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Music software beaTunes - $19.95 @ Mac Update

Fun to use and a great way to organise your music by key. Auto playlists. Works with iTunes. Price for today only (I already bought it at full price).
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Call of Duty Modern Warfare Bundle - CoD4, MW2 & MW3 (Steamplay - Mac and PC) £21.46 @ Mac Update

Not much to say here, it's Modern Warfare Steam codes going cheap.
Nookster Avatar2y, 4m agoFound 2 years, 4 months ago4 Comments
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Can they be bought individually?
Or $11.66, whatever tickles your scrotum.
£7 each! Really?
Confirmed steam codes BTW, everyone can get their game on, even though it's a MacUpdate promo

Little Snitch (Mac Firewall) @ Macupdate $19.99 / £12.00 4 More days

OFFER EXTENDED FOR 4 MORE DAYS This is the best Mac firewall program. Block incoming badies but even better stop outgoing connections too. I paid full price and don't regret it. Bargain at 43%…
nobblynoel Avatar2y, 9m agoFound 2 years, 9 months ago22 Comments
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First app I bought when I switched to Mavericks. If you have a Mac then you really should buy this.
The name Little Snitch may make you think this is all about blocking illegal software from calling home but that is far from the full picture. This is in my opinion the best software firewall for Mac which is an essential security tool for anybody using the internet. And especially if you travel with your computer and use cafe/hotels etc.
Thanks original poster, bargain! I've been looking for an offer on this for a while. You can try this software for free but in demo mode you have to switch it on every 3 hours. I've just purchased as it's a great piece of software to protect your Mac. If you take your laptop out of the house then yes this is for everyone.
Is it really needed for the average user?

No, only if you plan on using illegal software that calls home oO
Sounds like the average user to me, then.
Is it really needed for the average user?

No, only if you plan on using illegal software that calls home oO

MacUpdate Bundle 9 Apps incl. TechTool Pro 7, Civilization V: Gold Edition, + more $49.99 (aprox £32.00)

The MacUpdate bundle, includes the following apps: TechTool Pro 7 ScreenFlow 4 PDFpen 6 Civilization V: Gold Edition Snapheal Pro Vitamin-R 2.0 Choco 2 DeltaWalker 1.9 Aurora 5
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thanks for posting - nothing for me here, Civ but I'm told steam PC version is crossplay??? and better
I was expecting it to go cold tbh, as i know Apple haters will hate regardless if its a good deal. But as long as the post helps at least one person get something cheaper, frankly couldn't care how cold it gets
in that case i put my hands up and im wrong...

All i saw was mac update and stopped reading and smiled...

i take back my comments
you should read it again

No I know what your comment was intended at, But I wanted you to publicly make yourself look like an idiot!

I started off mad at you, now I actually feel sorry for you, MacUpdate is the name of the website, Just like Humble Bundle.

Nobody is paying for any update. Thank you though for making me realise why people get confused and scared when they see the word Mac.

Edited By: BuzzDuraband on Sep 19, 2013 22:15

MAC Call of Duty Bundle: Black Ops+Add Ons +CoD4 +CoD2 for £26.20

This may have been posted before but it didn't jump out at me when i searched but this seems like a blinder of a deal for Mac owners at least. The Ultimate Call of Duty Mac Bundle - 1 day left.
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Macupdate's freebie bundle worth £130 - free registration required

something for Mac Users MACUPDATES are giving away 9 free apps - not tried them and there might be other better free equivalent: Backblaze Online back-up service for your Mac. Back…
fizz Avatar3y, 8m agoFound 3 years, 8 months ago1 Comment
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Sorry, might little one unplugged my machine as I was posting the deal - so there was a deal but no info.

