MacUpdate Desktop
MacUpdate Desktop
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MacUpdate Desktop6.4.1

19 December 2018

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

Overview

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  • Keep All Your Mac Apps Up-to-date - MacUpdate Desktop scans your Mac for outdated apps and immediately notifies you when a new version is available.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

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

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?

1596 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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Largesse
26 September 2020
Version: 6.4.1
It keeps refusing to accept my login. The website accepts the login but not the freshly repurchased desktop.
(0)
4
murrayE
25 September 2020
Version: 6.4.1
Not as thorough as Macupdater app, although MacUpdate Desktop picks up some that Macupdater.app misses. MacUpdate Desktop is quick and easy to use.
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Cookie08
25 September 2020
Version: 6.4.1
Does not work under Big Sur any beta version won't launch. Many times when it was working in the previous OS it lags on up dates which were on the web site and not showing in the desktop app
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Zarquon
23 September 2020
Version: 6.4.1
The five free updates per month promised on the Desktop page are a lie. Collections don’t work. Many pieces of software (GOG Galaxy is one example) are outdated. In general, this feels like a dying platform. I think I’ll probably move to Macupdater (which, suspiciously, is not listed on this site).
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4
Stoker1
19 September 2020
Version: 6.4.1
Excellent , Great for multiple apps that can be spotted in need of updates.. It's a time saver. Thanks
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3
Ededed
16 September 2020
Version: 6.4.1
Does not work with Big Sur at the moment. Crashes immediately with no UI available.
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jhod
15 September 2020
Version: 6.4.1
Update checking program needs serious updates... Uses too many resources for what it does, crashes frequently, has login issues, on and on...
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yguittat-1
11 September 2020
Version: 6.4.1
Problèmes de connexions à chaque fois…
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Thekiwi
11 September 2020
Version: 6.4.1
This used to be great - now it's a giant pita it seems - can't log in with the Desktop app - gives spinning beachball of death, and then tells me the user name or password is incorrect. Attempt to set new password - get the link in the eMail and then clicking that tells me Safari can't establish a secure connection to some giant long URL. Frustrating and seemingly currently a waste of money!
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tree-2
08 September 2020
Version: 6.4.1
Sadly it is no longer the app it once was. Not only does it have update issues - the information offered is often outdated or irrelevant. When there was real competition (version tracker) they were much more intuitive about real user needs. Now it's all about their own subscription update needs. Additionally if you watch Activity Monitor live on startup/restart you will see incredible resources being used - even on a 64gb machine. Echoing the user Eveningclouds words: After many years, time to cancel before the next renewal.
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3.1

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.9.0 or later
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