A Two-Fer From Version Tracker

VersionTracker.com has launched a new service, VersionTacker Plus and a new version of VersionTracker Pro, bringing it to version 2.0. VersionTracker Plus is a new service designed for software update management, and features extended functionality of the basic VersionTracker Web site. The VersionTracker Pro update features a Mac OS X only palate and real time update posting. According to VersionTracker.com:

VersionTracker.com, recently named "Best Utility Website" in Time Magazine, today announced the launch of VersionTracker Plus, a new subscription-based service designed to make software update management easier and more flexible. VersionTracker Plus pre-sales begin immediately and the service will activate May 23.

VersionTracker Plus extends the functionality of the basic VersionTracker.com site with update customization and by allowing users to create filters for updates based on software title or category and auto-generated email alerts. Key features include:

  • Download cart - Organize downloads with a cart and compare to your Watch List
  • Top downloads - See what updates the VersionTracker Mac community is downloading
  • Archives - View the releases for yesterday, the day before, or any day
  • Advanced search - Improved search to get straight to the updates you need
  • Direct download link - Download updates directly from the homepage or More Info pages without the interstitial ad page
  • Editoris picks - Find the best shareware and updates released everyday direct from your favorite VersionTracker editor-
  • Advertising - Speed load time by customizing VersionTracker to turn ads on or off

May 23 also marks the release of version 2.0 of VersionTrackeris VersionTracker Pro service. Pro is now licensed to support up to 10 Macs and has several new features, including a Mac OS X only palate with the updates posted continuously to the desktop in real time. Pro also includes all of the functionality available in Plus.

You can find more information about the VersionTracker Plus service, and the VersionTracker Pro update at the VersionTracker.com Web site. Pre-sales of the VersionTracker Plus service are available for US$19.95 until May 23rd, and the latest version of VersionTracker Pro is available for US$49.95.