A Mac Community Built on Engagement

MacUpdate began in 1996 as a forum for Mac enthusiasts to discuss and track Mac software updates and releases. Now, over a million users discover, discuss, try and purchase over 40,000 apps from over 6,000 developers.  Learn more about us.

No two MacUpdate users or developers are the same, so user profiles help give transparency and credibility to discussions. MacUpdate doesn't display full names or contact information on public profiles, so the community can feel confident that their identity is safe. Create your profile now!

Product Pages
From free utilities tools to advanced medical imaging software, each app listed on MacUpdate is unique. Search results feature app version, category, community rating and price. MacUpdate works with developers to describe their app in detail, including version release data, requirements and download information, and users leave reviews about their experience.

Trusted Services for Users & Developers

MacUpdates makes app discovery and purchasing easy, enjoyable and secure . We maintain all app product page information, host discussion forums so users and developers can communicate with transparency, verify developer profiles and manage a trusted platform to collect and distribute app sales. Learn more about selling your app on MacUpdate.

Product Verifications
MacUpdate users and developers can be confident in the accuracy of all apps listed on MacUpdate.com. Product pages are updated 24/7 with information collected by our dedicated team of content specialists. The MacUpdate user and developer community also contributes to the app information that is reflected on product pages to keep us on our toes. If you have an update, please let us know.

User Discussions
Users and developers also build trust and cultivate their reputations by engaging in User Discussion forums. Reviews, comments and ratings ensure that users have the opportunity to discuss app functionality while also giving developers the opportunity and transparency to respond and address reviews directly, all with limited moderation from MacUpdate.

Payment System
Our convenient payment system supports many currencies and several types of payment and payout methods. MacUpdate collects payments from users at the time of purchase and distributes payment in set time intervals to developers. This way, users and developers can feel confident knowing that MacUpdate will securely process and deliver payment for all app sales.

Customer Support

Whether you’re looking to purchase Mac software or sell your apps, we’re here for you during and after your experience. We've answered the most common questions about MacUpdate in our Support Center, and for everything else you can contact us directly.