Setapp is a collection of curated mac apps
New Mac App Subscription Service 'Setapp' Offers 60 Mac Apps for $9.99 Per MonthFollowing a beta testing period of more than a month, Mac app subscription service Setapp today officially launched to the public, making a collection of Mac apps available to users for a low monthly fee. Priced at $9.99 per month, Setapp is designed to be an alternative to the Mac App Store.
Hands On: New Setapp service brings subscription apps to the MacFor one monthly fee Mac users can have full use of 61 apps using the subscription-based SetApp. AppleInsider investigates whether "software as a service" is a good model, and delves into the financials of it for mainstream users.
Hands on with Setapp: Getting started with the Netflix of Mac appsMacPaw, the company behind the famous CleanMyMac hard drive cleaner, has launched Setapp, a subscription-based alternative to Apple's Mac App Store. With Setapp, a single subscription currently lets you access more than 60 curated Mac apps for a $9.99 fixed monthly fee.
MacPaw's Setapp service offers a suite of Mac software for a monthly feeEvery time a piece of big-name Mac software goes to a subscription-based model, reactions are mixed. TextExpander even reversed its decision, bringing back a stand-alone version of TextExpander 4 to sell alongside the subscription-only TextExpander 5. Now MacPaw wants to make subscription-based Mac software popular by offering a bundled suite of apps for $9.99 per month.
Two months+ in with SetappI ran into another easily remedied situation. I downloaded two apps from the Setapp folder, tried them out, and decided that they were of no real use for my situation. I then launched my App Store version of Clean My Mac 3 and unistalled the two aforementioned apps.
Favorite Mac Apps from 2017 - The Mac ObserverJust because there's so much focus on the iPhone and iPad doesn't mean the Mac didn't get any cool app releases in 2017. Check out TMO's list with a few of our favorites. Setapp came on the scene this year with an interesting take on the subscription software model: give uses cafeteria-style app choices for a single monthly fee.
Setapp At 5 Months: 10,000 Users and Better App DiscoveryMacPaw's Setapp subscription service, which provides access to 77 Mac apps for $9.99 per month, has gained an AI-based recommendation engine. Adam Engst took the opportunity to check in on how Setapp is doing, both overall and for participating developers.
Setapp by the numbers: here's how the 'Netflix of apps' is doing so farMacPaw's Setapp subscription app service is about to enter its second year since launching a public beta last December and is officially opening for business in January. So, how is the Netflix of Mac apps doing so far? MacPaw shared a few key numbers with 9to5Mac to offer a glimpse at the business of selling subscriptions to Mac app bundles.
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