Software Updates


This check verifies that macOS and specific apps installed on your Mac are up-to-date. These are potential attack vectors and it's strongly recommended they're always up-to-date.

Time to fix

A few minutes.

How to fix

  • For macOS update go to System Preferences and click Software Update.
  • For apps, open the App Store and in the sidebar, click Updates.
  • Click Update next to an app to update only that app, or click Update All.
  • For all other apps, open them, and click Check for Updates in the menu bar.

Currently, the below 18 apps are checked for updates.

You can also use Pareto Updater to automatically update apps that are not in Apple App Store.

  • 1Password 7
  • Adobe Reader
  • Bitwarden
  • Cyberduck
  • Dashlane
  • Docker
  • Enpass
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • iTerm2
  • LibreOffice
  • LuLu
  • Microsoft Teams
  • NordLayer
  • Signal
  • Slack
  • Sublime Text
  • Tailscale
  • Visual Studio Code
  • WireGuard
  • Zoom
macOS update App Store update