MacUpdate Desktop
MacUpdate Desktop
6.4.1

3.0

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  • Keep All Your Mac Apps Up-to-date - MacUpdate Desktop scans your Mac for outdated apps and immediately notifies you when a new version is available.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

1783 Reviews of MacUpdate Desktop

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Eveningclouds
05 December 2019
Version: 6.4.1

Most helpful

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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chris-hertach
26 January 2021
Version: 6.4.1
Does not work on Big Sur! I am out!
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Edge-Viii
25 January 2021
Version: 6.4.1
Still no Big Sur support. I'm cancelling my subscription
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1
didier-gaultier
24 January 2021
Version: 6.4.1
Unfortunately this application hasn’t evolved since more than one year. It is no more working on Mac OS Big Sur and hangs after launch even on Intel Mac. I consider leaving the service !!!!
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Hawthorn01
23 January 2021
Version: 6.4.1
I have been a member since 2012 but I have just cancelled my subscription because the software won't work with Big Sur. Why?
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Rhbellamy1
22 January 2021
Version: 6.4.1
It is worthless to me since it won't work with Big Sur. Get your sh**, coders. It can't be that hard if so many other software vendors have done it months and months ago.
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Johnkading
22 January 2021
Version: 6.4.1
Why did I get charged $20 for MacUpdate when your program does not work with MacOS Big Sur?
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Lpitt
21 January 2021
Version: 6.4.1
MacUpdate Desktop has been my go-to for updates over the last few years, and now with Big-Sur has just stopped working. There's been no email communication about the issue, no offer to freeze subscriptions until the problems are solved, and no way to join a BETA program as the software crashes immediately on load. This is a very poor customer experience, and in a world where experience is King, I know that my money will be going elsewhere when my subscription renews. If there's no update, fix or stable BETA by the end of January then my subscription gets cancelled, and I'll be moving to MacUpdater which works perfectly on Big Sur.
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JamesHarrisPhoto
20 January 2021
Version: 6.4.1
Increasingly ridiculous that this is still NOT Big Sur ready. Let my subscription lapse and won't resubscribe until they update it.
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chrisspera
20 January 2021
Version: 6.4.1
I'm a software quality director. The fact that MacUpdate Desktop doesn't work with Big Sur at this point is beyond ridiculous. Not only did they have the ENTIRE Beta period to work through the issues, they've had releases 11.0, 11.01, and 11.1 to resolve them. Apple is now beta testing release 11.2. What the hell, MacUpdate?? Why can't you get your act together. If this is a developer deficiency, resolve it. Get new developers. If this is a testing issue, then get new developers and/ or new testers. But, GET. THE. RELEASE. OUT. You're a SERVICE, not an app. I'm paying you for access I don't have.
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Volcanohopper
20 January 2021
Version: 6.4.1
After having used MacUpdate Desktop for nearly 10 years, I am deeply disappointed about the extremely poor response and customer service in the light of the current, continuing total incompatibility issues the app has with macOS Big Sur. I've renewed my MacUpdate Desktop subscription in November 2020 and shortly after upgraded to macOS Big Sur. Same as many users here, since that upgrade the app has been rendered completely useless. Apart from the fact that I wonder, why an Update-App is not updated itself for two entire years, I would have expected the developers to offer a complete refund to those customers who because of having upgraded to macOS Big Sur cannot use the app anymore. Such as it is, it smells like no effort has been put into the development of the app for two years and now the developer takes the money from clients who cannot use the app any longer. Very disappointing!
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