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  • FileHippo App Manager

  • FileHippo App Manager, previously Update Checker, scans your computer for installed software and checks the versions with http://alternativeto.net/software/filehippocom/ to see if newer versions are available. Versions are neatly displayed in your browser with downloads along with details such as download size.

    tags: multi-language software-management software-managers software-updating
    platform: Windows
  • SUMo

  • 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 ! Unlike build-in auto update features, SUMo tells you if updates are available before you need to use your software.

    tags: Portable multi-language software-updating update-notifier
    platform: Windows
  • Cameyo

  • Cameyo is a free, open-architecture application virtualization product. It combines best-of-breed application virtualization technology with simplicity.

    tags: WINE app-isolation app-packaging application-packaging application-virtualization
    platform: Windows Linux Online
  • SlimDrivers

  • SlimDrivers automatically updates PC drivers with real-time scanning and cloud technology. The first cloud-based utility for updating and maintaining drivers, SlimDrivers provides instant optimization of the interaction between a computer and its system components and periperhals, such as printers, graphic and sound cards, motherboards, USB ports, game controllers and other devices and hardware. SlimDrivers scans a PC, identifies the correct drivers needed, and retrieves them from the cloud, automatically installing the most current, precise drivers for each individual PC. »

    tags: Bundleware driver-updates driver-download install-driver
    platform: Windows Bundleware
  • 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!

    tags: Portable software-updating windows-update
    platform: Windows
  • Flexera Software Personal Software Inspector

  • Flexera Software Personal Software Inspector, previously Secunia PSI, is a FREE security tool designed to detect vulnerable and out-dated programs and plug-ins which expose your PC to attacks. Attacks exploiting vulnerable programs and plug-ins are rarely blocked by traditional anti-virus and are therefore increasingly "popular" among criminals.

    tags: automatic-updates scan-for-vulnerabilities security-utilities software-updating vulnerability
    platform: Windows
  • Npackd

  • Npackd (pronounced "unpacked") is an application store/package manager/marketplace for applications for Windows. It helps you to find and install software, keep your system up-to-date and uninstall it if no longer necessary.

    tags: software-repository package-management software-installation
    platform: Windows
  • Ninite Updater

  • All software updaters tell you when new versions are available. With Ninite Updater it's just one step to automatically download and install all your updates in the background. Other updaters just give you links to installers which you need to download and run by hand for each and every app.

    tags: automatic automatic-updates automatically installation-helper silent-mode
    platform: Windows
  • Kaspersky Software Updater

  • Kaspersky Software Updater is a Kaspersky Lab free utility that searches for updates for the applications installed on your computer.

    tags: software-updating
    platform: Windows
  • DUMo

  • KC Softwares Driver Update Monitor searches for driver updates based on versions it detects in the cloud of users (same method as SUMo).

    tags: drivers driver-updates
    platform: Windows
  • Get Mac Apps

  • A simple web based app which streamlines the installation of common Mac apps. Perfect for to use after a fresh installation of OS X.

    tags: automatic-updates batch-installer package-management software-installation software-repository
    platform: Mac OS X Online
  • Bodega

  • Weve all been there - hunting for that one killer app that would make life so much easier. If only it existed. If only we could find it. With Bodega, you dont have to spend your time hunting for software - its your one-stop for all your Mac software needs.

    tags: Discontinued software-repository mac-apps cataloging software-updating
    platform: Mac OS X Discontinued
  • Heimdal Security

  • Heimdal is a handy and reliable utility designed to update critical applications installed on your computer.

    tags: automatic-updates scan-for-vulnerabilities security-utilities software-updating vulnerability
    platform: Windows
  • Thinfinity VirtualUI

  • Thinfinity VirtualUI makes it easy, fast, and inexpensive to take an application developed for the Windows desktop environment and make it available from the web. By using Thinfinity VirtualUI, it can be as simple as adding one line to the existing source code to have a virtualized GUI available through any HTML5 client running on any operating system and any device.

    tags: app-virtualization application-virtualization gui-builder html5 security-focused
    platform: Windows
  • AppImageKit

  • AppImageKit is a concrete implementation of the AppImage format and provides tools such as appimagetool and appimaged for conveniently handling AppImages.

    tags: app-packaging software-repository
    platform: Linux