Download Avast Software Updater for Free

Updating software boosts performance and prevents online threats. Thankfully, you don’t have to update programs individually. Avast One is an all-in-one performance and security app with a built-in software updater tool to help keep your programs updated and your computer running smoothly.

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A secure software updater and much more

Outdated software can cripple your computer and cost you time. Plus, the security risks in old software can leave you exposed to hackers and malware. Don’t put up with an underperforming, vulnerable computer — get Avast One with its built-in Software Updater feature.

The benefits of Software Updater include:

Keep apps updated

Vendors release updates for a reason — they keep your apps and programs running smoothly and securely.

Improve performance

Updated programs help ensure compatibility between your OS and apps, boosting performance.

Get security alerts

Avast One scans updates for security threats and alerts you if suspicious app behavior is detected.

Speed up your device

Keep everything working smooth and fast with Avast One, including all your favorite apps.

Save time and hassle

Our Software Updater tool finds and installs updates automatically so you don’t have to miss anything.

Keep hackers at bay

Stay safer by updating your apps at once, which helps keep hackers and malware off your device.

Award-winning software

Our Software Updater tool is a built-in feature of Avast One, which is powered by world-class security and performance technology recognized by cybersecurity experts for its unparalleled threat-detection capabilities.

Avast One was awarded AV-TEST’s Top Product award in 2022 and took home PCMag’s coveted Editors’ Choice award in 2021. We’ve been collecting awards from industry-respected sources for years, including:

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    PCMag: Editors’ Choice, 2023

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    TechRadar: 5 stars, 2021

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    AV-TEST: Top Product, AV Test Certified, 2022

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    As well as optimizing and updating software, Avast One packs a suite of cyber tools designed to protect and enhance your entire digital life.

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    Update your software quickly and easily

    There's no need to spend time hunting for updates or worrying about missing a patch for your apps, programs, or operating system — let Avast One take care of all that for you.

      Protect your Mac, iOS, and Android devices, too

      Macs and mobile devices may update their software automatically, but they’re still at risk from malware and other cybersecurity threats.

      Macs are not immune to online threats. Avast One helps defend your Mac against ransomware and other sophisticated types of malware.
      Avast One offers multi-layered protection for your Android device: it scans for and gets rid of malware, secures your Wi-Fi connection, and blocks malicious links.
      Let Avast One protect your iPhone or iPad by blocking hackers and snoops, so you can browse the web safely and securely.

      Keep your device running smoothly with Software Updater

      Manually searching for individual app updates is time-consuming and risky. Our free Software Updater tool, which comes built-in with Avast One, helps you keep all your apps and programs updated automatically. Download Avast One right now and get the software checker and all its built-in security, privacy, and performance features for free.


      How do I update programs on my computer?

      You can set up a program updating schedule and reminder system for yourself, then check all your software for available updates. Or, you can download Avast One for free and take advantage of the PC software version updater it comes with. In just two clicks, it will scan for the latest versions and update your programs automatically.

      What does Software Updater do?

      The Software Updater tool is part of Avast One’s comprehensive security and privacy solution, and it lets you scan for and update all your programs at once from one convenient dashboard.

      Does Windows 10 have a software updater?

      By default, Windows 10 automatically updates your operating system. It’s good to leave this setting as is, because software updates can close security holes and improve performance. You can also choose to update all your apps at once with free Avast One. The built-in Software Updater tool scans for software updates on your PC and downloads them for you.

      How do I update my Windows 10 software?

      To manually update your Windows 10 software, select Start > Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update > Check for updates. If you want to update all your apps at once, download Avast One — it has a built-in program updater to scan and download the latest versions of your apps with just a couple of clicks.

      How can I update system software?

      Your system software is your operating system (OS), like Windows or macOS. Depending on your settings, it either updates automatically or notifies you when a new update is available. It’s important to keep your system updated to patch security vulnerabilities and protect against different types of hackers and malware like trojans and spyware.

      System requirements

      All devices require an internet connection for automatic security and program updates.


      PC with Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8, or 7 (both the 32 and 64-bit versions, excluding Starter and RT editions), 1 GB RAM and 2 GB of hard disk space.


      Mac running macOS 10.12 (Sierra) or later.


      Android phone or tablet running operating system Google Android 6.0 (Marshmallow, API 23) or higher.


      iPhone or iPad running iOS 12.0 or higher.


      Windows 10 compatible