Get 15% off MacUpdater 2: It makes software updates effortless

Get 15% off MacUpdater 2: It makes software updates effortless


MacUpdater app on a computer screen
MacUpdater lets you see apps needing updates at a glance. And it can update many of them with one click.
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If you’ve built up a big collection of Mac apps, especially if they’re from various sources, it’s a chore keeping them up to date for optimal functionality and security. That’s unless you have a stellar utility like MacUpdater.

Now available in version 2.3, MacUpdater makes keeping your software updated effortlessly. And better yet, Cult of Mac readers can get 15% off the software’s price with a special coupon. See below.

MacUpdater 2 keeps all your software up to date effortlessly, and you can get 15% off

The genius of MacUpdater is that it scans and displays every piece of software installed on your Mac. That lets you see at a glance what’s up to date and what’s not. There’s no need for you to go hunting and pecking for individual software updates when MacUpdater can do it for you automatically.

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And given MacUpdater’s comprehensive coverage of apps — it has information on 100,000 apps and counting — it’s unlikely you have any it doesn’t know about. Anything that needs an update will appear in MacUpdater’s apps list in red. You can easily filter the list to see only outdated apps or ignore certain apps you don’t want to update.

One-click software updates

And better yet, you can update about 6,000 of the most popular apps directly from within MacUpdater with one click. In these cases, not only can you skip looking around for any necessary update, you don’t have to manually download and install it, either.

Even so, if you want more apps covered, you can go with MacUpdater Pro. It supports a greater number of apps, including software types like audio plugins, preference panes, quick-look plugins and more.

Flexible application

Another benefit of MacUpdater is its flexible application. You can control it from the main app, the Menu Bar, the Touch Bar or the command line prompt on your Mac. It’s always nice to have options.

And there’s no need to worry about whether MacUpdater 2 will work with your Mac, whether it’s old or new. The utility is built to be fully compatible with Apple Silicon, so it’ll work brilliantly with an M1 or M2 Mac. And of course, it works great with older Macs, too.

New in MacUpdater 2

Screenshot of MacUpdater app
MacUpdater can automatically track the latest updates of all applications installed on your Mac.
Photo: MacUpdater

In addition to better security, streamlined processes, more filtering options and other performance improvements, MacUpdater 2 includes new features:

  • Displays and updates non-app software types like screen-savers, audio plugins and more.
  • List or apply updates with a custom “Alfred”-style workflow.
  • TouchBar support lets you access the most common functions.
  • Advanced options to schedule scans at a certain time or day(s).
  • Install apps without entering the password on non-Admin accounts.
  • Select and use common options on multiple apps at once
  • Automatically clean old ignored updates for better performance
  • Quit running apps to enable updating without confirmation

  • Full compatibility with macOS 12 Monterey and Apple Silicon chips.

Discount for Cult of Mac Readers: 15% off

MacUpdater is a simple, one-time purchase, not a subscription you have to keep paying for. And no personal data is ever collected from users.

Best of all, Cult of Mac readers can get a 15% discount on the software — just use the coupon code CULTOFMAC15 at checkout.

Price: Free for scanning. One-time purchase before discount is $14.99 for one person; $34.99 for one family; $35 per seat for businesses.

Where to download: CoreCode


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