Name Your Own Price Mac Bundle Offers 10 Apps With 10% Going to Charity

Wednesday April 17, 2013 3:25 PM PDT by Jordan Golson
StackSocial has launched its second 'Name Your Own Price' Mac bundle, offering 10 Mac apps to any purchasers who pay more than the average purchase price (currently $7.99). Anyone paying less than the average price receives just three apps.

Additionally, ten percent of the purchase price goes to one of three charities: Child's Play, the World Wildlife Fund, or Creative Commons.

The three apps that every buyer gets are:

Elmedia Player Pro - $20 - Flash Video Utility
HoudahSpot - $29 - Spotlight Addon
PhotoBulk - $10 - Watermark and Photo Utility

Buyers that pay more than the average price also receive:

DiskTools Pro - $80 - Hard Drive Utility
CrossOver 12 - $60 - Run Windows Software
Snapz Pro X - $69 - Screenshot and Video Utility
Paperless - $50 - Document Manager
Mac Blu-ray Player - $60 - Blu-Ray Player Software
Gemini - $10 - Duplicate File Locator
Musictube - $11 - YouTube Music Player

The deal ends in just over 7 days and it's likely the price will rise slowly because buyers need to pay at least the average price in order to get the full selection of apps.

MacRumors is an affiliate partner of StackSocial.

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21 months ago

Mac Blu-ray Player? :confused:

You know, so you can watch Blurays... on a Mac. This is confusing?
Rating: 4 Votes
21 months ago
Mac Blu-ray Player? :confused:
Rating: 2 Votes
21 months ago
A lot of people have been wanting Snapz Pro for cheap.
Rating: 2 Votes
21 months ago

Mac Blu-ray Player? :confused:

You just have to supply a blue ray drive since no Mac comes with one built in.
Rating: 2 Votes
21 months ago
Just a word of caution, I installed Houdahspot, not really knowing what it was. I then tried to uninstall it. What a nightmare. It puts stuff in your services, it installs a helper app that even though it is not in my user profile to start on login, it still does anyway.

They most annoying this is that they don't have removal instructions of the houdah website. You are left trying to figure it out yourself.

I think I got enough pieces removed to not show in services, or the finder bar. I could still have some stuff scattered on the computer though.

Anyway, good bundle except for the lack of uninstall options for that program.
Rating: 1 Votes
21 months ago
i'd been looking for a time to afford the mac blu ray player software for months. i was going to hope to get it for around £30 in a sale. but this deal takes 'the cake'. £5 for the blu ray player software? thats a steal.

i have a blu-ray drive thats been looking to compliment the app.

the rest are a bonus.
Rating: 1 Votes
21 months ago

I then tried to uninstall it. What a nightmare.


I am sorry HoudahSpot left you with a bad impression.

The HoudahSpot download comes as a single file:
Typically you would copy that to your Applications folder.
Should you later want to remove it, you can simply drag it to the Trash.

Like most well-behaved Mac applications, HoudahSpot stores it's preferences in ~/Library/Preferences. HoudahSpot actually uses two files: com.houdah.HoudahSpot.plist and com.houdah.HoudahSpotHelper.plist. It also creates a folder in ~/Library/Application Support to hold support files like the license file.

These files are so small, they probably not worth worrying about. If you do, you can simply drag them to the Trash. Alternatively you could use an uninstaller tool like AppZapper or CleanMyMac to remove these files when uninstalling HoudahSpot.

The 3 features listed under HoudahSpot > Preferences > Helper are implemented using a background application:
This runs and stays in System Preferences > Users & Groups > Login Items as long as any of those features is enabled. lives inside and is thus automatically removed when you trash HoudahSpot. If you wish to clean the dangling entry in Login Items, you can just delete it there or disable all 3 listed features before trashing

Under HoudahSpot > Preferences > Advanced you have the option of installing a button in the Finder toolbar. This is just an alias. You may remove it at any time by command-dragging it out of the toolbar.

Under Mac OS X, applications can provide system-wide services. Applications advertise their service. The system shows services applicable to the current context in the Services and context menus.

HoudahSpot's services don't use any separate installs. They are part of the actual applications. Once you empty the trash, they will no longer be available.

In short: HoudahSpot is uninstalled by dragging it to the Trash. At worst inert files worth a couple kilobytes will be left behind.

Pierre Bernard
Houdah Software s.à r.l.
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21 months ago

Of course not!

Sorry I now know what you meant originally. I didn't know of the macbook air until I saw that you had to be the highest payer to be entered, I agree with you there that they are buying high money purchases and only giving 10% to charity. Sounds like a very profitable way of doing business to draw people in with good intentions that suit you better than what your main marketing point is.
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21 months ago
The Blu Ray movie player requires that you download and activate it within 90 days or miss out incase anyone wasn't planning on installing it.


There are only two that would be of any use to me really...Disk Tools, and the Blu Ray Player, although I have other Apps that do that anyway. However I think it a good cause and for that reason, I think I'll donate $15 or so and grab this deal...some of the apps may well be useful on m rMBP.

remember only 10% goes to charity so if you don't really care for the apps you may as well go to whatever charity website you want and donate the full amount to them. Disktools pro is a good buy though :) Maybe spend $8 and then donate whatever else you want to the charity through their website instead.
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21 months ago


You're a good guy Pierre Bernard


I discovered that Snapz Pro is no better than quicktime screen recording nor built in os x screenshot haha. Nevermind! I actually really like Screeny for screen recording. I tried Screenflow but dislike how I cannot select a region. Screeny + After Effects/FCP/Premier is a winner in my books. Gemini cleaned up my iPhoto library for big space savings. Quite happy to get free software (always donate to the charity I chose anyway).
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