Update Notifier Alternatives

    Update Notifier is described as 'The Update Notifier is a small utility that scans your computer for installed software and displays a list of updates' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Update Notifier for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Mac and BSD. The best alternative is Ninite, which is free. Other great apps like Update Notifier are SUMo (Freemium), Patch My PC (Free Personal), Ketarin (Free, Open Source) and Software Informer (Free).

    This page was last updated Mar 12, 2018

    1. 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. 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 !.


      • 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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Ketarin is a small application which automatically updates and optionally installs setup packages by monitoring web pages for changes.
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    3. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Solaris
      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.
    4. The Linux Mint update manager. Helps installing security updates and new versions of packages.
    5. SlimDrivers automatically updates PC drivers with real-time scanning and cloud technology.

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      The installer contains adware and possibly other malware as well. Be careful during the installation: Forum

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    6. 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.
    7. Soft2base is a Windows Applications Manager. It downloads and installs silently free applications in one step. Based on its auto-updated catalog of free softwares, it will highlights outdated or missing applications and propose to download and install them in a single step.
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