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Update Manager Alternatives

Update Manager is described as 'The Linux Mint update manager. Helps installing security updates and new versions of packages' and is a software updater in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Update Manager for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Online / Web-based, Advanced Package Tool and Mac. The best alternative is Ninite, which is free. Other great apps like Update Manager are Chocolatey, SUMo, Patch My PC and Synaptic.

Update Manager alternatives are mainly Package Managers but may also be Software Installers or Software Updaters. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Update Manager.
This page was last updated Feb 18, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

The Linux Mint update manager. Helps installing security updates and new versions of packages.

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  1. Ninite

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

  2. Chocolatey

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.

  3. 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 !.

  4. Patch My PC

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

  5. Synaptic

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Debian
    • Xfce

    Synaptic is a graphical package management program for apt. It provides the same features as the apt-get command line utility with a GUI front-end based on Gtk+.

  6. pacman (package manager)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Arch Linux

    The pacman package manager is one of the major distinguishing features of Arch Linux . It combines a simple binary package format with an easy-to-use build system.

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  7. Ketarin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

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


    last changes on github 3 years ago

  8. 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.

  9. Snap Store

    • FreeProprietary
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Ubuntu
    • Advanced Package Tool

    The Snap Store gives you instant access to thousands of free and open-source applications. And now you can buy apps from some of the leading providers too. All our software is easy to find and install so you can have a customised desktop that suits you in no time.

  10. GNOME Software

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • Linux Mobile
    • Advanced Package Tool

    Software lets you install and update applications and system extensions.

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