11 Driver Download Websites Reviewed

A list of popular driver download websites

Driver download websites are popular sources for downloading drivers. The sites make downloading drivers easy by providing a single place to download drivers for many kinds of hardware.

Some driver download websites link to drivers on other websites while many provide drivers on their own servers for download. Either way, they're all great resources for driver downloads especially if you're looking to download drivers for older hardware.

Important

The best way to download a driver is directly from the manufacturer, so always try that first before downloading drivers from a driver download website. If neither methods are working for you, consider using a free driver updater tool or a different driver download source.

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DriverGuide.com

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What We Like
  • Searching is easy.

  • Huge selection of hard to find, up to date drivers.

  • Download drivers is simple.

What We Don't Like
  • Registration involves multiple questions and "sponsored" offer pages.

  • Free accounts have a limited number of driver downloads.

  • Overwhelming push to download their driver update utility.

DriverGuide.com is one of the oldest driver download websites. They advertise a catalog of nearly half a million drivers and firmware files. Searching for and downloading drivers is very easy. The site has a huge selection of hard to find drivers and is good at keeping their driver inventory up to date. Unless you're looking for a rare driver, finding and downloading drivers yourself is simple.

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Download.com: Device Drivers

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What We Like
  • Drivers organized by device type.

  • Trusted source for years.

  • No registration required.

What We Don't Like
  • Several promoted apps in search results.

  • Limited resource for older hardware.

Download.com is one of the most popular driver download (and software download) websites on the internet. Downloading drivers from Download.com is easy: drivers are organized by device type and no registration is required to download drivers, unlike many other driver download websites. Download.com stands out as a driver download website because they've been a trusted source for software downloads for years

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TechSpot: Drivers

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What We Like
  • Well-organized.

  • Drivers downloaded directly from manufacturers.

What We Don't Like
  • Several categories not recently updated.

  • Users could bypass site and search for the manufacturer directly.

TechSpot.com is a technology website offering forums and more, in addition to driver downloads. Finding the driver you want to download is easy and no registration is needed. Like most driver download sites, drivers are organized by type of device. Drivers are downloaded directly from the manufacturer so they should be trustworthy.

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DriversBay.com

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What We Like
What We Don't Like
  • Small selection of drivers.

  • Outdated appearance.

DriversBay.com is your standard driver download website. Many drivers are downloaded from DriversBay.com while others are made available for download from the hardware manufacturer's site. There's no registration required to download drivers from DriversBay.com and like many other driver download sites, the drivers are organized by hardware making them easy to locate.

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DriverPack Solution

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What We Like
  • Browse by device type or brand.

  • Double-click the downloaded file to install.

What We Don't Like
  • Downloads not directly from manufacturers.

  • Can be slow.

DriverPack Solution has an online catalog of free driver downloads. It's a breeze to search for drivers by name or DeviceID at DriverPack Solution. You don't need a user account in order to get them; just find the version you need and then hit the download button to save it to your computer. Most of them aren't even in an archive format, meaning you can just double-click the file once it's downloaded, and start installing it.

There's also a DriverPack Solution program you can download to update drivers.

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Soft32.com: Drivers

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What We Like
  • Organized by device and driver types.

  • Direct links to manufacturer downloads.

What We Don't Like
  • Many dead links.

  • Outdated, cluttered appearance.

Soft32.com is a software download website that also provides driver downloads. Direct links to drivers at manufacturer websites ensure that you're downloading the latest drivers available. Like other driver download sites, it's organized by device and then you look for the actual driver you wish to download

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DriverZone.com

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What We Like
  • Longest-running driver download site.

  • More than 3,100 GB of driver downloads.

What We Don't Like
  • Download buttons actually linked to a manufacturer's main website.

  • Not all links up to date.

DriverZone.com is a dedicated driver download website. Some drivers are actually downloaded from DriverZone.com while other links that appear to be driver downloads simply send you to the manufacturer's support site. No registration is necessary here and drivers are easy to find for download.

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Softpedia.com:Drivers

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What We Like
  • No registration is required.

  • Navigating site is easy

What We Don't Like
  • Great deal of content to wade through.

  • Ad-heavy.

Softpedia.com is a software download website that also provides driver downloads, exactly like Soft32.com. Softpedia.com links to drivers at the manufacturer's website instead of providing drivers for download from their own website. Navigating around their website is very easy.

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NoDevice.com

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What We Like
  • Streamlined appearance.

  • More than 100,000 drivers listed.

What We Don't Like
  • Fake download button on each download page.

  • Downloads can be slow.

NoDevice.com is another free driver download website that supports a wide variety of devices. You don't have to have a user account to use NoDevice.com. The drivers are downloaded directly from the website, which means you don't need to leave NoDevice.com

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SoftwareDriverDownload.com

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What We Like
  • No registration required.

  • Offers basic instructions.

What We Don't Like
  • Small driver selection

  • Clunky navigation.

SoftwareDriverDownload.com is a small driver download website that doesn't seem to update often. No registration is required at SoftwareDriverDownload.com but the third-party download site that hosts their files may require registration before you can download drivers

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Driver Scape

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What We Like
  • Large selection.

  • Three ways to find drivers.

What We Don't Like
  • Not all drivers show the release date

  • Site design might not be user friendly.

Driver Scape is a solid driver download site that's easy to use and provides drivers from many manufacturers. The website itself is easy to navigate and use by anyone. Lots of driver downloads available, and it's easy to see if the driver will work on your computer.

Know of Another Driver Download Website?

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If I have, or if any of the information about one of these driver sites needs

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