I’d like to take the opportunity to say thanks to all of you who have been participating in the PluginUpdate public beta. From day one, the beta has been far more popular than we ever imagined it would be, and we’ve gotten so much great feedback from you that we definitely have our work cut out for us.
In that light, we’ve decided to iterate on the beta in larger functional chunks at a time, because we’ve rapidly identified numerous opportunities to massively improve and expand the core user experience of PluginUpdate. The current beta is a bare-bones preview of what is to come.
Many Windows users have been asking when the Windows beta of PluginUpdate will go live. The answer is: some time this Summer. We’re very sorry to keep Windows users waiting, but supporting the myriad configurations possible on the Windows platform is a massive undertaking in itself. The good news is, we’re making quick progress, and it’s going to be just as easy to use as the Mac version.
We’re also working on the PluginUpdate Store, as well as a suite of tools for plugin developers to use. We’re committed to making PluginUpdate the best and easiest way to manage and shop for audio plugins, and we highly value all of the input we’ve received from you.
Thanks again for making our beta such a great success, we couldn’t have done this without you!
CEO, Kazrog LLC
PluginUpdate 1.0.2 Mac Beta fixes the crashing behavior some users experienced during scan with the 1.0.2 release from a few hours ago. It is recommended for all users.
Our second public beta for Mac, PluginUpdate 1.0.1, has been posted to our server. Simply run PluginUpdate, and it will notify you to download the new version, or you can go to the download page.
PluginUpdate 1.0.1 adds a progress meter, and many other enhancements. See the version history for details.
Pro Tools Expert has posted a review of PluginUpdate Public Beta 1.0.0 already. We haven’t even been live 24 hours, that’s amazingly fast! Here’s their video review that accompanies the text review:
So, the number one bit of feedback so far from the user community has been about the password strength requirements. We’ll be making this much easier in our next update, with a password strength meter and less stringent requirements. We’ll also be adding deeper links to plugin sub-sites.
Thank you to the Pro Tools Expert team for the excellent and honest review! We agree with all of your feedback, and we want to make PluginUpdate the best it can be.