MacUpdate Desktop Common Q's

Answers to questions related to MacUpdate Desktop and memberships.

How do I ignore apps in MacUpdate Desktop?
Skip this update Right clicking an update-ready app and selecting “Skip this update” will keep Desktop from alerting you to the current update; it will al...
Fri, 29 Apr, 2016 at 12:30 AM
Using PayPal to purchase a MacUpdate Desktop membership
A free account can be upgraded to a MacUpdate Desktop membership from within that MacUpdate Desktop app or from the membership upgrade page, but both of the...
Tue, 27 Jan, 2015 at 9:18 PM
Why do some apps have a "Show file" button and others have "Open?"
MacUpdate Desktop saves you time by fully installing and cleaning up Mac apps with just 1-click. But not all apps are compatible with the MacUpdate Desktop ...
Fri, 29 Apr, 2016 at 12:31 AM
Disable MacUpdate Desktop push notifications
MacUpdate Desktop displays an alert in Notification Center when one of your apps has been updated on You can customize or disable these alert...
Fri, 29 Apr, 2016 at 12:30 AM
Getting Started with MacUpdate Desktop
Downloading Mac apps in your web browser is a terrible user experience, plain and simple. Macs are supposed to be easy to use but most people can't figu...
Fri, 29 Apr, 2016 at 12:49 AM
Understanding MacUpdate Desktop 6 Preferences
While the new MacUpdate Desktop 6 is incredibly easy to use, we also provide a number of preferences so you can really make it your own. Here’s what ...
Tue, 27 Jan, 2015 at 9:20 PM
How many Macs can I use MacUpdate Desktop on?
You can use MacUpdate Desktop on up to 5 of your personal Macs. For licensing options that include a larger number of machines, please send us an email and ...
Tue, 27 Jan, 2015 at 9:20 PM
Apps aren't being recognized by MacUpdate Desktop anymore
If MacUpdate isn't recognizing popular Mac apps (they show up as "grey" and disabled), it's because your MacUpdate Desktop prefs file has ...
Fri, 29 Apr, 2016 at 12:28 AM
What if I don’t want one of my apps to automatically update?
That’s no problem at all, simply right-click on any application and choose “Ignore” to prevent MacUpdate Desktop from updating it.
Tue, 27 Jan, 2015 at 9:21 PM
How do I uninstall apps with MacUpdate Desktop?
When using MacUpdate Desktop 6, you likely will discover apps that you no longer use. Beyond simply taking up valuable space on your hard drive, outdated an...
Fri, 29 Apr, 2016 at 12:29 AM