Modern computing has one very negative side effect to it – clutter. With the positively staggering selection of applications available to us, it’s incredibly easy for the software on our systems to devolve into a terrible, chaotic mess – not to mention the fact that downloading and installing applications and updates is something of a herculean task in and of itself, while having to babysit your PC during a lengthy installation process is a royal pain. We’ve already got something to help us manage that when it comes to gaming- it’s called Steam.
But what about for all our other applications? What about all the stuff we use for work, rather than play?
Designed as one of the first consumer application management platforms, Ninite is designed to help users easily install, track, and update the software on their system. It automates the installation process, tracks available updates (and installs them for you), keeps your software secure, and automatically declines the installation of any bloatware that might come packaged with your installation. Not too shabby, right? Even better, it automatically downloads the installation files for any of its 92-supported applications (the list includes virtually every single piece of mainstream software).
It basically turns a process which could take hours into one that takes only minutes – all you’ll ever have to do is enter the license key for your software, and Ninite will do the rest. There’s only one kicker- it’s not free. You’ll need to purchase a license in order to use Ninite, and that’ll run you at about $10 a year. Aside from that little stumbling point, however, Ninite’s a bloody awesome piece of software – and comes highly recommended for those of you who’ve not already heard of it.
You can purchase Ninite (and find out more about it) here.
Image Credits: [Ninite Official Website]
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