So I’ve had a VersionTracker Plus account for 2 years now. Plus, not Pro? Nope. Plus gives me watchlists (never use them), email notifications, or so I think (never use them), no ads (very convenient) and direct download links. Which is nice. But why do I have to pay for many of these things in the first place?

Today VersionTracker sent me a mail stating I need to renew – my current subscription runs out in 3 weeks. If anything like last year, I should wait another couple weeks, and they’ll offer me the renewal at a discounted price (from $24.95 to $19.95). But is this really something I want?

I’m fond of updates, and I need, or want, an update listing without ads. So the dilemma is: should I ditch VT in favor of MacUpdate, which is also only $20? I much prefer MacUpdates philosophy and staff over VTs. Views?

 

One Response to “VersionTracker vs. MacUpdate”  

  1. 1 Eivind Lie Nitter

    I’d say yes, go for MU. If you don’t like it, you can always go back to VT next year, hehe..

    As you like MU’s staff/philosophy, I don’t see the dilemma, except if you like VT’s design/functionality a lot..


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