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What's new in this version:

MacUpdater 2.3.0
- Improved support for macOS 13 'Ventura'
- Support for directly installing updates with packages (.pkg) without entering a password
- You can now directly update apps from the 'Update Found' notifications
- Reliability improvements when directly installing updates with packages (.pkg)
- Reliability improvements when installing updates with the privilged helper
- Resolved minor issues with our command-line client 'macupdater_client'
- Resolved issue where updates that are incompatible with your macOS version would show up
- Add support for the new (and more reliable) macOS 13 native 'Launch at Login' facility
- Add support for CLAP audio plugin format (PRO)
- Improved stability in some corner cases
- Improved support for 'Dark Mode' in the menubar interface
- Improved support for making backups on external disks that are not always connected
- Scan times are now relative dates that should be easier to read
- Minor performance improvements when scanning a large number of apps


MacUpdater 2.2.2
- Made some important internal changes to increase reliability and find more updates
- Improvements to correctly update apps with embedded internal components
- Improvements when updating apps that are currently running
- Fixed very rare reliability issues


MacUpdater 2.2.1
- Resolved issue with app-names showing up as '(null)'
- Added support for apps installed via the 'JetBrains Toolbox'
- Updated the Spanish translation thanks to Álvaro Méndez Macías
- Show diagnostic error messages when failing to launch updater-apps
- Ease mass-deployment with a new script to remotely install the helper tool


MacUpdater 2.1.3
- Add option to search and install new apps directly from the menubar
- Ensure compatibility with upcoming changes in our server backend
- You can now add folders which are scanned for non-app-software to the 'ignored folders' (PRO)
- Fixed issues related to installing some apps from macupdater.net
- The menubar interface now displays the next scan date in the tooltip of the last scan date
- Improved reliability in some cases
- Speaking Obj-C and interested in working on MacUpdater 3? We are hiring!


MacUpdater 2.1.2
- Extend the automatic-rescanning to pick up updates of apps updated at the same time
- Fix issue with automatic-rescanning after clicking the 'Open AppStore' button
- Fix issue with 'Apple Arcade' games showing up as unavailble in the Mac App Store
- Fix issue with the version numbers of apps that have been removed from the Mac App Store
- Some update-stats will be displayed in the menubar-interface starting on 1. January 2022
- Find apps that are not tracked because of a wrong installation with the Ignored Apps Viewer
- Add facility for apps to keep their license info after leaving the Mac App Store
- Significantly improved the scan-performance when launching MacUpdater for the first time


MacUpdater 2.1.1
- Increased performance of a full scan when a large number of apps is installed
- View release-notes directly in the menubar via a tooltip - available if the arrow is doubled
- Restore option to use custom icon for MacUpdater if you don't like our round or square icon
- Fix support for Aperture and InDesign plugins (PRO)
- MacUpdater now preserves custom icons for installed apps while updating them
- Fix rare issue when renaming apps to a path previously occupied by another app-installation
- Improved the command-line tool when updates have installers & add an auto-quit flag
- Improved support for Mac App Store apps by using workarounds to Apple's API bugs
- Fix rare issue with Advanced Scan Timing causing scans all the time (PRO) (build 12442)
- Fix displaying info from macupdater.net after adding ARM-info (build 12442)


MacUpdater 2.1.0
- MacUpdater is now available for purchased worldwide and via Apple Pay and PayPal
- Added support for scanning eight additional types of software (PRO)
- MacUpdater is now controllable with an 'Alfred' workflow that you can get here (PRO)
- Less annoyances: you can now change some alerts to notifications in the settings
- Added new preference option to use a Big-Sur style square icon for MacUpdater
- Updated system to display badges in the app-list: more than 3 badges are now possible
- Improved version number display to reduce discrepancies if there is no update
- Information about app homepages will now be refreshed more often
- The app-info window will now show release notes even for up-to-date apps
- The app-info window will let you know if there are ignored updates
- Added support for checking some apps in non-standard locations (PRO)
- Auto-hide some audio-plugins that are installed in different kinds (AU, VST, etc) (PRO)
- Fixed problem where 'Search for App' (⌘-F) and 'Top Apps' (⌘-T) wouldn't work
- Fixed issues related to installing some apps from macupdater.net
- Improved handling of Microsoft Office by detecting '365' licenses
- Display non-app software in the ignored apps viewer' for Free and Pro users
- Updated the Dutch translation thanks to Sander Goudswaard
- Updated the Russian translation thanks to Куклин Юрий
- Updated the Brazilian Portuguese translation thanks to 'BR Lingo'
- Improved performance, reliability and app support in some cases


