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    SUMo is an update monitor for Windows with a light, clean design backed by a robust database. The database houses a very broad selection of apps and makes it super easy to update them.

    There are similar lightweight and portable tools, many likewise offer a clean-design. Linux systems typically have native update tools but there are a variety of choices for Mac and Windows.

    This page was last updated May 7, 2021
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    SUMo stands for Software Update Monitor. Thanks to SUMo you'll be able to keep your PC up-to-date by using the most...
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    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 MacUpdater can also update those outdated apps to their newest versions with a simple click.
    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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      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.
      Patch My PC vs SUMo opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Patch My PC is a great alternative to SUMo.
      It has a good set of applications to scan plus it allows to install new ones.
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      Excellent features, useful interface, and robust options make this hands down the best.
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

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      Has good selection of apps that it supports auto downloading and installing updates for and doesn't have as many false positives as some others. Better than SUMo that doesn't offer auto update/install.
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago

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      Automatic Installs... very complete list of very useful programs
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    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.
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      Ketarin is a small application which automatically updates and optionally installs setup packages by monitoring web pages for changes.

      Discontinued

      last changes on github 3 years ago



    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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      Latest is a free and open source app for macOS that checks if all your apps are up to date. Get a quick overview of which apps changed and what changed and update them right away.
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      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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