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UpdateStar Alternatives

UpdateStar is described as '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' and is a software updater in the os & utilities category. There are more than 25 alternatives to UpdateStar for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Linux, Mac and BSD. The best alternative is Ninite, which is free. Other great apps like UpdateStar are Chocolatey, SUMo, Patch My PC and Ketarin.

UpdateStar alternatives are mainly Software Updaters but may also be Software Installers or Package Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of UpdateStar.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Windows

Stop missing and searching for important software updates! UpdateStar lets you know! It is a world-class update service...

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  1. Ninite icon

    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.

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    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.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceChocolatey either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeChocolatey doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  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 !.

    ⚫︎ LightweightSUMo consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ PortableSUMo can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    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.

    ⚫︎ PortablePatch My PC can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Ketarin

    • 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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  6. 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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  7. Zero Install icon

    Zero Install

    • 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.

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  8. Software Updater (Canonical) icon

    Software Updater (Canonical)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

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    Update Manager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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

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  10. Filepuma.com Update Detector icon

    Filepuma.com Update Detector

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

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