MacUpdater 2.0.4
- Less distractions: Updates to MacUpdater are only checked when you use MacUpdater (build 11700)
- Bug fixes to support forthcoming update information improvements (build 11700)
- Various bug-fixes and minor improvements (build 11674)
- Improved support for Mac App Store apps (build 11667)
- Do not require quitting apps for update if they come with PKGs (build 11667)
- Resolved problem where 'Hide Mac App Store apps' would hide downloaded apps (build 11667)
- Fixed very rare issues with backups or first scans (build 11667)
- Fixed issue with some app installers like 'Amazon Music' (build 11630)
- Fixed problem where 'Scan Outdated' would not work correctly (build 11602)
- Improved support for various apps and more detailed requirement-checking (build 11602)
- Fixed regression related to audio plugins in subfolders (PRO) (build 11602)
- Improved reliability updating apps with some rare installers (build 11602)
- Resolved an appearance issues under 'Dark Mode' (build 11602)
- Resolved issues quitting 'Dropbox' and '1Password'
- Fixed localisations of the context-menu in the menubar interface
- Add missing filter options for iOS apps, Filesystems, MailBundles and Keyboard Layouts (PRO)
- Fixed issue with SetApp and MacPorts apps not being properly ignored
- Fixed issue with scanning Keyboard Layouts (PRO)
- Fixed issues related to installing some apps from macupdater.net
- Improved reliability in some cases


MacUpdater 2.0.3
- Finish translating MacUpdater into Chinese thanks to 'F1y Syn' (build 11500)
- Resolve issues when launching MacUpdater from the Disk Image (build 11500)
- Resolve issues with incorrect badges showing up for apps without proper binary (build 11500)
- Add support for launching Blizzard's Battle.net Updater (build 11500)
- Internal changes to support forthcoming update information improvements (build 11500)
- MacUpdater is now localized into Chinese thanks to 'F1y Syn'
- The menubar interface now also has the right-click contextual menu
- Add more explanations about major upgrades and 'staging' to the app-info window
- Added support for tracking Avid Audio Plugins and HAL Audio Drivers (PRO)
- Added support for tracking Filesystem Drivers, Mail Bundles & Keyboard Layouts (PRO)
- Updated the French translation thanks to Corentin Cras-Méneur
- Updated the Brazilian Portuguese translation thanks to 'BR Lingo'


MacUpdater 2.0.2
- Improved stability and app support (build 11385)
- Fixed issue with important upgrade information not being visible for some apps (build 11350)
- Fixed issue where two clicks could be required after using menubar interface (build 11350)
- Priviledged Helper tool can now update apps in folders with special characters (build 11300)
- Fixed rare issue where downloaded apps could be handled as Mac App Store apps (build 11300)
- Improved reliability for decompressing updates in DMG format (build 11255)
- Better support for apps with separate downloads for the ARM version (build 11212)
- Fixed sort order in quick-update configuration sheet (build 11212)
- Improved support for various apps (build 11212)
- Added experimental support for iOS apps on 'Apple Silicon' Macs
- Enabled password-less pre-update backups on non-Admin accounts too
- Improvements to the scan button in the menubar interface
- Improved support for Audio Plugins (PRO)
- Fixed issues with columns not resizing with the window
- Correction for spelling and grammar


MacUpdater 2.0.1
- Improved stability and app support
- Improvements for apps that have separate downloads for the ARM ('Apple Silicon') version
- Improvements for the new menubar interface related to important updates
- Improvements for the new menubar interface when in 'Dark Mode'
- Updated the Brazilian Portuguese translation thanks to 'BR Lingo'
- Updated the Dutch translation thanks to Sander Goudswaard
- Updated the French translation thanks to Corentin Cras-Méneur
- Updated the German translation
- Updated the Russian translation
- Updated the Spanish translation thanks to Álvaro Méndez Macías
- Improvements to the scan button in the main window
- Various improvements for the new purchase-process