Edited By: fizz on Mar 21, 2013 08:44

MacUpdate Bundle 10 Mac Apps including Parallels Desktop 8 for $49.99

This bundle includes 10 Mac applications, including Parallels Desktop 8
How_Much Avatar3y, 9m agoFound 3 years, 9 months ago3 Comments
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Lol desktop apps isn't apples strong point.... Cold, even if free. Useless junk

well if that's your point of view you are wrong as parallels let's you run windows on a mac so you don't need to rely on apples software
Lol desktop apps isn't apples strong point.... Cold, even if free. Useless junk
am i right in thinking this is the cheapest possible way to get parallels 8? as the rest of the stuff is of no interest, looks like crap really, but the fonts look interesting. it's about £34 in real money

Synium Software - Animationist £9.80

This software creates logos and animations for use in iMovie, Final Cut etc. for Mac users only (sorry). Normally £20.99 in the App Store, works out around £9.80 with currency change ($14.99 in t…
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Very odd lol

MacUpdate December 2012 Bundle - 11 Apps 90% Off £31.90

11 Mac Apps for $49.99 (I paid £31.90 through PayPal). You might not find all the apps useful but there's two cracking games in there. List of apps: Data Rescue 3 Espresso 2 Snapz Pro X 2.5…
iamscottwebber Avatar3y, 11m agoFound 3 years, 11 months agoAdd Comment

Parallels desktop 8 upgrade (mac) £21.77

Parallels Desktop is simply the world's bestselling, top-rated, and most trusted solution for running Windows applications on your Mac. With Parallels Desktop for Mac, you can seamlessly run both Wind…
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You can get the full version for £35 from

P.S. you normally can't post non UK deals on this site.
"Students only"

From their site: Students, teachers and parents/guardians of students are entitled to purchase. So that covers most households! Also there are no checks made for those who wish to ignore the requirements!
Switched to my iMac desktop & laptop last year there is no way I would want anything to do with windows on it.
I decided just to use bootcamp and for work apps that are IE based I use crossover. But not a bad deal if you use parrallels.
Or realize you've over paid for a computer and buy a PC

Not a chance
Or realize you've over paid for a computer and buy a PC

MacUpdate Promo Bundle 10 apps including Paralles Desktop approx £35.00 ($49.99(

The full bundle includes (retail value in parenthesis): - Parallels Desktop 7 ($79.99) - Run Windows and Linux apps alongside Mac OS X. - ScreenFlow 3 ($99.99) - Screencasting software allowing…
bojangles Avatar4y, 6m agoFound 4 years, 6 months ago59 Comments
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How about if the partition is a Hackintosh windows OS?

It can be done if you mean you are dual booting Windows and OSX on a hackintosh . This link is pretty old, so the steps required might have changed since then. Just search around that site or your favourite hackintosh forum for up to date instructions.
yeah agreed @Softpurple they bumped it up to 15000 so plenty of time..... still good deal
BusyCal is an amazing app, far far better than outlook and iCal.
You should also check out Fantastical or QuickCal. Both very good apps, especially if you use them in conjunction with Alfred...
[quote=ahotukdeal] is there an application that can run in Windows with OSX using the Windows partition hard drive instead of creating a large image file that is reads and writes to?

Parallels and Fusion can use your Bootcamp partition as well. You might have issues with Windows activation depending how it has been installed, but this can be worked around.

How about if the partition is a Hackintosh windows OS?
9731 bundles sold - so less than 300 left to get the 11th app busy cal

lol you must be knew to MU Promo :) They will continue to bump it up until around 25,000-30,000 bundles sold each time a target is hit. It's just a lame sales tactic to encourage spontaneous purchases. Something they have been doing for years.

MacUpdate Spring 2012 Promo 11 Apps 87% Off £31.50

11 Apps, some good some not so great. Includes VMWare Fusion 4 which normally costs you £31.50 anyway, so if you plan on getting that may as well get the whole bundle. List of Apps: VMWare Fusi…
KIT786 Avatar4y, 8m agoFound 4 years, 8 months ago25 Comments
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Looks like they removed vmware fusion. :-(
Parallels is better for games and anything needing GPU acceleration but VMWare is better for updates as they don't force you to pay for each major revision
Im tempted for VMWare Fusion. How does it compare with Pararells?
Worth it just for Fusion

MacUpdate Spring 2012 Bundle - Save 87% £32.00

The latest bundle delivers at 11 Mac applications for $49.99 (a $377.79 value if all purchased separately). Notably, it includes VMWare Fusion 4 for the first time. Fusion is a popular virtualization
Treas0n Avatar4y, 8m agoFound 4 years, 8 months ago12 Comments
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Nice was going to buy Forklift for $30, but might aswell get this.
You won't notice any difference between VMWare 4 and Parallels. The main difference now is Parallels has an aggressive yearly update policy that is mid cycle while VMWare is normally good for a couple of years with plenty of updates and cheaper upgrade path.

