MacUpdate Desktop
MacUpdate Desktop
6.4.1

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MacUpdate Desktop6.4.1

19 December 2018

Search and install Mac apps w/ 1-click and keep them updated.

Overview

Note: MacUpdate Desktop is not ready for macOS Big Sur yet. We apologize for all inconveniences. Our team is working on this. Will keep You in touch

MacUpdate Desktop brings seamless 1-click app installs and version updates to your Mac. With a free MacUpdate account and MacUpdate Desktop 6, Mac users can now install almost any Mac app on macupdate.com with a single click, including thousands of titles not available in the Mac App Store. And now, users can search for, discover, and install new apps right from the MacUpdate Desktop app!

  • 1-Click App Installs - Installing apps using a Web browser is slow and complicated. You have to hunt down .zip archives, mount disk images, manually drag app icons to the /Applications folder, run custom installers, and delete the files you no longer need. With MacUpdate Desktop, all you have to do is click the "Install" link on a MacUpdate app listing and MacUpdate Desktop takes care of everything.
  • Keep All Your Mac Apps Up-to-date - MacUpdate Desktop scans your Mac for outdated apps and immediately notifies you when a new version is available. Updating your apps is as simple as a single click. Free users can update up to 5 apps during the trail period (MacUpdate Desktop subscribers will want to upgrade to our Desktop membership for unlimited app updates, plus other benefits).
  • Discover and Install New Apps - MacUpdate Desktop features an expanded search feature that offers the ability to search both app titles as well as natural language keywords to help you discover new apps from within MacUpdate Desktop. Try searching "antivirus" or "email" to view relevant apps -- after a 1-click app install, you've got a new app installed and ready to launch, without ever having to leave MacUpdate Desktop.
  • Localization provided for the following languages: English, French, German, Korean, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish

Learn more at the MacUpdate Desktop feature page and become a member today!

What's new in MacUpdate Desktop

Version 6.4.1
We've fixed some more bugs, updating some settings:
  • Fixed a few crashes
Feedback:
  • Thanks for being part of the Mac community. Keep sending your thoughts and feedback to us at desktop@macupdate.com. We seriously love hearing from you guys!

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How would you rate MacUpdate Desktop app?

1703 Reviews of MacUpdate Desktop

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Eveningclouds
05 December 2019
Version: 6.4.1

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Increasingly ridiculous performance issues on the desktop app. I was caught in an endless update refresh, which is typical: always quit and restart the app or the updates won't be current. And now I can't log in to the app, although the password is accepted online. $20 every 6 months for this kind of unreliable and frustrating performace is simply not acceptable. After many years, time to cancel before the next renewal.
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Gluckett
01 December 2020
Version: 6.4.1
I am giving zero stars for this piece of crap software. 3 weeks into the update and you still don’t have a working version. You’ve emailed a handful of people about refunds and whatever. You have not offered the rest of us anything. And from what someone posted about your email response, you offered them a 3 month subscription, with the caveat that the update won’t be out until 2-3 months from now. At this point I am seriously considering class-action lawsuit for theft of services.....
(0)
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rawieland
30 November 2020
Version: 6.4.1
Will not launch after updating to Big Sur
(1)
Jgmilleriii
30 November 2020
Version: 6.4.1
What is the problem with the Big Sur updates? Why have we paid for this??
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Gammo
30 November 2020
Version: 6.4.1
Pathetic. I paid money for this? Sorry - too slow, too bad. There is another program called Macupdater that is more efficient. Sad - I've been a member for a long time, and just paid a renewal. Feels like I have had my money "stolen".
(0)
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jonathan-morgan-007
30 November 2020
Version: 6.4.1
Seconding TubularNut below, Macupdater is much better, worth a one-time $10 to support.
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Rgl-1
30 November 2020
Version: 6.4.1
I recently renewed my subscription. I've been on Big Sur for a couple of weeks now, and have not had access to the program I paid for, because it's STILL incompatible with this OS release. How long does it take to upgrade an app to be compatible? Not this long, judging by most of the apps that I run on my Mac. Get your act together, MacUpdate!
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Timvfr
30 November 2020
Version: 6.4.1
Been a paying customer for years, and used this app regularly. But, this app is now totally useless after updating to Big Sur. The developer keeps making excuses, but has yet to fix the problem. And has no problem keeping our money for subscribing.
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jeffbrown6015
29 November 2020
Version: 6.4.1
This should be less than a star, but I guess that's not an option. The software that's supposed to keep us up to date is STILL not up to date to run Big Sur. Given the flakey performance of this tool and utter failure to keep up, I won't be renewing. Like many here, it seems annoying to pay subscription fees to software we can't even use. Clean My Mac seems to have added software updates and has done an amazing job keeping current with Apple. It costs more, but does a lot more for your money. I'm surprised this review was actually solicited by MacUpdate, because they don't seem to be reading the negative reviews already posted.
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PeterR1697
28 November 2020
Version: 6.4.1
Hope the update for BigSur will be available soon. Otherwise I have to quit my membership.
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krowdrah
27 November 2020
Version: 6.4.1
The potential for this app is enormous. There are whole periods when it seems to work - and work well. Then comes the inevitable "timed out" message time and time again. A quit and run resolves this BUT this has been going on for years and across different version numbers implying it has either not been addressed by developers or continues to be unresolved- or ignored as the app "mostly works". Furthermore, every time there is an OS update, Macupdate is woefully behind the game. The last two years have seen very public beta periods giving the developers plenty of time to get ready. The opportunity is there. It should be seized. With a concerted effort, more rigour in QA and testing and a commitment to stay ahead of the game, this app would be an essential app.
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3.1

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  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.9.0 or later
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