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: 9/19/2019 10:07:00 AM

Alternatives to SUMo for all platforms with any license

  • 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!

    • Excellent features, useful interface, and robust options make this hands down the best. Guest • Apr 2020 Disagree   Agree
    • It has a good set of applications to scan plus it allows to install new ones. Guest • Dec 2019 Disagree   Agree
    • 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 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Automatic Installs... very complete list of very useful programs Guest • Feb 2018 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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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: SVN source

    Free Open Source 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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  • 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: Source code: Main: https://github .

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Solaris

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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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  • Update Detector

    Update Detector is a free application from 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 to see if there are any newer releases and alerts you when updates are available.

    Free Windows

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  • RepackagerExpress Multi Installer

    Repackager Express Your PC as the first Day, with our multi installer, which keeps your PC clean, fast and safe. Install with just One Click If you are tired of manual installation of Windows programs after an OS reset, then you might want to look for an app that acts as and installation manager and includes a collection of apps necessary for day-to-day activities. Repackager Express Multi Install is meeting the criteria above, and it can give you a helping hand.

    Free Windows

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