Drive Genius is very good, Boom is handy and I have alternatives to the others.

But if you need VMWare or Drive Genius then it's worth buying.
Very good bundle for the bucks
Phone to Mac is an incredible app I use it all the time, allows you to browse the contents of your iPhone backups i.e SMS, Address Book etc and also pull your media from your/your friends iPhone to your iTunes library
And for those that don't want to use the original posters referral link :

Edited By: consumerway on Mar 14, 2012 14:15

Call of Duty 4 + bonus of COD2 for MAC OS X for $14.99 @ MacUpdate £9.40

Just got an email for today only at Mac Update, they offering for MAC OS X COD4 and COD2 for $14.99. Be prepared for a huge download of 7GB. Email Excerpt:- Bonus: Buy Call of Duty 4 today fro…
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thanks mate they are
Phil is rite, MW2 and 3 r da best
Phil is rite, MW2 and 3 r da best
mw2 and mw3 are the best cod games
This is by far the best game in the series and even though CoD 2 is a WWII game and a bit old it is still great fun.
This is by far the best game in the series and even though CoD 2 is a WWII game and a bit old it is still great fun.

Single player wise I'd agree.

CoD2 had the best multiplayer though as it was skill based. Everything after CoD3 multiplayer wise is based on who can camp the longest and get the most CPU controlled killstreak kills.
The game can be activated in others contry ? And is it muli language ?

New Mupromo Mac software bundle (saving $691 94%) £31.20

This comes around every year I think. Some good software at a brilliant price. It lists what you get with full descriptions for each so you can decide if its for you. It comes with ne…
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Pretty much every other active mac bundle out there right now is better than this imo.

Meh looking pack :|
Depends on whether the apps are useful for you or not.

Of course. However, I think there are better open source or free alternatives to many of them e.g. handbrake for the dvd ripping one.

Although postbox and totalfinder are the true stars of this bundle. If i didnt already have the two i would have bought this.
Depends on whether the apps are useful for you or not.
worth it for totalfinder and postbox. the rest look like a load of tat.

MacUpdate Fall 2011 Bundle (Including Toast Titanium 11) @ £31.35

Usual seasonal release from MacUpdate, includes Toast Titanium 11. Toast 11 Titanium Printopia Data Rescue FX Photo Studio Pro Fantastical iStat Menus Phoneview Concealer E…
celticwiseman Avatar5y, 2m agoFound 5 years, 2 months ago12 Comments
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Like I said it is not illegal to make a back up copy of a dvd you own as stated in your attachment.
Also it is not illegal to make a back up of a copy you own.

I did not know Handbrake could decrypt copy protected DVDs, as this has always been illegal in the UK and not completely legal in the US.
Also it is not illegal to make a back up of a copy you own.
I have handbrake but thought it was just to have a playing video of your dvd on your mac, file size is only 1gb - 2.5gb, can handrbrake make a full copy of the dvd.
I've used handbrake for commercial dvds. worked a charm

Free The Secret of Monkey Island Special Edition For Mac

Sign-up to the MacUpdate Promo emails and get the fantastic Secret of Monkey Island Special Edition FREE
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Ahh I love this series! Need a PC version!
hot hot hot!
damn it wish this was for PC sooooo badly - voted hot anyway!
Spose its worth getting something for free when you spend 3 TIMES the amount you would pay for Windows.

May want to actually research that one, Macs are more expensive but I really doubt you can get a quad core i7 for a third of the price of a MacBook Pro.
I don't have a Mac, but I'm not jealous. Hot deal and good on you Apple fans!

MacUpdate Spring Bundle - Includes Parallels 6 & Civ IV - £32.00 @ Mac Update

11 apps for $50 which is about £32 in proper money. Inlcudes Parallels 6, 1Password, DVDRemaster Pro, Civilization IV, TechTool Pro and other apps that are on the link Seems like a good pric…
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Purchased this bundle but noticed that MacUpdate Desktop is a subscription service and you get 6 months free with the bundle with your profile set to AUTORENEW at $20 per year after that.

So if you don't want your credit card being charged in 6 months time, you can set your profile so that it doesn't automatically renew.

