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MacUpdate simplifies finding, buying and installing apps for your Mac.
Search over 40,000 Mac apps. Buy apps for 50% off at MacUpdate Promo.
Use MacUpdate Desktop to perform 1-click installs of apps you find on

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Outfit your Mac with apps from MacUpdate that help
you enhance your lifestyle, manage your finances, be more creative and help you live smarter.

Better than the Mac App store

The best apps are missing on the Mac App Store. MacUpdate isn’t just the best alternative to the MAS -- it’s the only complete platform to search over
40,000 hand selected apps compared to MAS’s 15,000.

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50% discounts, 6-days a week

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Each day MacUpdate Promo highlights a new Mac app
and sells it at a 50% discount. Three times a year, tens
of thousands of users take advantage of the MacUpdate
Bundle events
where we group 10-apps together, often
valued over $600, and sell them for a mere $50.

Over 5-million people from all over the world use
MacUpdate each month to install Mac apps.
Millions of apps have been sold at discounts
to users of our platform. Thank you!

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Installing apps from a web browser can be a drag. MacUpdate Desktop takes the pain away. By clicking on an “Install” mac update desktop link on, it launches MacUpdate Desktop on your Mac and installs the app with just one click. It’s so easy your grandma can do it.

Plus, it keeps all of your Mac apps updated. You have the power to choose what apps you want to keep updated or simply update them all with a click.