SUMo Alternatives and Similar Software

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.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 4/26/2019 4:17:00 PM

Alternatives to SUMo for all platforms with any license

  • Ninite

    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. International: Ninite installs apps in your PCs language. 32 or 64-bit: Ninite installs the best version of an app for your PC.

    • Like others said, Ninite is for installing software, NEWLY installed software. SUMo catalogs your existing software and checks to see if there are updates for it. Guest • Mar 2019 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Ninite is for installing software, NEWLY installed software. SUMo catalogs your existing software and checks to see if there are updates for it. Guest • Nov 2018 • 6 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Freemium Windows

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  • Patch My PC

    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. There are currently almost 100 third-party applications that Patch My PC can silently update, and the list is growing with each release!

    • 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. Guest • Jul 2019 Disagree   Agree
    • Automatic Installs... very complete list of very useful programs Guest • Feb 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Personal Windows

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  • Software Informer

    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. It also allows you to keep track of comments and questions on corresponding software.

    Free Windows Web

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  • Ketarin

    Ketarin is a small application which automatically updates and optionally installs setup packages by monitoring web pages for changes. As opposed to other tools, Ketarin is not meant to keep your system up-to-date (like a package manager), but rather to maintain a compilation of all important setup packages which can then be burned to disc or put on a USB stick. Supports regex expansion. Documentation: http://wiki.ketarin.org SVN source http://scm.flyspray.org/repos/ketarin

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • SlimDrivers

    SlimDrivers automatically updates PC drivers with real-time scanning and cloud technology. The first cloud-based utility for updating and maintaining drivers, SlimDrivers provides instant optimization of the interaction between a computer and its system components and periperhals, such as printers, graphic and sound cards, motherboards, USB ports, game controllers and other devices and hardware.

    Freemium $ $ $ Windows

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  • Zero Install

    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. It supports both binary and source packages, and works on Linux, Mac OS X, Unix and Windows systems. It is fully Open Source. More social network pages: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ThomasLeonard5 Source code: Main: https://github .

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Solaris

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  • Kaspersky Software Updater

    Kaspersky Software Updater is a Kaspersky Lab free utility that searches for updates for the applications installed on your computer. If during the scan Kaspersky Software Updater discovers that updates are available for some of the supported applications, this information will be reflected in the update report. You can run an update right from the Kaspersky Software Updater report screen. Quick Scan checks the software that’s most critical to your PC’s security.

    • Discontinued App no longer available for download.

    Free Windows

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  • Ubuntu Update Manager

    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. Ubuntu includes a very convenient update manager, which checks the software repositories for updates, and alerts you to install any new versions found. However, if you are annoyed at constantly upgrading, you can follow this guide to tweak the settings of the manager: Navigate to the Software Sources control panel.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • UCheck

    It's always a pain to keep all your software updated to their latest version. Most people just don't do updates, or only when they really need. But this could be very bad, because malware writers love to take advantage of software exploits to find new victims. Here comes UCheck. UCheck is a software that lists your installed programs and offers to update them all in 2 clicks. You can cherry pick the programs you want, or bulk select them for update.

    Freemium $ $ $ Open Source Windows

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  • Heimdal Security

    Heimdal is a handy and reliable utility designed to update critical applications installed on your computer. Spending time on updating third party programs is painful. Heimdal patches the most critical third party programs for you automatically. Certain you have the latest updates? Improve your security: Try Heimdal and find out how many updates you forgot.

    Freemium Windows

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  • Appvers

    The program shows the version of all installed applications and checks online the status of updates, therefore, identify which applications are to be updated.

    Commercial Mac

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  • Updapy

    Updapy is an online and personal Update Center, aiming at Windows users. You can follow applications in order to be notified when an update is available for download. You can be notified by email, by subscribing to a personal RSS feed or when login to your online dashboard. Also, you can personalize your updates by specifying some settings like your Windows architecture (32 bits, 64 bits) or your language (French, English).

    Free Windows Web

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  • fileeagle.com

    FileEagle has been founded in 2015 and started as a group of IT professionals to introduce useful softwares to everyone.

    Free Web Self-Hosted

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  • Filepuma.com Update Detector

    Update Detector is a free application from Filepuma.com that helps you to keep the software on your computer up-to-date. It is so light and only takes seconds to run. Update Detector works by scanning your computer for installed softwares, checking the versions and then sending this information to Filepuma.com to see if there are any newer releases and alerts you when updates are available.

    Free Windows

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  • Milouz Market

    Milouz Market is a free software manager for Windows XP/Vista/7 32/64bits. It allows to download and install automatically a list of famous piece of software. Thanks a functioning community, it warms if an update is available.

    Free Windows

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  • UpdateStar

    Stop missing and searching for important software updates! UpdateStar lets you know! It is a world-class update service with third-party software updates for more than 1,273,000 programs. It lets you stay up to date and secure with the software on your computer. UpdateStar Premium delivers available updates for your software, including minor upgrades and secure downloads. It saves so much time searching for updates and prevents you from missing important updates.

    Freemium Windows

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  • OUTDATEfighter

    OUTDATEfighter Keeps your programs updated so you'll always enjoy the latest features. Automatic Software Download Every time a program's version is updated our crawlers will find it and notify you. This crawl is done on our servers throughout the day to make sure you will always have the newest, most secure and stable version from the software publisher's original download source.

    Free Windows

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  • Glarysoft Software Update

    Software Update is a free software client designed to inform you of available software updates for your computer, so as to keep your software up-to-date. Software Update scans your computer and notify you if there is a program hasn't been updated to the latest version. It offers you a link to update software and other related information. Features * Provides notifications and information on available software update.

    Free Windows

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  • SurfPatrol

    SurfPatrol is a free and simple online service for browser and plugins security checking. The main goal of SurfPatrol is to help to protect a computer from e-money stealing, to prevent e-mail and social network accounts from being hacked and confidential information from being lost. SurfPatrol allows keeping abreast of the current security state of your computer. SurfPatrol scans your browser and provides the report of your security status.

    Free Mac Windows Web Android Chrome OS

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