SUMo Portable Software update checker for Windows

Tina de Pierre

Scans your system for outdated software and provides update recommendations for improved security and functionality.

Freeware updater monitoring software download, reviewed by Tina de Pierre
Get the latest versions of apps and drivers by resorting to this updater that is both feature-packed and approachable - Screenshot of SUMo Portable
Portable updater boasting automatic detection - Screenshot of SUMo Portable
Comes with automatic self-update and Beta filtering - Screenshot of SUMo Portable
Feature-packed tool keeping your apps and drivers in tip-top shape  - Screenshot of SUMo Portable
Keep all your installed Windows software up to date - Screenshot of SUMo Portable

Keeps software applications up-to-date by installing recent versions.

SUMo Portable is a free Windows software updater which checks to see whether installed software is the latest version.

As a portable program, it requires no installation and furthermore, will not leave any traces of itself in the Windows registry. It can be run from virtually anywhere include portable USB mass storage devices like memory sticks and thumb drives.

The list of supported applications that SUMo can detect is not so comprehensive, but it can keep track of whether several popular programs require updates.

SUMo Portable includes a nice user interface which is pretty basic. The program will list software which is installed and also show you whether there is an update available or not. Other details included in the main interface include the current version number and developer (company) name.

Right-clicking entries allows you to skip updates, get updates, check for newer versions and even find more software by the same developer.

Other options included with the program include the ability to export results, scan folders, change interface background and allow specifically for the update of Microsoft products.

All in all, SUMo Portable is a useful software update utility which helps keep the system up-to-date without having to do extensive web searching for newer versions.

Features of SUMo Portable

  • Automated Software Detection: Scans your PC for installed software and checks for available updates.
  • Customizable Settings: Configure SUMo to fit your needs.
  • Detailed Reports: Generate reports to view your system's software information.
  • Ignored Items List: Ability to ignore select updates or software.
  • Installation Monitoring: Automatically detect when new software is installed.
  • Multiple Languages: Choose from over 20 available languages.
  • Offline Updates: Allows you to manually download updates for later installation.
  • Portable Mode: Take SUMo on the go with its portable version.
  • Silent Mode: Automatically install updates without user interaction.
  • Software Database: Over 5 million software titles in the SUMo database.
  • Software Filtering: Filter updates by type, version and more.
  • Support: Get help from the developer's support forum.
  • Uninstaller: Easily remove installed software.
  • Update History: Track and view all installed updates.
  • Update Notifications: Alerts you when new updates are available.

Compatibility and License

SUMo Portable is a restricted version of commercial software, often called freemium which requires you to pay a license fee to unlock additional features which are not accessible with the free version. Download and installation of this software is free, however other similar programs are available from software install managers which may have what you need. is the latest version last time we checked.

What version of Windows can SUMo Portable run on?

SUMo Portable can be used on a computer running Windows 11 or Windows 10. Previous versions of the OS shouldn't be a problem with Windows 8 and Windows 7 having been tested. It comes in both 32-bit and 64-bit downloads.

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  2. Free Software Install Managers
  3. Portable Software
  4. Updater Monitoring Software
SUMo Portable has been picked by our editors as excellent.
SUMo Portable has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested SUMo Portable against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans.