MacUpdate has one of the best bundles we have ever seen on a wide-ranging set of Mac software. You are breaking even with the VMware Fusion 4 headliner, but there are great apps up and down the lineup including Drive Genius disk utility, PDFPen 5 PDF editor, Snapheal photo editing, Forklift FTP/Finder Utility, Typinator 5. These are all great apps.
* 1. VMware Fusion 4 ($49.99) * 2. Drive Genius 3 ($99.00) * 3. PDFpen 5 ($59.95) 4. ForkLift 2.5 ($29.95) * 5. Typinator 5 ($33.00) * 6. DesktopShelves 2 ($14.99) * 7. Snapheal ($14.99) 8. Boom [2-Mac Home Pack] ($10.99) * 9. Phone to Mac ($24.95) * 10. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed: Ultimate Sith Edition ($29.99) * 11. Worms Special Edition ($9.99)
* = has never been in a bundle before
The total value is $377.79 — 78% off = $49.99, as always.
Full release follows:
MacUpdate March 2012 Bundle: VMware Fusion 4, Drive Genius 3, PDFpen 5, and 8 more for 87% off
Traverse City, Michigan – MacUpdate launched its latest Mac software bundle Wednesday, featuring another unmatched collection of 11 popular Mac apps for just $49.99.
The limited-time offer represents an 87% savings and includes major Mac titles like VMware Fusion 4, Drive Genius 3, and PDFpen 5, all together at their lowest price ever.
VMware Fusion 4 ($49.99) – From the global leader in virtualization, VMware Fusion 4 allows you to effortless run Windows apps concurrently on your Mac without having to reboot. Easily migrate your existing PC and files, import other virtual machines, or start fresh to open your Mac to a new world of apps, games, and devices.
Drive Genius 3 ($99.00) – Arguably the most powerful disk utility on the planet, Drive Genius 3 covers all the bases an app in its class should: from partitioning to preventive maintenance to cloning, defragging and much more. No wonder its the utility of choice for Apple’s own Genius Bar technicians.
PDFpen 5 ($59.95) – With an elegant and intuitive interface, PDFpen is the PDF toolkit that’s a joy to use. Easily add text, images, or signatures to PDFs; rearrange pages, redact private information, resize or delete images, and even OCR text.
ForkLift 2.5 ($29.95) – Quite possibly the most versatile utility ever made for the Mac, ForkLift was originally conceived as a robust FTP client for transferring files but has since evolved to the point of being a full-blown Finder replacement with dozens of features that are sure to save you time.
Typinator 5 ($33.00) – A powerful type-expansion tool that works across all your apps, Typinator allows you to create shortcuts for commonly used text and graphics. New scripting capabilities let you take advantage of dynamic features, like automatically performing currency conversions or looking up stock quotes
DesktopShelves ($14.99) – Clean up your Desktop’s clutter with DesktopShelves, a handy utility that turns folders into virtual floating shelves for easily accessing your frequently used files and text snippets.
Snapheal ($14.99) – Repair and edit photos like a pro with Snapheal, a new photo retouching tool that’s easy enough for beginners to use. With just a few simple steps, you can erase unwanted objects from photos, make skin imperfections vanish, delete text, enhance images with the clone & stamp tool, and more.
Boom ($10.99) – Boost your Mac’s volume to new levels with Boom, a utility that allows you to increase the volume of any app or media file and also adds a system-wide equalizer for fine tuning your Mac’s audio performance.
Phone to Mac ($24.95) – Easily transfer music and other media files from your iPod, iPad, or iPhone to your Mac and perform other syncing and backup operations that iTunes normally doesn’t permit with Phone to Mac, a useful utility for an iOS user.
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed: Ultimate Sith Edition ($29.99) – Embrace the dark side of the Force with this exciting third-person action/adventure game that casts players as Darth Vader’s Secret Apprentice, unveiling new revelations about the Star Wars galaxy.
Worms Special Edition ($9.99) – The newest version of the classic turn-based comic game where each player tries to pick off their opponents’ worms using a host of crazy weapons and crafty tactics. With 65 single-player missions, 4-player local multiplayer support, 46 weapons and utilities, and high-def graphics, Worms will keep you entertained for hours.
“We’re especially proud of our March 2012 bundle lineup,” said Misha Sakellaropoulo, COO of MacUpdate. “Titles like VMware Fusion 4, Drive Genius 3, and PDFpen 5 are well regarded as some of the finest apps on the market, and we’re able to offer them together with eight other apps at an unprecedented price.”
Pricing and Availability
The MacUpdate March 2012 Bundle is available for $49.99 (USD) exclusively from MUPromo.com through March 28, 2012. For an additional $9.99 (worldwide shipping included), buyers can purchase the bundle on a USB flash drive.
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.
- Last Chance for $49 MacUpdate Bundle – ends today (9to5mac.com)