AUSTIN, Texas – May 28, 2009 – MacUpdate has kicked off its Spring 2009
software bundle, the most ambitious bundle the company has launched to
date. Featuring 11 first-rate Mac applications including two major
commercial titles, Micromat’s TechTool Pro 5 and Parallels Desktop 4, the
bundle delivers more than $500 worth of software for just $49.99.

Included in the bundle:

* TechTool Pro 5 ($98): Just released in January, TechTool Pro 5 is the
newest version of Micromat’s acclaimed disk utility. TechTool Pro 5 will
keep your Mac running in top shape! Check the health of your RAM and hard
drives, repair problems, optimize performance, and be ready in case
disaster ever strikes! Buyers will receive a link to download a bootable
DVD image of the software to burn, which can be used to boot and fix all
but the newest March 2009 Macs.

Notable Mentions: MacFormat Choice Award (5/5 rating), 4/5 rating from
Macworld U.S., 4.5/5 rating from MacUser UK

* Parallels 4 ($79.99): Run Windows, Linux, and more alongside your Mac
with ease. Parallels supports virtual machines with up to 8 cores, 8GB of
RAM, and 3D acceleration for maximum performance. Parallels recently bested
the competition in performance in most tests conducted by MacTech magazine.

Notable Mentions: 5/5 rating from MacUser UK, 4/5 rating from MacFormat,
4/5 rating from Macworld UK

* Circus Ponies Notebook 3 ($49.95): Organize your digital life. Take
comprehensive notes with audio annotations, track your tasks, and collate
you ideas, clippings, photos, and more with this versatile organizer.

Notable Mentions: 4.5/5 rating from Macworld, 4.5/5 rating from Macworld
Australia, 4/5 rating from Mac|Life

* Intego NetBarrier X5 ($49.95): Robust firewall and intrusion detection.
Make sure that online only what you want gets out of your Mac and that
nothing you don’t want gets in.

Notable Mentions: 4/5 rating from Macworld

* DVDRemaster Pro 5 ($44.99): Backup your DVDs and put them on other Apple
devices. The easiest and most powerful tool for duplicating DVDs, creating
backups, and converting movies for use on other devices like iPod, iPhone,
and AppleTV.

Notable Mentions: 4/5 rating from MacUser UK

* Multiplex ($35): Your Mac is your new DVD player. Browse and watch your
entire DVD collection from your Mac with a gorgeous interface.

* RipIt ($18.99): Copy DVDs to your hard drive with one-click and create
region-free, encryption-free backups. The perfect complement to DVDRemaster
Pro and Multiplex!

Notable Mentions: 4/5 rating from Macworld

* MoneyWell ($49.99): Manage your personal finances. Direct connect
banking, envelope budgeting, transaction and cash flow management all in a
simple, single-window interface.

Notable Mentions: 4/5 rating from MacUser UK

* Paperless ($44.95): Digital document manager. Manage your receipts and
document collections from a single app. Great for expense reports, taxes,
and dozens of other uses!

* Posterino ($24.95): Put your photos to good use. Create attractive
posters, stylish postcards, photo frames, greeting cards and more.

Notable Mentions: 5/5 rating from Macworld UK

* BetterZip ($24.95): Take Mac OS X’s built-in .zip compression tool to the
next level. Extract only the files you want, create and encrypt archives,
split large files, and more!

Notable Mentions: 4/5 rating from MacUser UK, one of John Gruber’s
favorites (

“It’s great to be delivering another stellar line-up of applications to Mac
users,” said Nate Houle, coordinator of MacUpdate Promo. “Especially in
this economy, we’re pleased to be able to offer such quality apps with
broad appeal at such a low price.”

Pricing and Availability

The MacUpdate Holiday Bundle is available for $49.99 exclusively from
MacUpdate Promo through June 12.

About MacUpdate

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