MacUpdate Desktop

Licence: Shareware (20.00 USD )
Version 5.2.3 | Release Date: 2013-07-30 | Download
New in version 5.2.3:
  • Fixed a Preferences bug related to adding apps to your Watch List when downloaded

Visit the MacUpdate Desktop feature page for more info: http://www.macupdate.com/desktop/







Version 5.1 | Release Date: 2012-10-12 | Download
New in version 5.1: MacUpdate Desktop 5.1 brings a number of new features and improvements to the best solution to keeping the apps on your Mac up-to-date:
  • You can now purchase, download and auto-install apps from MacUpdate Promo within MacUpdate Desktop
  • MacUpdate Promo purchases are now listed with easy access to serial number registration
  • A new website link from MacUpdate Promo's purchase page ties into MacUpdate Desktop, giving you the option to "Download + Install," saving you time moving files and cleaning up after your purchase
  • Download and Install new apps directly from MacUpdate.com pages with one click
  • Improvements when "Checking for Updates" - now faster than ever
  • Updates to the app information and details - easily identify beta releases and minimum OS requirements
  • Updated installer engine works with even more apps
  • Support for Intel Mac OS X 10.6 - 10.8
  • Updates GUI to work beautifully on macs with Retina displays
  • Now running as 64-bit
  • Supports Notification Center on OS X 10.8
  • Updated Growl support for OS X 10.6 - 10.7
  • Remembers which list you were last viewing after launch or scanning for updates
  • Outdated apps that require a newer OS than your Mac will appear in orange
  • Filter box supports minimum OS version filtering
  • "Move to Trash" menu option added to remove unwanted apps
  • Signed with Developer ID for Mac OS X 10.8 Gate Keeper

Visit the MacUpdate Desktop feature page for more info: http://www.macupdate.com/desktop/







Version 5.1b2 | Release Date: 2012-07-25 | Download
New in version 5.1b2:
  • Fixes a crash on 10.6 that was in 5.1b1
  • Supports Intel Mac OS X 10.6 - 10.8
  • Supports Retina display Macs
  • Now running as 64-bit
  • Updated Growl support for OS X 10.6 - 10.7
  • Supports Notification Center on OS X 10.8
  • Improvements when "Checking for Updates"
  • Improvements to application information area
  • Improvements to installer engine
  • Remembers which list you were last viewing after launch or scanning for updates
  • Outdated apps that require a newer OS than your Mac will appear in orange
  • Filter box supports minimum OS version filtering
  • "Move to Trash" menu option added to remove unwanted apps
  • Signed with Developer ID for Mac OS X 10.8 Gate Keeper
  • Other bug fixes
Please note: This is a beta release - please report any problems or feedback to [email protected]

Visit the MacUpdate Desktop feature page for more info: http://www.macupdate.com/desktop/







Version 5.1b3 | Release Date: 2012-07-25 | Download
New in version 5.1b3:
  • You can now purchase, download and auto-install apps from MacUpdate Promo within MacUpdate Desktop
  • MacUpdate Promo purchases are now listed with easy access to serial number registration
  • A new website link from MacUpdate Promo's purchase page ties into MacUpdate Desktop, giving you the option to "Download + Install," saving you time moving files and cleaning up after your purchase
  • Fixed crash on OSX 10.6 with updates notification system
  • Fixed bug with setting Downloads folder and additional scan folder
  • Improvements to installer engine
  • Improvements to version checking
  • Other bug fixes
Please note: This is a beta release - please report any problems or feedback to [email protected]

Visit the MacUpdate Desktop feature page for more info: http://www.macupdate.com/desktop/







Version 5.1b1 | Release Date: 2012-07-25 | Download
New in version 5.1b1:
  • Supports Intel Mac OS X 10.6 - 10.8
  • Supports Retina display Macs
  • Now running as 64-bit
  • Updated Growl support for OS X 10.6 - 10.7
  • Supports Notification Center on OS X 10.8
  • Improvements when "Checking for Updates"
  • Improvements to application information area
  • Improvements to installer engine
  • Remembers which list you were last viewing after launch or scanning for updates
  • Outdated apps that require a newer OS than your Mac will appear in orange
  • Filter box supports minimum OS version filtering
  • "Move to Trash" menu option added to remove unwanted apps
  • Signed with Developer ID for Mac OS X 10.8 Gate Keeper
  • Other bug fixes
Please note: This is a beta release - please report any problems or feedback to [email protected]

Visit the MacUpdate Desktop feature page for more info: http://www.macupdate.com/desktop/







Version 5.0.12 | Release Date: 2011-10-13 | Download
New in version 5.0.12:
  • Compatibility with Mac OS X 10.7.2 (a bug in OS X 10.7, 10.7.1 was fixed)
  • Holding down Option and Command keys when launching will force the cache and database to refresh
  • Improvements to the application information pane
  • Improvements when "Checking for Updates"
  • Other bug fixes
Visit the MacUpdate Desktop feature page for more info: http://www.macupdate.com/desktop/

Please report any problems or feedback to [email protected]





Version 5.0.11 | Release Date: 2011-07-20 | Download
New in version 5.0.11:
  • Works around a bug in the final release of OS 10.7 Lion
  • Other bug fixes
Visit the MacUpdate Desktop feature page for more info: http://www.macupdate.com/desktop/

Please report any problems or feedback to [email protected]





