March 16, 2011 in Promotions (E)
[prMac.com] Traverse City, Michigan - MacUpdate rolled out its Spring 2011 software bundle Wednesday, featuring an unprecedented collection of 10 first-rate Mac apps, including Parallels Desktop 6, for just $49.99. The limited-time bundle represents a savings of 87% and includes:
1. Parallels Desktop 6* ($79.95) - The newest version of the #1 Mac virtualization software, Parallels Desktop allows you to run Windows, Linux, and other operating systems at the same time as Mac OS X. MacTech found Parallels Desktop 6 outperforms the competition in 84% of benchmarks.
2. 1Password 3 ($39.95; Mac or Windows) - The #1 password manager for Mac and a must-have application for everyone; optionally available as the Windows version for those wanting to use it with Parallels.
3. MacUpdate Desktop 5* ($10; 6 month subscription) - Our premium service for automatically downloading & installing updates and new apps.
4. MacDVDRipper Pro 2* ($9.95) - The #1 DVD ripping tool, for copying encrypted DVDs to your Mac for backup or viewing without the disc.
5. DVDRemaster Pro 7* ($49.95) - A robust media utility for re-compressing DVDs and converting/exporting DVDs to any format (iPod, iPad, iPhone, AppleTV, etc.).
6. Hands Off!* ($24.95) - Powerful security tool that monitors all incoming and outgoing connections to your Mac, as well as restricting app access to disks.
7. App Tamer* ($14.95) - Automatically pause unused apps in the background, so they don't consume any CPU cycles or use up battery life.
8. TechTool Pro 5.0.7 ($99) - A leading tool for keeping your Mac and its hard drives healthy; included in the bundle is the latest bootable DVD image that supports all Macs released to date except the newest MacBook Pros.
9. A Better Finder Rename 8 ($19.95) - The #1 bulk file renaming utility for Mac; perform simple or complex renaming operations in seconds.
10. Civilization IV* ($19.99) - Legendary turn-based strategy game, Game of the Year winner.
11. [Bonus] Divvy* ($14.00) - Powerful workspace manager, move and organize your windows with just a keystroke. (Available to the first 10,000 bundle buyers.)
* denotes first time the application is being offered in a bundle
"We're extremely proud of the lineup of apps in our latest bundle," said Misha Sakellaropoulo, COO of MacUpdate. "Not only is the offer a tremendous value, but every Mac user will immediately benefit from many of the included titles."
Pricing and Availability:
The MacUpdate Spring 2011 Bundle is available for $49.99 (USD) exclusively from MUPromo and ends March 31, 2011. For an additional $9.99 (worldwide shipping included), buyers can purchase the bundle on 2 DVDs, which includes a bootable TechTool Pro DVD.
MacUpdate was founded in 1997 and has since become the leading Mac software site on the Web. The site remains independently owned and operated and represents one of the largest Apple communities online. MacUpdate Promo was launched in 2006 and delivers 24-hour daily software deals and periodic bundles.