It is very cumbersome for any computer user to check for updates for each & every software installed on a the system. That's where filehippo.com Update Checker comes in handy, as the name suggests is a utility developed by filehippo.com. It scans a user computer for installed softwares & utility then it generate a list of softwares & send this information back to filehippo.com to check whether newer versions of these softwares are available or not. All this is done within a time period of 2-5 seconds. The result is then displayed in the browser windows for you to download. It also shows the recent beta versions of the softwares installed. You can check for newer updates right from your taskbar using the tray icon. From the taskbar it automatically searches for new updates & alerts you using a popup notification. You can also customize your results or change the default browser in which you want to show your result. It is a boon for computer users who want their softwares to be updated all the time.