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Free Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager Alternatives

The best free alternative to Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager is WSUS Offline Update, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager and 11 is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager are Rudder, ManageEngine Desktop Central, m23 and

Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager alternatives are mainly Remote Desktop Tools but may also be Software Updaters or Disk Imaging Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager.
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  • Windows

Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager is a systems management software product by Microsoft for managing large groups of...

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  1. WSUS Offline Update icon

    WSUS Offline Update

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Using "WSUS Offline Update" (formerly known as "ct offline update" or "DIY Service Pack"), you can update any computer running Microsoft Windows safely, quickly and without an Internet connection.


    Seems discontinued. Last download from March 2020 and doesn't support past Windows 10 1909

    WSUS Offline Update vs Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager opinions
    This alternative is disputed. WSUS Offline Update is still a legitimate alternative to Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    WSUS Offline Update is for updating Windows computers, not managing them or their configuration

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  2. Rudder icon


    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Solaris
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Raspbian

    Rudder is an easy to use, web-driven, role-based solution for Continuous Automation and Compliance. Well established in companies from small to biggest-in-their-field. The biggest known deployment (2016) is about 7000 nodes.

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    Most users think Rudder is a great alternative to Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager.

  3. Desktop Central is a Unified Endpoint Management Solution, that takes care of enterprise mobility management as well as client management and helps managing servers, laptops, desktops, smartphones, and tablets from a central location.

    ManageEngine Desktop Central vs Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager opinions
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    Effortless client/agent configuration Easy setup for faster software updates Third-party content support Patch declining Automatic prohibited software removal Budget-friendly pricing

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  4. m23 icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    m23 is a software distribution and management system for the Debian, Ubuntu, Kubuntu Linux, Xubuntu, Linux Mint, elementary OS, Fedora, CentOS and openSUSE distributions.

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    opsi is an Client Management System for Windows and Linux clients based on Linux servers.


  6. Remote Diagnostics Tool icon

    Remote Diagnostics Tool

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • .NET Framework

    Desktop administrators Tool for IT professionals supporting corporate networked machines. Support includes SCCM Client / APPV Clients 4.x/5.x / Install and Remove software and general PC Information.

  7. icon

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    The platform allows you and your software development team to implement DevOps automations in minutes rather than days by runnings "Ops" in Slack and the CLI. Leverage a curated inventory of DevOps workflows to adopt int your development cycles.

  8. OptiTune is an IT Management System that lets you manage thousands of computers, provide remote desktop support, deploy applications, manage updates, handle endpoint protection, and more. All from one cloud based console. Your first year is free.

    The main dashboard for OptiTune
  9. Wsus Package Publisher icon

    Wsus Package Publisher

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Publish third-party applications into your Wsus. Wsus Package Publisher allows you to publish your own updates as MSI, MSP or EXE files. You can import updates from vendor catalogs to publish software & hardware updates.

  10. Rembo

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Rembo is a leading provider of software that helps organizations automatically install or upgrade operating systems on thousands of servers, laptops and desktop computers simultaneously, which eliminates the need for IT specialists.

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