MacUpdater 2.0.0
- IMPORTANT: the minimum system requirements have been raised to macOS 10.14
- Increased performance of scanning apps, especially with a large number of apps
- Expanded and re-designed interface to update apps directly from the menubar
- Added buttons to update multiple or all apps at once
- Added full compatibility with macOS 'Big Sur' and 'Apple Silicon' chips
- Added improved security and many additional security options
- Added a new window that shows all apps that are ignored or unsupported by MacUpdater
- Added support for displaying and updating (some) non-app software types (PRO)
- Added support for the 'TouchBar' to access the most common functions (PRO)
- Added advanced options to schedule the scan at a specific time or day(s) (PRO)
- Added support for more app-badging options including 'Apple Silicon' badges
- Added ability to install apps without entering the password on non-Admin accounts
- Added ability to select and use common options on multiple apps at once
- Added ability to view and install new apps through a new 'Discover' tab
- Added more information to the app-info window, including description, popularity and more
- Added option to rate and review apps directly from the app-info window
- Added option to filter apps by codesigning, sandbox & code-architecture
- Added option to automatically clean defunct ignored updates for better performance
- Added option to always quit running apps for updating without confirmation
- Overhauled release-notes viewer with better information for many apps
- Automatically detect problems with the network connection or firewalls
- Enabled use of re-scanning or ignoring while currently applying updates
- The 'extended progress' dialog for updates shows much more information
- Improved process of ignoring updates without additional options dialoge
- Improved release-notes viewer to show embedded release notes instead of a link
- Improved detection of correct Latest Version in some cases
- Updated the German translation thanks to Jörg Sievers
- Note: the modifier key to select alternate commands in the app-menu changed to alt/option (⌥)


MacUpdater 1.5.14
- Ensure compatibility with upcoming changes in our server backend
- Fix issue with automatic-rescanning after clicking the 'Open AppStore' button
- Hide 'Apple Arcade' games which are only supported in MacUpdater 2
- Support improvements for various apps


MacUpdater 1.5.13
- Improved support for Mac App Store apps by implementing workarounds to Apple's API bugs
- MacUpdater now preserves custom icons for installed apps while updating them
- Support improvements for various apps


MacUpdater 1.5.12
- Improved support for macOS 12 'Monterey'
- Added special handling for the Microsoft Office 2021 upgrade
- Ignore some self-made apps that should never show up in MacUpdater
- Minor speedups and improvements for some apps


MacUpdater 1.5.11
- Bug fixes to support forthcoming update information improvements (build 9100)
- Resolved problem where 'Hide Mac App Store apps' would hide downloaded apps (build 9068)
- Improved support for Mac App Store apps (build 9068)
- Resolved rare problem where the config-file could not be downloaded (build 9068)
- Added support for some apps without 'bundle identifier'
- Added support for launching Blizzard's Battle.net Updater
- Fixed problems updating some apps like 'Onyx' on recent 'Big Sur' versions
- Support improvements for various apps


MacUpdater 1.5.10
- Internal changes to support forthcoming update information improvements (build 9000)
- Support improvements for various apps (build 9000)
- Support improvements for various apps (build 8980)
- Added support for frequently changed homepage URLs (build 8980)
- Support improvements for various apps (build 8975)
- Better support for apps with separate downloads for the ARM version (build 8963)
- Improved support for various apps (build 8963)
- Various bug fixes (in build 8942)
- Fixes for apps requiring macOS 11.1+ like 'Onyx' (build 8922)
- Support improvements for various apps
- Improved detection of minimum system requirements
- Improvements to handle changed macOS version number system


MacUpdater 1.5.9
- Emergency-update that uses a new database backend server


MacUpdater 1.5.8
- Further improved compatibility with the forthcoming macOS 'Big Sur'
- Improved compatibility with some apps


MacUpdater 1.5.7
- IMPORTANT: emergency-fix to resolve issues with 'Caskfiles' stored on GitHub
- Improved support for a handful of problematic apps
- Updated the French translation thanks to Etienne Fusz


MacUpdater 1.5.6
_ Already improved compatibility with the forthcoming macOS 'Big Sur'
_ Improved compatibility with some apps
_ Improved compatibility with 'VoiceOver'
_ Updated the Russian translation thanks to Куклин Юрий
_ Updated the German translation


MacUpdater 1.5.5
- Added ability to view & copy (right-click) file checksums in the app-info window
- Added ability to view & copy (right-click) the download URL from the progress-panel
- Update config-file more often to prevent possible update failures
- Fixed version display for some Mac App Store apps
- Disable 'Update App' button once an installer has been launched
- Improved reliability and performance in some cases
- Fixed issues with backup of downloaded updates and the 'per app' limit setting
- Fixed issues with display of 'expiry' dates of ignored updates
- Updated the Spanish translation thanks to Álvaro Méndez Macías


MacUpdater 1.5.4
- Added option to rescan all apps that are outdated
- Added option to rescan all apps that have been updated outside of MacUpdater
- Added option to automatically open MacUpdater after a scan found new updates
- Added 'connection check' feature to the menu to diagnose network connection issues
- Added capability to display better explanations for complicated updates
- Added capability to show more release-notes directly in MacUpdater
- Added option to the menu to reset MacUpdater to 'factory defaults'
- Warn when asking to quit MacUpdater while an update is extracted
- Fixed issue with some menu items not working or not being greyed out


