • 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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    5. Driver Store Explorer helps you manage your Windows drivers. Enumerate, add and delete drivers with ease. FEATURES Enumerate / List all the packages staged in the local or offline driver store. Export the driver list as CSV.
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    6. Created in 2004, and continually improved,, formerly, has established itself on the web as a free service to PC users running Windows and Linux operating systems.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Online
      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.
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      • 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.
    7. DUMo (Drivers Update Monitor) keeps your PC up-to-date & safe by using the most recent version of required hardware drivers!.
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