The MacPaw Blog

Keep up with the latest innovations and evolution of software happening at MacPaw.

CleanMyDrive 2: Manage drives easily We’re so excited today — we’ve just released CleanMyDrive 2, a speedy, lightweight drive manager for Mac. The new version has turned a simple drive cleaner into a full pack of handy features. CleanMyDrive 2 cleans system trash off external drives, shows usage info with all the stats, and plus, you… Read more... A Lab is the Wildest Place You Can Be How do you shake all the creativity out of a bright designer? Give him identical landing pages to stamp, five days a week. Because the worst thing you can do with a bunch of brilliant, crazy techies is bottle them up with routine. Recently, the coolest tech companies have been… Read more... Encrypto: Encrypt the files you send We’re happy to announce that we’ve released Encrypto. It’s an easy-to-use app (isn’t everything nowadays?) that lets you encrypt files with AES-256 encryption and then send them to friends or coworkers via built-in sharing options. Just take your file or folder, drop it in Encrypto, encrypt it, and send it to anyone straight… Read more... CleanMyMac 3: Mac Cleaning Has Evolved It’s here, our third generation of Mac cleaner — CleanMyMac 3. Over the past 7 years, we’ve been working hard to craft a beautiful, yet simple-to-use, Mac optimization and cleaning tool. CleanMyMac has come a long way since it was first released. We’ve been listening closely to your feedback and have worked… Read more... A sneak peek into life at MacPaw In recent years, MacPaw has grown from a small Ukrainian startup to a well known IT company throughout the world. MacPaw has not only received praise for its award winning apps by the Mac community, but has also captured the love of millions of users. So what is MacPaw’s secret… Read more... Hider App Design: Behind the Curtain Functionality vs. purity, complexity vs. simplicity, obviousness vs. ingenuity — once you get into app design, it’s always a big challenge to find the right balance. So, what’s behind Hider’s app design? The original Hider version is about 6 years old and has already become outdated. Recently, the MacPaw team decided… Read more... MacPaw designers discuss OS X Yosemite With OS X Yosemite’s arrival fast approaching, we decided to sit down with some of our designers here at MacPaw and ask them their thoughts on the new OS. We came up with 5 questions that we thought would stir up some conversation. Enjoy! What was your first impression of OS… Read more... From Zero to Marketing in 7 Days Introduction We started as a small company consisting of only 3 people, and over the past 6 years have grown to become a company of over 50. Everything I will discuss here today we have learned from trial and error. When we started the company, I was both Marketing and… Read more... Hider 2 is Now Available on the MAS Hider 2 is an app that lets you hide and encrypt private data on your Mac. You can now confidently encrypt and password protect anything you deem confidential. And with features like custom grouping, global shortcut keys, menu bar access, and Mavericks tags compatibility, keeping track of hidden files is a… Read more... Every Explorer Needs a Map Where would Ferdinand Magellan have ended up without his trusty map? Hmm, maybe “trusty” isn’t the best adjective, as it lead him to his demise in the Philippines. But it was necessary nonetheless! Err… the map. Anyway, what I’m trying to get at is that a map is of the utmost importance while… Read more...

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