It is a well known fact that you should keep your Windows updated with the latest security fixes to keep it secure and bugfree. But when it comes to the third part software, we usually become careless and keep using older and obsolete software for a long time. One way is to regularly visit the websites of software you use and see if a new version has been released. But a better and easy way is to use Update Notifier by CleanSofts. It can scan the software installed on your PC and check if there are updates available.
The Update Notifier is a small utility that scans your computer for installed software and displays a list of updates. Also you can see the latest updates for applications from your Watch List. You can download Update Notifier from the CleanSofts website. The download is a mere 452 kilobytes in size. The download a combination of installer and portable app. When you run it for the first time, you can choose to run it as a portable application or you can install it in your Windows PC.
When you run it, it scans the software installed on your system and subsequently checks the internet for any updates. This takes a few minutes depending on how many software you have installed on your PC. After this, it shows a list of scanned software and their status in different tabs. In the Updates Available tab, it lists software for which updates are available. Next to a software in the list, it also shows direct download links for the updates.
Clicking on the download links would start the download of updates for the selected program. You have to run the downloaded updates to install them. These software updates add new features, which makes the software more useful. Also with every update a software becomes more secure and more stable by fixing bugs & vulnerabilities from previous versions. Update Notifier is available for all versions of Windows starting from Windows XP and above. You can download it from http://cleansofts.org/.