OUTDATEfighter – is a small freeware utility for Windows, which allows you to quickly and easily download and install new versions of the programs installed on your computer, as well as simplify the deployment of operating system updates.
All the user has to do is run the OUTDATEfighter and-click «Scan for Program Updates». The utility performs a neat system scan, check the current version of installed programs, and will provide you the list of available updates. To install the newer versions just click the checkbox next to the names of interest to you application and click on the «Update Selected Software». It should be noted that the update is not fully automated. OUTDATEfighter download it and run it, but the user will have to take an active part in the process of installing and personally confirm his every step. However, according to developers, even so you can save a lot of time.
Attention is invited to several interesting tools. In the tab «Uninstall», for instance, you will find a complete list of installed applications and can remove any of them. A tab «Update Windows» can be seen as an easy to use alternative to the tool «Windows Update». This section displays all of the available updates to the operating system, divided into “important” and “optional”. Special mention deserve the advanced application settings. For example, the list of «Ignore List» you can include those applications that want to update manually. Utility OUTDATEfighter miss marked the program scan.
Unfortunately, in the process of testing the application is not without its bugs. Site Explorer SoftwareCrew report that OUTDATEfighter able to discover, not all updates. For unknown reasons, testers are having problems downloading the update for the browser Chrome (taken a few attempts have failed to display a message «Download failed: try again»). A module «Update Windows» told you to load as many as 8 major OS updates, while the official tool «Windows Update» found only one missing update.
OUTDATEfighter 1.1.62 runs under 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 7 and 8. A copy of the application can be downloaded for free from the developer’s site: