Outdated applications keep you, the computer user, from testing and having the latest features of the app, not to mention that it can lead to security vulnerabilities. As a consequence, updating installed applications periodically is recommended. Portable UCheck can lend you a helping hand in this regard by looking for out-of-date applications and assisting you in deploying the latest version available.
As the application is portable, no installation is required. Teoretically, no traces of Portable UCheck's activity are written to the registry, but note that deploying another application via Portable UCheck might be logged by the system. On the other hand, you can launch the application directly from a removable drive.
You start by initiating a system scan to identify software programs that with outdated versions. To do so, Portable UCheck consults a database hosting the latest versions of some of the most popular applications. As a result of the scan, the number of installed apps and the number of available downloads are shown within the main window.
If there is a newer version for any of the applications on your computer, you will find a notification in the 'Updates' section. Here, you can either navigate to the official website or download the latest package directly and install it, depending on the application. On the other hand, the 'Installed' section hosts a list of all the programs on your PC.
In addition to downloading up-to-date editions of applications, the software database of Portable UCheck can be used as a source to download a part of the utilities you might need.
To view all the available programs, just access the 'Available' section. Here, you will find links to the official pages of applications, as well as buttons to download and deploy packages.
Portable UCheck is both a software updater and a software downloader, providing a quick means of keeping applications up-to-date, thus avoiding potential security flaws. Furthermore, it can be used as an uninstaller, although there are no options to perform in-depth scans of software traces.