Simplify third-party patching on your home PC

Free Patch Management for your home environment

Patch My PC Home Updater Overview

Our Home Updater is a free, easy-to-use program that keeps over 300 applications up-to-date on your computer. It is an easy way to update or install a large list of programs on to your computer.

A key component of staying safe online is keeping your computer up-to-date. Hackers love targeting outdated software. Outdated software often contains security vulnerabilities, bugs, and other issues that are often resolved in the latest version. These are some of the reasons why it’s essential to keep the apps updated (or “patched”).

When you open Patch My PC Updater, it will scan your system for outdated programs.

  • Outdated programs will be shown in – Red
  • Updated programs will be shown in – Green
  • Not-installed programs will be shown in – Black

Whether you are a computer novice, semi-tech savvy, the go-to tech person for your family and friends, or an IT professional, Patch My PC’s Home Updater will make patching your PC easy.

Patch My PC Home Updater Download

Click the button below to download the latest version.

Here’s How It Works

Patch My PC Home Updater   Features of Patch My PC Home Updater

Patch My PC Home Updater Features

  • Updates over 300 common apps check  including portable apps
  • Ability to cache updates for use on multiple machines
  • No bloatware during installations
  • Applications install/update silently by default no install wizard needed
  • Optionally, disable silent install to perform a manual custom install
  • Easy to use user interface
  • Installs 64-bit apps by default on 64-bit windows
  • Optionally choose to install 32-bit apps on 64-bit Windows
  • Change updated and outdated apps color for color blindness
  • Option to automatically kill programs before updating it
  • Portable and only about 1.5MB
  • Create a baseline of applications if installing on new PC’s
  • Quickly uninstall multiple programs
  • Scan time is usually less than 1 second
  • Set updates to happen on a schedule
  • Skip updates for any application you don’t want to update
  • Suppresses restarts when performing application updates
Support is Included at No Extra Cost

Community Support

The Patch My PC community provides free support to our users on our support forum.

Patch My PC Helps You Stay Secure

Stay Secure

Hackers target vulnerabilities in outdated software to compromise your PC.
Patch My PC Updater Help You Save Time

Save Time

Save time by automating the installation and updating of over 300 applications!

Home Updater is a Portable EXE


Patch My PC is a portable app and less than 2MB.
Patch My PC Updater Has High Quality Testing

Quality Testing

Updates are tested thoroughly for detection, installation, and malware.
Home Updater How to Guides  Watch The How to Guides for the Home Updater

If you’re a PC user only using a few computers, the guide below will show you the basics of using our software.

If you’re an IT Pro using our software on multiple computers often, please review the more technical guide below showing advanced options.

Home Updater Supported Products List

Patch My PC Home Updater supports installing and updating ~250 applications! The list below will show every application that we support installing, detecting, and auto-updating. We are always looking to expand our support product list drop us a note on our forum if you want to see a new application added.

You can always request more to be added using our vote for new applications page.

  1. 360 Total Security
  2. 7-Zip
  3. 8 Gadget Pack
  4. Adobe Acrobat Reader DC
  5. Adobe Air
  6. Advanced IP Scanner
  7. Advanced SystemCare
  8. Advanced Uninstaller PRO
  9. AIMP
  10. Amazon Music
  11. Angry IP Scanner
  12. AnyDesk
  13. Atom
  14. Audacity
  15. Auslogics Disk Defrag
  16. AutoHotkey
  17. Autorun Organizer
  18. Avast Free Antivirus
  19. AVG Free Antivirus
  20. Bandizip
  21. Bitdefender Anti-Ransomware
  22. BleachBit
  23. Blender
  24. BOINC
  25. Brackets
  26. Brave
  27. CamStudio
  28. Calibre
  29. CCleaner
  30. CDBurnerXP
  31. Classic Shell
  32. CMake
  33. Code::Blocks
  34. Copy Handler
  35. Core FTP LE
  36. CPU-Z
  37. CrystalDiskInfo
  38. CrystalDiskMark
  39. DavMail
  40. Discord
  41. DiskCheckup
  42. DoNotSpy11
  43. Driver Booster
  44. Driver Easy
  45. Dropbox
  46. EA App
  47. EditPad Lite
  48. eM Client
  49. eMule
  50. Etcher
  51. Evernote
  52. Everything
  53. Exact Audio Copy
  54. FastStone Image Viewer
  55. FileZilla Client
  56. Foobar2000
  57. Foxit Reader
  58. Free Studio
  59. Freemake Video Converter
  60. Freeplane
  61. Frhed
  62. GIMP
  63. Git
  64. GitHub Desktop
  65. Glary Utilities
  66. GlassWire
  67. GOG Galaxy
  68. GOM Player
  69. Google Backup & Sync
  70. Google Chrome
  71. Google Earth Pro
  72. Gpg4win
  73. Greenshot
  74. HandBrake
  75. HashTab
  76. Heidi Eraser
  77. HostsMan
  78. Hotspot Shield
  79. HWiNFO32
  80. HWiNFO64
  81. HWMonitor
  82. iCloud
  83. ImageGlass
  84. ImgBurn
  85. Inkscape
  86. IObit Malware Fighter
  87. IObit Smart Defrag
  88. IObit Uninstaller
  89. IrFanView
  90. iTunes
  91. Java 8 (JRE) (x64)
  92. Java 8 (JRE) (x86)
  93. jetAudio Basic
  94. K-Lite Mega Codec Pack
  95. KC Softwares SUMo
  96. KeePass
  97. LibreCAD
  98. LibreOffice
  99. LMMS
  100. Logitech SetPoint
  101. Malwarebytes
  102. Maxthon
  103. Media Monkey
  104. Media Player Classic – Home Cinema
  105. MediaInfo
  106. Microsoft Visual C++ 2015-2022 Redistributable (x86)
  107. Microsoft Visual C++ 2015-2022 Redistributable (x64)
  108. MKVToolNix
  109. Mozilla Firefox
  110. Mozilla Firefox ESR
  111. Mozilla Thunderbird
  112. MP3Tag
  113. mRemoteNG
  114. MSI Afterburner
  115. Multi Commander
  116. MyPhoneExplorer
  117. Mumble
  118. MusicBee
  119. MusicBrainz Picard
  120. Nextcloud
  121. NotePad++
  122. NoteTab Light
  123. NVDA Screen Reader
  124. Nvidia Physx
  125. OBS Studio
  126. OpenOffice
  127. OpenShot Video Editor
  128. OpenVPN
  129. Opera
  130. OwnCloud
  131. Paint.NET
  132. Pale Moon
  133. PDFedit
  134. PDF Split and Merge
  135. PDF-XChange Viewer
  136. PDF-XChange Editor
  137. PeaZip
  138. PicPick
  139. Pidgin
  140. PNotes
  141. PotPlayer
  142. Privacy Eraser
  143. PrivaZer
  144. Process Hacker
  145. Process Lasso
  146. Progress Telerik “Fiddler
  147. ProtonVPN
  148. PureSync
  149. PuTTY
  150. qBittorrent
  151. Reg Organizer
  152. Registry Life
  153. Resilio Sync
  154. Revo Uninstaller
  155. RogueKiller
  156. RStudio
  157. SABnzbd
  158. Samsung Kies 3
  159. SandBoxie
  160. SFXMaker
  161. ShareX
  162. Simple System Tweaker
  163. Skype
  164. SMPlayer
  165. Soft Organizer
  166. SpeedCrunch
  167. Spybot: Search & Destroy
  168. Steam
  169. Stereoscopic Player
  170. Subtitle Edit
  171. SumatraPDF
  172. SUPERAntiSpyware
  173. SyncBackFree
  174. TeamSpeak 3 Client
  175. TeamViewer
  176. Telegram
  177. TeraCopy
  178. TortoiseSVN
  179. TreeSize Free
  180. Ubisoft Connect
  181. Ultra Defragmenter
  182. UltraSearch
  183. Unchecky
  184. Unlocker
  185. Viber
  186. Virtual Box
  187. Visual Studio Code
  188. Vivaldi
  189. VLC Media Player
  190. VMware Horizon Client
  191. VNC Server
  192. VNC Viewer
  193. Waterfox
  194. WhatsApp
  195. WhoCrashed
  196. Winaero Tweaker
  197. WinAMP
  198. WinDirStat
  199. Windows Repair
  200. Windscribe
  201. WinMerge
  202. WinRAR
  203. WinSCP
  204. WinUAE
  205. Wireshark
  206. Wise Care 365
  207. Wise Disk Cleaner
  208. Wise Folder Hider
  209. Wise Program Uninstaller
  210. Wise Registry Cleaner
  211. WorldWide Telescope
  212. WPS Office
  213. XMedia Recode
  214. XnView
  215. XnViewMP
  216. Xperia Companion
  217. Zoner Photo Studio
  218. Zotero

