3rd Party App Developers

3rd party app developer tips for formatting listings on MacUpdate.com.

Why wasn’t my app submission accepted on MacUpdate?
Reasons for not getting listed are potentially very broad. Typical software that doesn’t get accepted on MacUpdate include: Dashboard widgets that are...
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016 at 4:38 PM
Selling Your App on MacUpdate
Users who discover an app on MacUpdate will want to buy it. That's why we created an easy way for any developer to sell their app(s) directly to the M...
Fri, 27 Apr, 2018 at 11:40 AM
Viewing app download and sales statistics
Once your apps are listed and for sale on MacUpdate, you can login and view your developer dashboard to view stats on how many people are downloading your a...
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016 at 4:49 PM
Promoting Your App on MacUpdate
Once your app is listed on MacUpdate and you have a live Enhanced Product Page, it can now be considered for MacUpdate Promo and for Enhanced Product Page D...
Mon, 10 Apr, 2017 at 4:56 PM
Listing Guidelines
In order to bring some regularity and clarity to the listings found on MacUpdate.com, we’ve developed some guidelines that we adhere to as much as possible...
Thu, 26 Apr, 2018 at 8:10 AM
How can I get comments on my listing reviewed?
If a comment on one of your listings appears to be spam, please let us know by sending an email to updates@macupdate.com If you find negative comments on...
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016 at 4:38 PM
Hosting an app download on MacUpdate
MacUpdate offers app download hosting for developers; all we ask for in return is a visible link on a developer's website back to the listing info page...
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016 at 4:43 PM
Reading and replying to comments and reviews
Replying to user reviews and comments shows that you are a supportive, trustworthy and engaged Mac app developer. Even when people post negative feedback, e...
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016 at 5:00 PM
Why maintain separate listings instead of a combined one?
There will occasionally be some fragmentation within the MacUpdate database resulting from multiple listings for what seems like alternate versions of the s...
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016 at 4:36 PM
Why update old listings instead of make new ones?
MacUpdate editors occasionally receive submissions for updates to apps that mark significant steps forward in development cycles, but are still fundamentall...
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016 at 4:37 PM