MacUpdater 1.5.3
- Added command-line client and roadmap for corporate/enterprise/educational uses
- Improved reliability when displaying release-dates and release-notes
- Prevent window flickering on 'Catalina'
- MacUpdater now keeps a log-file which can be opened from the Help-menu
- Reduced stored and runtime memory consumption
- Fixed issues with on-screen notification text being cropped
- Printing the app list now also works without selecting the table
- Improved version comparison for some apps with letter suffixes
- Added option to update config-file before re-scanning a single app
- Added hidden option to open the main window after a scan


MacUpdater 1.5.2
- Fixed issue where some rare apps would not show the correct 'Latest Version'
- Added option to move apps to the 'Trash', see the 'Read Me' for details
- Added option so that MacUpdater won't send notifications for hidden apps
- Show truncated information in tooltips in the app-info window
- Show download URL when installing apps from macupdater.net
- Add option to install apps from macupdater.net to custom app directories
- Fixed issue where 'ignore updates' dialog could show up even if it was disabled
- Improved reliability when displaying release-dates


MacUpdater 1.5.1
- Fixed problem where app-info window would open delayed or not at all
- Prevent MacUpdater from being quit while installing updates
- Re-add option to always ignore updates with default options
- Finder tags will now be preserved when updating apps
- Added workaround for a bug in macOS 10.13 which could cause very rare crashes
- Improved reliability of displayed release-dates
- Reduced memory consumption

MacUpdater 1.5.0
- IMPORTANT: The minimum system requirements have been raised to macOS 10.13
- Added advanced filter options for displayed apps, e.g. hide all major upgrades
- Added ability to sort apps by any column, including the 'update type'
- Added options to show release dates of all updates directly in the app table
- Added options to ignore updates just for a specified time ('snooze')
- Added option to display an animated scan-arrow instead of the static arrow
- Added new all-new dialoge for management of all your ignored updates
- Added options to set reminders for clearing ignored apps and updates
- Added helping animation to explain that app-info buttons can be clicked
- Added ability to resize MacUpdater's window in width in addition to height
- Added option to skip scheduled scan when the Mac is on battery power
- Added options to change the fonts being used in the app-list
- Added options to change the red & green colors used in the app-list
- Added keyboard shortcuts for all possible operations, see 'Read Me' for details
- Added option to recover a lost license-code from the Documentation tab
- Added option to 'activate' with an existing license-code from the Documentation tab
- Added workaround to a bug in macOS 10.15 'Catalina' where the window would 'blink'
- Added workaround to a bug in macOS where the menubar would not be clickable
- Added option for the threshold after how many days scans are started immediately
- Display the current size of the backup folders contents in the preferences
- Display ignored apps and folders that don't exist anymore with red text color
- Display more information about apps and updates in the app-info window
- Fixed issue with updating apps that update themselves at the same time
- Fixed issue where some rare apps would not show the correct 'Latest Version'
- Fixed issue where the window would reset to its default height
- Fixed issue with VoiceOver and Accessibility support

MacUpdater 1.4.18
- Important: make sure you have build '6420' if you plan to upgrade to 'Catalina'
- Fixed possible crashes when activating your license on macOS 'Catalina' 10.15
- Fixed need to re-enter license key upon update to macOS 'Catalina' 10.15
- Fixed issue where failed updates would not properly update the menu icon
- Fixed issue where failed updates would not be saved upon quitting
- Improved cleanup after updating apps from APFS-formatted disk images


MacUpdater 1.4.17
- MacUpdater is now localized into French thanks to Corentin Cras-Méneur
- MacUpdater will now check free disk space before applying updates
- Add hidden option to define used colors to aid color-blind users (see ReadMe)
- Fix problem where MacUpdater would scan twice when used for the very first time
- Improve reliability and stability in some corner-cases


MacUpdater 1.4.16
- MacUpdater will now show the app icon in the update progress display sheet
- Implement workarounds for bugs in macOS 10.15 beta versions
- Implement more reliable algorithm to find updates in DMG/ZIP archives
- Improve reliability and stability in some corner-cases


MacUpdater 1.4.15
- Detect when the macOS 'Quarantine' could prevent MacUpdater from updating itself
- Improved reliability and performance in some cases
- Fix 'hang' after trying to decompress rare ZIP files like from 'Signal'
- Prevent possible problems with 'Version Expired' dialoge forcing a 'Quit'


