9 Driver Download Websites Reviewed

A list of popular driver download websites

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

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

Important

The best way to get a driver is directly from the manufacturer, so always try that first before using 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

DriverGuide homepage
What We Like
  • Searching is easy.

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

  • Downloading is simple.

  • Adds hundreds of new drivers daily.

What We Don't Like
  • Free accounts have a limited number of downloads.

  • Overwhelming push to download their driver update utility.

DriverGuide.com is one of the oldest driver download websites. They advertise a catalog of over one million drivers and firmware files. Searching for and downloading drivers is very easy. The site has a huge selection of hard to find drivers (it supports over 6,000 manufacturers) 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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TechSpot: Drivers

Screenshot of TechSpot
What We Like
  • Well-organized.

  • View recently added drivers.

What We Don't Like
  • 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 need is easy and no registration is needed. Like most driver download sites, drivers are organized by type of device.

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DriverPack Solution

Screenshot of DriverPack
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.

  • Some appear downloadable but then you're told to get the update utility instead.

DriverPack Solution has an online catalog of free driver downloads. It's a breeze to search for drivers by name or DeviceID. 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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Download.com: Device Drivers

Screenshot of Download.com
What We Like
  • Trusted source for years.

  • No registration required.

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

  • Limited resource for older hardware.

  • Lots of ads.

Download.com is one of the most popular driver download (and software download) websites on the internet. This site stands out as a driver download website because they've been a trusted source for software downloads for years. Just search for the driver you need or browse through the list.

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Soft32.com: Drivers

Screenshot of Soft32
What We Like
  • Direct links to manufacturer downloads.

  • Search tool makes finding a driver simple.

What We Don't Like
  • Many dead links.

  • Outdated, cluttered appearance.

  • Rarely updated.

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.

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Softpedia.com:Drivers

Screenshot of Softpedia
What We Like
  • No registration is required.

  • Navigating site is easy

  • Includes filtering options.

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, though they also have backup links hosted on their own servers. Navigating around the site is very easy.

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NoDevice.com

Screenshot of NoDevice.com
What We Like
  • Streamlined appearance.

  • More than 100,000 drivers listed.

  • Browse by manufacturer and device.

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 and the drivers are downloaded directly from the website, which means you don't need to leave NoDevice.com. The manufacturers and devices are listed out for you to make browsing simple.

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SoftwareDriverDownload.com

Screenshot of Software Driver Download
What We Like
  • No registration required.

  • Offers basic instructions.

What We Don't Like
  • Small driver selection

  • Clunky navigation.

  • Some downloads are in a RAR file.

  • Some links are dead.

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

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Driver Scape

Screenshot of DriverScape
What We Like
  • Large selection.

  • Three ways to find drivers.

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

  • Site design isn't very user-friendly.

  • Fake download buttons.

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 are 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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