Download Windows Update - Best Software & Apps

  • Windows 7 Service Pack 1

    (SP1)

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The first big system update for Windows 7

    7
    990 votes
    • PROS: Improvements in security and stability, New RemoteFX and Dynamic Memory features
    • CONS: Some features are not really visible to the user
  • Windows XP Service Pack 3

    (SP3)

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The latest major update for Windows XP

    7
    4227 votes
    • PROS: Includes new Management Console, Improves Wifi security
    • CONS: No major usability improvements
  • Windows 7 Service Pack 1

    (SP1) 64-bit

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The first big system update for Windows 7

    7
    392 votes
    • PROS: Improvements in security and stability, New RemoteFX and Dynamic Memory features
    • CONS: Some features are not really visible to the user
  • Tumblr

    3.7.2.03

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps
    Windows Phone

    Update Tumblr blogs from your Android device

    8
    67 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Upload photos, video and audio on the fly, Clear dashboard view, Twitter integration
    • CONS: Sometimes freezes or crashes
  • ASUS Smart Gesture

    4.0.12

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Update the ASUS trackpad driver for free

    9
    4 votes
    • PROS: Fixes Windows 10 issues, Free to download
    • CONS: Uninstalling old driver may be required, Lengthy installation process
  • Driver Doctor

    6.0.0.17181

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Driver Doctor can helps to download and update drivers for Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8,1 and Windows 10.

    8
    35 votes
    • Windows update

      for Internet Explorer 5.01

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A free Browsers program for Windows

      6
      18 votes
      • Allmyapps

        1.5.0.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A Windows app manager

        7
        130 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
      • Windows 8.1 Update 1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        New updates and features for Windows 8.1

        7
        119 votes
        • PROS: Updates and new features, Better usability for Windows 8.1
        • CONS: No improvements to the start button
      • FreeCell Collection Free for Windows 10

        1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Solitaire Returns in a Free Update

        8
        24 votes
        • PROS: Simple and engaging game play, New game modes, Graphical update
        • CONS: Odd in-app purchases
      • Windows Updates Downloader

        2.50.1002

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Gain Greater Control Over Your Windows Updates For Free

        7
        329 votes
        • PROS: See updates as an update list and choose the ones you want, It doesn't force you to use it exclusively for your Windows update downloads
        • CONS: Support for the program seems to have died off after Windows 7, Not recommended for people who do not fully understand Windows updates, You have to use other tools to install the updates you downloaded
      • Windows Hotfix Downloader

        7.9

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Windows and Office updates: free and easy

        6
        40 votes
        • PROS: Downloads Windows and Office updates, Backs up the drivers, Many advanced features, You can download language packs, You can create a bootable flash drive
        • CONS: Slow at first, Usability can be improved
      • DriverFinder

        3.6.0

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Update your PC with the latest Windows drivers

        5
        125 votes
        • PROS: Keeps drivers up to date, Installs drivers, Automatically detects your PC brand, Easy to use
        • CONS: May not always be able to detect drivers for certain components, Requires upgrade to full version to install drivers
      • Office XP Service Pack

        3 (SP-3)

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        All Windows XP Updates and Hotfixes Bundled Together

        6
        95 votes
        • PROS: Makes it extremely easy to update your XP system, Multiple new fixes
        • CONS: Doesn’t improve or change the visual interface, Installation without CD ROM could be cumbersome
      • Windows 8.1 August Update

        (Update 2) KB2975719 (64 bit)

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Update 2 to Windows 8.1? It's called the August update

        9
        21 votes
        • PROS: Bug fixes, Minor improvements to the OS
        • CONS: Nothing revolutionary
      • Patch My PC

        2.2.2.3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Kepp Windows updated

        8
        22 votes
        • Half-Life 2: Update

          2016

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          A Full Version Action game for Windows

          10
          4 votes
          • Windows 10 Creators Update

            1.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Free update to Windows 10

            10
            2 votes
            • PROS: Welcome fine tuning to the amount of telemetry data sent, Lots of little tweaks and quality of life upgrades
            • CONS: No major new features included, You still cannot turn off telemetry data completely
          • Windows 8.1 August Update

            (Update 2) KB2919355

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Update 2 to Windows 8.1? It's called the August update

            7
            28 votes
            • PROS: Bug fixes, Minor improvements to the OS
            • CONS: Nothing revolutionary
          • OUTDATEfighter

            1.1.88

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Update all your Windows software in one go

            8
            8 votes
            Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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