MacUpdater 1.4.14
- Important: fixed bug in v1.4.13 where major upgrades could result in broken apps
- Fixed problem where MacUpdater could Quit with an 'Expired Copy' immediately


MacUpdater 1.4.13
- MacUpdater can now directly display the release-notes of many more apps
- Fixed problem where tryout-info could show up for a split-second in licensed copies
- Fixed problem where update-check dialog could show up when opening MacUpdater's window
- Fixed rare issue where MacUpdater could send 'scan deferred' notifications every second
- Fixed rare issue on older macOS where available updates would not be shown
- Fixed rare issue on older macOS where 'Update App' would be shown without functionality
- Fixed multiple minor localisation issues
- Improved stability and reliability in some corner cases


MacUpdater 1.4.12
- Added preliminary support for macOS 10.15 'Catalina'
- Made aborting scans more reliable and also accessible through a menu-item
- Changed keyboard shortcut for aborting scans to Command-Escape
- Updated the Brazilian Portuguese translation thanks to 'BR Lingo'
- Fixed rare problem when updating apps with broken permissions through admin authorization
- Fixed an extremely rare crash


MacUpdater 1.4.11
- Improved reliability and app support
- Fixed possible problem where apps would have '.app' suffix in MacUpdater
- Fixed very rare issue where some apps would be hidden in MacUpdater
- Improved security through encrypted config-file
- Updated the Russian translation thanks to Куклин Юрий


MacUpdater 1.4.10
- Improved stability and reliability
- Improved the German translation
- Fixed a problem where some apps could mistakenly be detected as '32-bit'
- Fixed a problem where you couldn't use MacUpdater if you previously tried a 'pirated' copy
- Fixed a problem where MacUpdater's keyboard shortcuts would not work anymore
- Fixed a very rare crash while scanning damaged apps
- Fixed a possible issue where 'Setapp' apps would not be properly ignored
- Updated the Spanish translation thanks to Álvaro Méndez Macías


MacUpdater 1.4.9
- Support Mac App Store apps which have different version numbers in the store and in the app
- Support Mac App Store apps which are not actually available in the Mac App Store anymore
- Improved reliability obtaining update information especially with bad internet connections
- Apps will be automatically rescanned after launching a dedicated updater-app (e.g. Adobe)
- Displayed app-names should now always match the names that the Finder is displaying
- Fixed issue where some release-notes would not show up in the app-info window
- Fixed issue where some info in the app-info window would not have the right colors
- Fixed issue where some installed apps would not show up in MacUpdater
- Fixed a very very rare crash during scan
- Updated the Brazilian Portuguese translation thanks to 'BR Lingo'
- Added link to the used version information source in the app-info window
- MacUpdater is now partly localized into German


MacUpdater 1.4.8
- Improved stability and reliability
- Improved support for 'Dark Mode' even in the app-info window and the documentation
- Improved reliability of the automatic rescanning for installers and manual updates
- Fixed issue where running apps would need to be quit twice to be updated
- Fixed issue where window height would be reset when switching to the settings-tab
- Fixed issue where 'even newer version' message would prevent updating apps
- Increased compatibility with rare old apps with broken file encodings


MacUpdater 1.4.7
- Improved stability
- Added option to show a Dock icon additionally when the window is open
- Added option to enable scheduled scan although the window is open
- On-screen notification settings can now be configured in detail


MacUpdater 1.4.6
- Improved stability and reliability
- Add option to make 'Ignore this update' for DB-supported apps work similar to others
- Fixed new problem where app homepages won't be opened (since 1.4.5)
- Properly handle more updates than fit onto the screen in the menu
- Updated the Spanish translation thanks to Álvaro Méndez Macías
- MacUpdater can now explain for more apps why they are not displayed on drag&drop


MacUpdater 1.4.5
- Add options to open the app-info or re-scan apps with a double-click
- Further improved detection of the system requirements of apps
- Improved ability to mark paid upgrades when major version did not change
- Improved support for scanning a number of problematic apps
- Improved support for updating a number of problematic apps
- Fixed a new issue with bringing installers to the foreground
- Fixed issue where wrong info could be displayed for some apps on the first scan
- Fixed issue where backups of update downloads would have no file extension
- Fixed issue where a wrong explanation would be displayed in the app-info sheet
- Fixed multiple issues due to macOS returning cached data for network requests
- Updated the Russian translation thanks to Куклин Юрий