Version 5.0.10 | Release Date: 2011-06-13 | Download
New in version 5.0.10:
  • Bugfix and performance release
  • Mac OS X 10.7 Lion compatibility changes
  • Bugfix - updates found by background checking do not always display in the lists
  • Bugfix - updating an app when multiple copies/version are installed sometimes shows both copies as updated instead of just one
  • Bugfix - clicking on icon in the Dock does not show the main window
  • Bugfix - Screen Savers not found on certain non-US locales
  • Decreased CPU usage of background scanning process
  • Other performance improvements
  • Other bug fixes
Visit the MacUpdate Desktop feature page for more info: http://www.macupdate.com/desktop/

Please report any problems or feedback to desktop@macupd[email protected]





Version 5.0.9 | Release Date: 2011-05-16 | Download
  • Applications installed from Apple's Mac App Store will launch App Store.app to update
  • Launch menu option enabled - run apps directly from MacUpdate Desktop
  • Apps purchased from MacUpdate Promo are now listed in the Community section for easy downloading and installing
  • Improved bad match and new app reporting
  • Improved version matching
  • Improved application matching
  • Bugfix - processing updates does not complete in rare cases
  • Bugfix - setting version to current would not work in certain rare cases
  • Bugfix - "skipped" apps show the incorrect version number if they are installed while still being skipped
  • Bugfix - More Info button does not work for some watch list apps
  • Other performance improvements
  • Other UI changes
  • Other bug fixes
Version 5.0.8 | Release Date: 2011-02-24 | Download
New in version 5.0.8:
  • Bugfix - fixed issue with installer engine that could cause hung processing in some cases
  • Other minor bug fixes
Visit the MacUpdate Desktop feature page for more info: http://www.macupdate.com/desktop/

Please report any problems or feedback to [email protected]





Version 5.0.6 | Release Date: 2010-11-03 | Download
  • Added preference to set automatic/background update checking schedule or to disable notifications
  • Added option for background update checking notifications to use Growl
  • If MacUpdate Desktop is running and updates are found in the background, the updates will be displayed automatically in the listings without re-scanning or re-loading the lists
  • Bugfix - update checking hangs at "processing..." or no application data found due to bad server response
  • Bugfix - apps located in ~/Applications sometimes not scanned
  • Bugfix - cancel button on waiting downloads cause download state change
  • Bugfix - some preference panes, plugins, and widgets not matching at all when they should
  • Bugfix - improve "don't check for updates" to better handle multiple versions of the same app
  • Other performance improvements
  • Other UI changes
  • Other bug fixes
Visit the MacUpdate Desktop feature page for more info: http://www.macupdate.com/desktop/
Version 5.0.5 | Release Date: 2010-10-25 | Download
New in version 5.0.5:
  • Added automatic/background update checking
  • Updated scanning engine to be faster, use less resources
  • Scan for Updates will now force-check all installed software rather than using cached data
  • Added support for web browser plug-ins
  • Improved authentication - non-admin accounts will need to authenticate less often
  • Added better support for some installers
  • Custom scan folder or download folder can now be cleared in the preferences
  • Added support for installing Safari extensions
  • Improved version matching
  • Improved application matching
  • Improved installer engine
  • No longer display Windows application aliases created by Parallels Desktop
  • Bugfix - scanning appeared to stall when application was hidden
  • Bugfix - downloads did not work if custom downloads folder was set to volume not currently mounted
  • Bugfix - download + install stopped working due to corrupt preferences
  • Bugfix - sorting by file size incorrect
  • Bugfix - keyboard shortcut for Download only not working
  • Added Spanish localization
  • Added Russian localization
  • Added Danish localization
  • Added Korean localization
  • Added Portuguese localization
  • Added Vietnamese localization
  • Other performance improvements
  • Other UI changes
  • Other bug fixes
Version 5.0.4 | Release Date: 2010-02-09 | Download
Version 5.0.4:
  • Improved version matching
  • Improved application matching
  • Updated counts to display the number of available updates shown for each grouping
  • Checks minimum system requirements and alerts user if an update requires a newer OS version than what they are using
  • Checks CPU type and alerts user an update will not run on their current CPU (Intel only updates on PPC Macs for example)
  • Alerts user if an update is considered to be a "paid" update
  • Alerts user if an update is considered to be a "beta" release
  • Added context menu to show/hide table columns
  • Improved updating of Adobe and Microsoft apps
  • Updated to latest Growl version
  • Bugfix - certain account passwords were incorrectly rejected
  • Bugfix - don't allow Set Version to Current for skipped apps
  • Bugfix - don't add to recent updated list if user cancels out of "this is the same version"
  • Added Dutch localization
  • Added Latvian localization
  • Other performance improvements
  • Other UI changes
  • Other bug fixes
Version 5.0.3 | Release Date: 2009-11-09 | Download

MacUpdate Desktop combines the latest Mac OS X technologies with MacUpdate’s exhaustive app database to deliver the most comprehensive updating tool of its kind. Keep your Mac’s software updated and secure like never before. Easy and automatic updating of over 30,000 Mac apps.

What’s New in this Version

- Complete re-write from the ground-up - Leverages the newest Mac OS X technologies
- Improved user interface - Cleaner and easier to use than ever before
- Smart scanning - Searches more than 30,000 applications, Widgets, screen savers, and preference panes to identify those out of date
- One-click updating - Download and install updates with a single click (whether it’s a single outdated item or all of them)
- Update verification - Confirm which updates were installed successfully
- Archive older versions - In case you need to revert to a previous release of an updated item
- Watch Lists - Organize your apps; sync Watch Lists to macupdate.com for email notifications and more
- In-app registration and 10-day trial activation
- Lower price!

Version 4.2.4 | Release Date: 2007-06-12 | Download
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