Download Automatic Updates - Best Software & Apps

  • Google Play Chrome Extension

    3.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free access your library of media from your browser

    8
    7295 votes
    • PROS: Multi-platform access, Free to download, Completely free
    • CONS: Not available on other browsers, Poor integration on Chromebooks
  • Steam

    12.10.2018

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    The ultimate games platform from Valve

    7
    7790 votes
    • PROS: An impressive catalog of games, An active community, Amazing promotions, Automatic updates, Easy to handle
    • CONS: An aging interface, Lack of options for navigating easily through the catalog, The security aspects on some games prevents sharing
  • Driver Booster Free

    6.2.0.198

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Driver Booster Free

    7
    1260 votes
    • PROS: Simplifies updating your drivers (2 clicks), Updates are done quickly, Schedules periodic scans and launches with Windows, Creates automatic restore points, Automatic background driver installation op, Free, Developer offers a pro version for which you can buy a license key
    • CONS: Doesn’t give information about the drivers that are installed
  • Java Runtime Environment

    8-build-191

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Run Java applications on your PC and web browser for free

    7
    3071 votes
    • PROS: Quick, easy installation, Integration with web browsers, Automatic updates, Free, Also available for Mac
    • CONS: Control panel is a bit dull
  • Microsoft Security Essentials

    4.10.209.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free and simple antivirus software from Microsoft

    7
    2439 votes
    • PROS: Easy to install and use, Automatic updates, Several scan types, Light and unobtrusive
    • CONS: Doesn't disinfect files, Too basic for expert users, No firewall
  • Origin

    10.5.32.18460

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Keep up to date with EA game releases

    4
    2154 votes
    • PROS: Efficient, Easy to use, Automatic patches and updates
    • CONS: Only supports EA games, Downloads are unplayable without it
  • F-Droid

    0.76

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    An open-source alternative to the Play Store

    8
    101 votes
    • PROS: Good selection of apps, No need to log in, Free apps, Various versions of apps, Built-in search, Shows apps compatible with your device
    • CONS: Not as varied as Google Play, No screenshots of apps
  • Microsoft Security Essentials

    4.10.0209.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free and simple antivirus software from Microsoft

    8
    5122 votes
    • PROS: Easy to install and use, Automatic updates, Several scan types, Light and unobtrusive
    • CONS: Doesn't disinfect files, Too basic for expert users, No firewall
  • Steam

    1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    The ultimate games platform from Valve

    6
    294 votes
    • PROS: An impressive catalog of games , An active community , Amazing promotions , Automatic updates , Easy to handle
    • CONS: An aging interface , Lack of options for navigating easily through the catalog , The security aspects on some games prevents sharing
  • anonymoX

    2.4.7.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Surf anonymously with Firefox

    8
    639 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Pick between geographic locales, Generally very fast
    • CONS: Not very flexible
  • Microsoft Security Essentials

    for Windows Vista/7 (32-Bit) 4.8.0204.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free and simple antivirus software from Microsoft

    8
    559 votes
    • PROS: Easy to install and use, Automatic updates, Several scan types, Light and unobtrusive
    • CONS: Doesn't disinfect files, Too basic for expert users, No firewall
  • Java Runtime Environment

    10.0.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Run Java applications on 64-bit systems

    6
    1071 votes
    • PROS: Quick, easy installation, Integration with web browsers, Automatic updates
    • CONS: Control panel is a bit dull
  • Allmyapps

    1.5.0.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Windows app manager

    7
    135 votes
    • PROS: Save all your apps to the cloud, Search for and locate new apps, Update new apps directly from your desktop
    • CONS: Occasionally crashes
  • Kingsoft AntiVirus

    2010.11.6.318

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Lightweight anti-virus tool with extra system cleaning tools

    8
    325 votes
    • PROS: Real time protection, Automatic updates, Light on resources, Doesn't bug you with tons of messages, Can work with other securiy apps, Includes a bunch of useful tools
    • CONS: Scan speed could be improved
  • pulWifi

    2.0.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A Free Tools & Utilities app for Android

    7
    373 votes
    • IObit Security 360

      Pro 1.41

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Protect your PC from spyware and malware

      7
      22 votes
      • PROS: Real time, effective protection, Tool for browser cleaning, Privacy cleaner, Automatic threat updates, File unlocker
      • CONS: Some threats aren't explained well
    • Dashlane

      Beta 1.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      7
      60 votes
      • LiberKey Ultimate

        5.2.0321

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A varied mixture of portable apps

        8
        48 votes
        • PROS: A varied selection of free apps, Install it on the local drive or on a USB device, Complete information about each app, Automatic updates
        • CONS: It still requires installation
      • Driver Reviver

        5.0.1

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        The Most Complete Driver Update Utility

        5
        86 votes
        • PROS: Very easy to use, automatic installation of updates, growing driver database, backup and restore wizard
        • CONS: License terms (1 Yr, 1 PC)
      • Times Reader

        Beta 2.0

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Mac
        Windows

        Read the New York Times on your Mac desktop

        7
        1 vote
        • PROS: Updated regularly, Easy on the eye, Search function
        • CONS: Requires Adobe Air, Searches only go back 7 days, A lot of content restricted to subscribers
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