Many Mac users often forget to update installed applications to the latest versions. For this reason, they lack the latest features and capabilities, vulnerability fixes, and many other security improvements.
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Updates for Mac Software
Fortunately, Apple developers have provided the ability to automatically install software updates. This feature is present in all new versions of macOS and even older OS X update function.
In this article, I will show you how to install application updates on your Mac yourself or automatically. At the same time, all applications will receive available updates. Agree, a very useful feature of the macOS.
Read more: How to Install Updates on Mac?
How to Updating macOS Software?
Here are some fairly simple steps that will allow you to install available updates for applications on your computer:
- Open the Mac App Store;
- Go to the Updates section;
- Here you can see all the applications in need of updates;
- We do a manual update for each app, or click the “Update All” button.
How to Enable Automatic Updating for macOS Software?
Open System Preferences -> Software Update -> Advanced, and activate, if necessary, the following items:
- Check for updates;
- Download new updates when available;
- Install macOS updates;
- Install app updates from the App Store;
- Install system data files and security updates.
However, it is worth mentioning that the update functions should be avoided if you prefer to work with a specific version of the application. If you are not one of these users, then feel free to click “Update All”.