MacUpdater 1.4.4
- Provide support for 'Microsoft Teams' despite its broken version numbering
- Fixed issue where text in the status menu would not adapt to changed filter settings
- Fixed issue where installers would not be brought to the foreground
- Fixed rare crash after scanning
- Fixed rare issue where some apps would fail to be updated automatically
- Fixed rare issue where an incorrect number of outdated apps would be reported
- Fixed rare issue where MacUpdater would update an app to the same version
- Fixed rare issue where the 'Cancel Update' button would be invisible
- Fixed rare issue where 'ERROR' would be displayed as 'Installed Version'
- More reliable detection of the system requirements of apps


MacUpdater 1.4.3
- The app-info icon is now red if an app has moved out of or into the Mac App Store
- You can now find out why an app is not supported by dragging it onto the app-list
- Adding apps via drag&drop will now show an explanatory alert on failure
- Fixed issue where explanation about store-changes could be missing from app-info
- Fixed problem where automatic updates would not be available in some cases
- Fixed typos and improved spelling & grammar in the app and the documentation
- Fixed extremely rare crash while trying to update MacUpdater
- Improved error messages in some cases to be more helpful
- Improved support for hiding updates that are incompatible with the current OS
- Improved accuracy of the 'Latest Version' of apps that had no stable release yet
- Improved accuracy of the 'Latest Version' of apps with some very rare problems
- MacUpdater is now able to bring update-installers to the foreground
- Completed the Russian translation thanks to Куклин Юрий
- Updated the Brazilian Portuguese translation thanks to 'BR Lingo'


MacUpdater 1.4.2
- Prevent update failures due to the Mac going to sleep during an update
- MacUpdater is now localized into Russian thanks to Куклин Юрий
- MacUpdater is now localized into Dutch thanks to Sander Goudswaard
- Added option to launch the 'Bresink Auto Updater'
- Improved names of backups of downloaded updates in some cases
- Fixed multiple issues where update-installers would not be launched
- Fixed issue where an error updating an app could cause queued updates to fail too
- Fixed issue where an incorrect 'Latest Version' would be displayed
- Fixed a rare crash when downloading apps with damaged URLs
- Fixed problem where keyboard shortcuts would not work in app-info and feedback sheets
- Fixed 'Latest Version' display for Adobe Illustrator and InDesign
- Prevent the possibility of an infinite loop when loading a damaged config-file
- Reversed direction of disclosure buttons to the intended direction


MacUpdater 1.4.1
- Fixed possible crash when trying to upgrade apps with multiple installations
- Fixe rare crash when apps with missing information are installed


MacUpdater 1.4.0
- MacUpdater now has a queue so you can update multiple apps at once!
- Updates that are in-progress can now be cancelled
- You can now increase the height of MacUpdater's window to see more apps at once
- Most of the internals of MacUpdater have been rewritten for more accuracy and speed
- Show correct 'Latest Version' if your installed version is even newer (e.g. a beta)
- There are now keyboard shortcuts for all app-actions like 'Show App in Finder'
- Add option to configure the folders used for safety backups of apps or updates
- Add option to badge 'Mac App Store', '32-bit' and 'Discontinued' apps in the list
- Add option to control whether apps should be renamed during an update
- Add option to define what should happen when double-clicking an app in the list
- Add option to control whether MacUpdater should 'throttle' its scanning
- Add option to keep a specific number of backups per-app instead of in-total
- Add the ability to support apps that have not contained version numbers but now do
- MacUpdater is now fully localized into Brazilian Portuguese thanks to 'BR Lingo'
- MacUpdater is now fully localized into Spanish thanks to Álvaro Méndez Macías
- Correctly update apps like 'Thunderbird'/'OpenOffice' with localized download versions
- Improved cleanup of downloaded installer updates
- Fixed clipped 'Update App' buttons when scrollbars are set to be 'Always Visible'
- MacUpdater now changes its menubar icon while it is scanning
- Fixed problem where MacUpdater would launch the Uninstaller instead of the Installer
- Fixed problem where an installer would be launched twice
- Add hidden option (see ReadMe) not to show on-screen notifications when in front
- Fixed possible delay when trying to 'Report App Feedback'


MacUpdater 1.3.10
- Important: fix bugs related to the scheduled scan


MacUpdater 1.3.9
- Important: fix bug where scheduled scan would not be performed
- Improved support for a few apps