List of Portable Products:

  1. AdwCleaner
  2. AeroAdmin
  3. AnyDesk
  4. AS SSD Benchmark
  5. BitDefender USB Immunizer
  6. CCleaner
  7. ComboFix
  8. Defraggler
  9. DesktopOK (x86)
  10. DesktopOK (x64)
  11. Display Driver Uninstaller
  12. DOSBox
  13. DShutdown
  14. Geek Uninstaller
  15. GPU-Z
  16. InSpectre
  17. Kaspersky TDSSKiller
  18. O&O Shutup10
  19. Recuva
  20. RKill
  21. RogueKiller (x86)
  22. RogueKiller (x64)
  23. Rufus
  24. Speccy
  25. SpeedyFox
  26. Subtitle Workshop
  27. Sysinternals Suite
  28. Tor Browser
  29. Ultimate Windows Tweaker
  30. Windows Repair
  31. Windows Update MiniTool
  32. WSUS Offline Updates
Patch My PC Home Updater Common Questions   Patch My PC Home Updater Common Questions

Have a question about our free home updater? Here you will find common questions we get about our Home Updater. If you don’t find what you need, you can always get in contact with our team using our support forum.

What Are The System Requirements?
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5
  • Internet access
  • Note: the Home Updater is supported on Windows 7 and newer operating systems
Where is the Release History for Patch My PC's Home Updater
Uninstalling Patch My PC Updater

Patch My PC Updater is a portable application meaning that it doesn’t install on your PC. To uninstall Patch My PC, simply delete PatchMyPC.exe.

Can I Export The Setting From The Options Menu?

Yes, you can use the “Export Settings To PatchMyPC.ini button in the options menu to export the current settings. This will download and configure a file named PatchMyPC.ini in the same folder as PatchMyPC.exe. If the PatchMyPC.ini file is in the same folder as PatchMyPC.exe, the settings will be configured on a new PC.

Patch My PC Settings Export

Adding Apps As Auto-Install?

Yes, you can right-click any application and choose the option “Add as auto-install in PatchMyPC.ini”. This will mark the selected applications to automatically install from Patch My PC.

PatchMyPC Auto Check Default Apps To Install

Disabling Auto Updating Of An App?

Yes, in the option panel, you can check any application you want to always skip in the “Don’t Update These Apps:” section.

PatchMyPC Disable Auto Updating Of App

Can Patch My PC Updater Automatically Update Software On A Schedule?

Yes, Patch My PC Updater can be set to run on a schedule and update any outdated applications. Simply go to the Schedule tab and select how often and the options you would like to use.

PatchMyPC Run On Schedule

Does Patch My PC Updater Only Install Outdated Software?

No, you can actually use Patch My PC Updater to install applications even if they aren’t currently install and outdated. Simply check the check box to the left of the application name to install any application even if it’s not currently installed.

How Do I Update Patch My PC Updater To The Latest Version?
By default, Patch My PC Updater will automatically update if there is a newer version. You can disable the auto-update feature in the options panel.
What Command Line Options Are Available?
  • /s (Will run any needed updates automatically with no graphical interface)
  • /auto (Will run any needed updates automatically with a graphical interface)
What Do The Colors Mean?
  • Green – means the application is installed and up to date
  • Red – means the application is installed but outdated
  • Black – means the application is not currently installed
How To Report A Bug / Request Feature