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Free Mac Application Download Sites

This info from https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/download-safe-secure-mac-apps/ and summarized on 3/15/2023.

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SiteURLWOTRepComments
MacUpdatehttps://www.macupdate.com/91/1000/100Apps are hand picked. Has free and paid apps; some link to Mac App Store. Categories.
Softpediahttps://mac.softpedia.com/93/10010/100Files updated daily so you can get latest version. Many apps tagged with “100% Clean” label. Some user reviews.
Pure Machttps://www.pure-mac.com/92/1000/100More than 80 categories to search. Downloads are via links to app's publisher or developer. See: antivirus link below.
CNET Downloadhttps://download.cnet.com/mac/90/1000/100Software is tested rigorously. CNET bans apps with confusing end-user license agreements, or that modify browsers or security settings, or that send info about you to developer. Many CNET editorial reviews.
MacAppshttps://macapps.link/?0/100Similar to Ninite on Windows. Select apps from the list, MacApps gives you a custom Terminal command, which downloads the apps.
Mac App Storehttps://www.apple.com/app-store/92/1000/100IN theory has robust processes to prevent malicious apps; but isn't perfect though.

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/best-totally-free-antivirus-for-mac/

free_mac_app_download_sites.txt · Last modified: 2023.03.15 14:18 by Steve Isenberg