MacUpdater 1.3.8
- MacUpdater is now 'notarized' for increased security on 'Mojave'
- Add support for updating apps that would previously fail due to double-compression
- Fixed very rare crash when scanning some apps with broken version information
- Improved performance of scanning installed applications
- Reduced CPU-usage for scans performed in the background
- Show app-path in a tooltip when placing mouse above the app-name
- Don't offer 'Open app homepage' choice when no homepage is available
- Don't show 'All apps up-to-date' when they are just hidden due to a search-filter
- Don't perform a scheduled scan after each launch but use selected interval
- Fixed rare problem updating some apps


MacUpdater 1.3.7
- Added new FAQ entry about whether MacUpdater will re-name apps upon update
- The ReadMe has been expanded with more info about ignoring apps and updates
- When upgrading an app, use the filename of the new update and not of the old version
- When launching an installer, make sure it is brought to the foreground
- Show correct 'Latest Version' even for mislabeled versions with higher version numbers
- Fixed problem where some apps could not be updated but would show a 'download error'
- Show info in app-info-window when an app is installed multiple times
- Don't bring MacUpdater to the 'foreground' when updating an app has finished
- Prevent a rare possible crash due to system bugs in systems older than Mojave
- Prevent an extremely rare possible crash due to operating system bugs
- Fixed inability correctly show download sizes for updates larger than 2GB
- Fixed rare problem receiving from or submitting to the MacUpdater database
- Added new FAQ entry about the maximum possible manual re-scan frequency


MacUpdater 1.3.6
- Added possibility to open the homepage of many more apps
- If release-notes are unavailable, offer to view the homepage for convenience
- Fixed possible crash during the purchase of MacUpdater
- Fixed possible crash during the self-update of MacUpdater
- Fixed problem where homepage URL in app info-window cannot be clicked
- Scan the ~/Applications/ folder by default - can be turned off in the settings


MacUpdater 1.3.5
- Fixed issue where MacUpdater could not be used for free anymore
- Fixed issue where 'Mac App Store' updates could show up delayed
- Improved usability for free users by not opening the purchase window each start
- Improved stability while performing some updates
- Improved reliability for launching some 'Update Installers'
- Improved the explanations for updates that moved in, into or out of the Mac App Store
- Improved support for hiding updates that are incompatible with the current OS version
- Release notes of apps will now be displayed in the correct language (if available)
- Fixed cosmetic problems in 'Dark Mode'


MacUpdater 1.3.4
- Fixed issue where MacUpdater would not start scanning on the first launch
- Added explanation regarding the 'Microsoft Office 16.17' update
- Added full support for macOS 10.14 'Mojave' and the 'Dark Mode'
- Improved support for displaying correct version numbers for some apps
- Improved support for hiding updates that are incompatible with the current OS version
- Fixed multiple issues where it was impossible to send feedback for some apps
- Improved display of release notes of some apps


MacUpdater 1.3.3
- Fixed issue where updates could be missed due to caching by the operating system
- Add option to auto-relaunch apps that have been 'Quit' in order to apply the update
- Made 'Upgrades' easier distinguishable from normal 'Updates' through bold font
- If notifications are enabled, show a notification when scanning has finished
- Display info when launching installers for apps that are installed multiple times
- Reworded on-screen notifications so that they'll fit even when using the 'Alert' style
- Add the ability to detect the actual 'Norton Security' version despite its broken updater
- Fixed a problem where some URLs from the app-info would not be clickable for some apps
- Fixed issue where feedback that an update should be ignored couldn't be sent
- The folders-lists in the settings are middle-truncated now to differentiate long items


MacUpdater 1.3.2
- Improved support for some apps
- Prevent display of wrong version numbers due to temporary network or server failures
- Show 'app has been updated' dialog only as notification that doesn't need dismissal
- Re-scanning apps that have been uninstalled will now remove them from MacUpdater
- Improved feedback submission for apps with multiple installations or ignored updates


MacUpdater 1.3.1
- Improved support for some apps
- Fixed possible crash on older operating systems
- Fixed display of some update version numbers
- Ignored apps & updates have been reset, please re-evaluate them


MacUpdater 1.3.0
- Added all-new info-button that shows release-notes and info about the app and update
- Added or improved support for hundreds of apps
- Moved to a new database for improved accuracy and fewer beta-versions: please allow a week until the previous level of information is available
- Implemented a completely new feedback dialogue for problems regarding apps or updates:  if you've previously submitted feedback that has not been addressed, please try again
- Improved scan-performance to scan faster and use less memory
- When updating apps that are currently running, MacUpdater will now offer to quit them
- Offers to open app homepages instead of launching apps during a the ‘manual update’
- Don't fail cryptically when updating apps that have been updated outside MacUpdater
- Allow more frequent manual rescans
- Accept drag & drop of apps you’ve just installed, no need for a full re-scan