1. Login into with your email and password

2. In your profile page, click on 'Purchases'

3. On the right hand side is the option to switch off Member subscription auto-renewal

4. Confirm the changes by clicking on 'Preferences' and then the 'Subscribe' tab

5. Ensure that there is no tick in Auto-renew annual Membership w/MacUpdate Desktop (update billing)

Took a couple of screenshots for the above but not sure how to upload them.

Edited By: jagsheer on Mar 18, 2011 13:11
charged twice for this... not happy
Could anyone confirm whether you’d be able to use an existing bootcamp partition with this version of parallel? I’ve been trying to search on google but I’m getting conflicting information!

Yes, you can. Here's what I did:-
Installed Parallels
Ran it, clicked Open, there was a My Boot Camp icon already there
Clicked it, logged in when prompted
After waiting ages for Parallels Tools to install (stalling at step 4 of installing Parallels Tools), clicked the top-right padlock to get into the VM, got that damned MSN Messenger out of the way along with a couple of other updates that had decided to rear their heads
Got frustrated when the VM hung on the way down, and even more frustrated when it wouldn't come back up
Ended up rebooting the Mac with a 4-second press of the power button.
All now working fine now though! :-)

Windows will need re-activating, but it'll probably do that automatically anyway unless you force it to.

Edited By: Dear Mr Echo on Mar 17, 2011 13:54
Heat. Great for new users. I'd like a few of the apps but can't really justify the price. Anyone interested in splitting a bundle?

I want Divvy, Hands Off!, App Tamer, Civilization IV and A Better Finder Rename and will go 50/50 with someone who is only interested in the "bigger" apps. Hopefully not breaking any rules with this offer. MacUpdate allow you to registered each app with whatever name you want, so a plit would still have the apps registered in your name

MacUpdate December 2010 Bundle - $49.99 £33.00

Don't miss MacUpdate's newest software bundle, the absolute best value for Mac users this season. Buy for yourself or as gifts for friends... with 11 of the best Mac apps for 90% off you can't go wron…
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I'd have to agree with zaft here, that 1password and Flux are worth getting this bundle for.

However you can't get all those apps for anywhere else cheaper so why the cold votes?
1password and Flux are the standout apps that I can see.
Dont recognise any of these, is there any 'Killer App' worth buying it for?

MacUpdate Summer 2010 Bundle $49.99 (Toast 10 Titanium and other stuff) £33.00

12 Apps for $49.99 includes Toast 10 Titanium. RRP is $443 and if you're one of the first 10,000 to buy it you get 2 more apps for free Apps are : Toast Titanium, Live Interior 3D Std.,…
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Head's up regarding the OS compatibility support required by the bundled apps (copied off of the deal website).

1. What version of Mac OS X do I need to use the bundle apps?

Some applications are compatible with Mac OS X 10.4 "Tiger", while others require Mac OS X 10.5 "Leopard".

The minimum requirements for the latest versions of each app are:

Mac OS X 10.4 (Intel/PowerPC): Live Interior 3D Standard, Get Backup Pro

Mac OS X 10.5 (Intel/PowerPC): Toast 10 Titanium, Espionage, ShareTool, Cashculator, Concentrate, MindNode Pro, Voila

Mac OS X 10.5 (Intel-only): My Living Desktop

2. Do all the applications work with Mac OS X 10.6 "Snow Leopard"?

Yes, all of the bundled applications are fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.6.

Edited By: Scotty Boy on Sep 08, 2010 14:50: Edited the Post
Amazingly good deal for Mac users, been meaning to buy an updated version of Toast for ages then this deal comes along and I get it at a much cheaper price than I can find it anywhere else plus I get a couple of useful apps that I'd be tempted to buy anyway thrown in at no extra cost! For anyone concerned if this offer and MacUpdate are both legit, MacUpdate has been around for many years, I personally have bought many a discounted app including the last couple of bundle offers without any issues. It's also worth keeping a regular check on their daily offer page (once the bundle offer ends) as they feature a different app each day usually discounted by between 25% and 60%, again I've purchased plenty of great apps at greatly reduced prices via their daily deals.
Bargain if you want Toast - but last years Parallels offer was much better.
Used to include Parallels, reason I got it.
It's all above board, the macupdate site has been going for years. This is just part of a regular bundle they do every now and again.
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