MacUpdater 1.2.10
- Move to a faster server for our database backend
- Improved version display accuracy for a number of apps
- Improved detection updates performed outside of MacUpdater
- Fixed wrong date of last scan in menu
- Less beta releases should show up in the future


MacUpdater 1.2.9
- Fixed problem in v1.2.8 where MacUpdater would depend on installed 'Developer Tools'


MacUpdater 1.2.8
- Added option to menu in menubar to start a manual scan of your apps
- Fixed problems with many some updates
- Fixed problem with Spotify beta versions showing up
- Fixed updates for Firefox ESR & Chrome's Beta or Dev variants
- Fixed updates of 'Onyx' on macOS 10.14 'Mojave'
- Correctly show upgrades to other apps in the Mac App Store with lower version numbers


MacUpdater 1.2.7
- Add support for Google Chrome's Beta, Dev & Canary variants
- Fixed inability to launch some installers
- Fixed problems with updating apps on systems older than 10.13
- Fixed problems on systems where 'ruby' complains about insecure folder permissions
- Improved update-detection for some apps
- Initial support for macOS 10.14 'Mojave'
- Clean up created temp-files better


MacUpdater 1.2.6
- Improved stability
- Fixes for updating some apps


MacUpdater 1.2.5
- Improved stability


MacUpdater 1.2.4
- Improved stability
- Fixes for installing updates
- Fixes for users that use the Mac App Store of another country than their system settings
- Fixed menu-icon for 3-digit update count as well as tight-fit 1-digit update count
- Fixed list of apps with updates in menubar to be alphabetically and not reversed
- Improved version display accuracy for a number of apps


MacUpdater 1.2.3
- Fixed problem where updating apps would often fail with an "extraction error" (since 1.2)


MacUpdater 1.2.2
- Added support for updating 'Audacity'
- Improved stability
- Fixed inability to update apps with direct .PKG download like MAMP/OneDrive (since 1.2)
- Fixed many possible problems when opening the main window during a running scan


MacUpdater 1.2.1
- Fixed problems on Mac OS X 10.11 'El Capitan' where MacUpdater never worked properly
- Fixed many cases where updating an app would fail
- Fixed a crash related to updating apps with Installers or the Mac App Store
- Add option to open the homepage of an app also to the (context) menu


MacUpdater 1.2.0
- Added support for updating many more apps like Sonos, Synology, etc
- Fixed errors while trying to update some apps
- Fixed version number display for some apps
- Show download URL while downloading updates
- You can now double-click an app in MacUpdater to open its homepage, if available
- Always display progress when downloading updates
- Made sure not to update non-english Firefox to an english version
- Fix problems related to unavailable config files
- Added support for tracking the Firefox ESR version
- Don't force a full re-scan when removing apps from the ignore-list
- Fixed a rare crash related to apps like 'Wacom Tablet Utility' or 'Pullover'
- Fixed a rare crash related to updating apps with Installers or the Mac App Store
- Ignore 'wineskin' apps, which have no comparable versions


MacUpdater 1.1.1
- Increased number of free app-updates from 5 to 10
- Updates installed through the MacAppStore are now detected, no need to re-scan anymore
- Change 'Update' button title to 'Upgrade' when we suspect updating might cost money
- Fix very rare crash
- Fix update check interval setting not working
- Fix scan interval setting not working
- Fix number of backups setting not working
- Fix version-display and updates of LibreOffice and Microsoft Teams
- Fix Adobe mixup
- Add new FAQ entry about why there is no 'Update-All' button
- Add new FAQ entry about the roadmap for future MacUpdater versions
- Add new FAQ entry about how MacUpdater protects from Paid Updates
- Add new FAQ entry about how MacUpdater protects from Incompatible Updates


MacUpdater 1.1.0
- Add option to make backups of downloaded installers
- Add option to make backups of replaced old apps
- Fix updating apps that have a direct .PKG download like MAMP or OneDrive
- Add information about updates to menu when displaying icon in the menubars
- Add option to launch apps via context-menu
- Fixes for crashes related to having misconfigured version 1.0
- Prevent infinite loops during scanning
- Prevent scanning of troublesome folders


MacUpdater 1.0.1
- Fix crash when trying to update some apps
- Fix crash when subfolders of scanned folders are added for scanning too
- Fix updating some apps with installers
- Made ability to launch Microsoft or Adobe updater apps more obvious
- Fix display of app-icon in the documentation window


MacUpdater 1.0.0
- First offical stable release

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