My suggestion to everyone is to just go to work on Friday. Highways are empty, clients don’t call, and since it’s likely your coworkers won’t be there, you can wear that “Dragon Commander” t-shirt you have without fear of repercussion. If you do have to spend Black Friday shopping, here are some stellar Mac software and hardware deals, most of which you can take advantage of from the comfort of your own home…or office, depending upon whether you followed my advice.
- Appy Fridays is featuring thre Mac apps with the discount up to 80%: ColorStrokes, Alarm Clock Pro, and Keyboard Cowboy.
- Jumsoft, a developer of high-quality applications for Mac OS X and iOS, is delighted to announce a special Black Friday promotion for its entire line of products. From Thursday, November 22 to Monday, November 26, all of Jumsoft’s applications, templates, and illustrations will be offered for half the price. The deal applies to products available through Jumsoft’s website as well as the Mac App Store and the iTunes App Store.
- MacXDVD has announced its 2012 Black Friday giveaway and welcomes all people to get renewed MacX DVD Ripper Pro v4.0.0 as freebie before Nov. 30. MacX DVD Ripper Pro 4.0.0 is the latest version, recently upgraded offers 300 output files for any devices, overhauled Mac style interface, optimized video editing function, better accessibility to latest DVD movies, faster ripping speed, batch conversion mode and so much more.
- Yummy Software has announced that the newly updated, Mountain Lion compatible, Yummy FTP, Yummy FTP Watcher, and Yummy FTP Alias products are all on 50% discount from Friday 23rd November 2012 through Monday 26th November 2012 using the coupon code CYBERSAVER. Yummy FTP is an FTP + SFTP + FTPS file transfer client which focuses on speed, reliability and productivity. Yummy FTP Watcher automates uploads, downloads and syncs between your Mac and any number of FTP, FTPS and SFTP servers.
- Get award-winning web design application Freeway Express, and the fantastic new HTML5 gallery and slideshow application Exhibeo at 50% off this holiday season, or buy both together for only $39. Freeway Express is the perfect way to introduce yourself to the world of web design, with templates to get you started and design freedom to keep you going. Exhibeo is a superb companion to make your images really shine on the web.
- Black Friday is here and Mac App Deals seeks to again be the preferred method for keeping up with all of the Mac software discounts across the web. Mac App Deals is solely focused on finding and reporting on all of the best discounts available for Mac software, both directly from developers as well as from the Mac App Store. There will be hundreds of apps on sale over the weekend and Mac App Deals will keep Mac users informed about all of the best deals available.
- iFunia Studio has announced a special 20% discount for Thanksgiving 2012. The iFunia product lines cover a full range of multimedia processing software for Mac and Windows, including iFunia Media Converter, iFunia DVD Creator, iFunia YouTube Converter and others. It offers best solution to HD videos, like MTS, M2TS, MKV, and solutions for portable devices. Discount coupon “IFUN2012″ can be used on checkout to redeem the 20% off entire site.
- Tropical Software, Inc. has announced their Thanksgiving, Black Thursday, Black Friday through Cyber Monday promotion. TopXNotes is an award-winning full-featured personal note manager. TopXNotes is great for holiday gift lists, party and menu planning, recipes, travel notes and directions, and organizing all the little bits of information cluttering your desktop. Tropical Software offers TopXNotes at a discount of 25 percent starting immediately through Cyber Monday, November 26, 2012.
- Aperio Lux has announced that all applications will be on sale for Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Users can buy uDesktop HD, IconFly, and Tell Note for Mac discounted to 50% off of their original price. IconFly is a simple and convenient means of creating icons from images. uDesktop HD is not just your personal wallpaper manger but a whole world of color and magic. Tell Note is an easy-to-use tool for audio recording conference, lectures, notes.
- Creaceed’s Black Friday sales include 70% off Hydra Pro and Hydra Express for Macintosh.
- equinux presents an amazing exclusive price drop, but only from Black Friday till the end of Cyber Monday. Save 50% on every product in our Black Friday promo. The clock is ticking, so what you are waiting for?
- Apparent Software’s Productive Macs Black Friday bundle includes 9 well-known productivity applications, such as TextExpander, Path Finder and TaskPaper for $29.99 (at 87% discount). They are also offering a 50% discount on all Apparent Software applications.
- Left Coast Logic is running a “Thanks for Giving” sale through November 25th on SmartDay for OS X. The top selling Mac organizer during it’s launch in June, SmartDay is now only $9.99 (originally $19.99).
- Adobe has released special Black Friday pricing on Adobe.com for Lightroom 4 ($119: originally $149), Photoshop Elements 11 ($59.99: originally $99), Premiere Elements 11 ($59.99: originally $99), and the Photoshop Elements 11 & Premiere Elements 11 bundle ($89.99: originally $149).
- Stellar Data Recovery, the world’s leader in data recovery software & lab services, celebrates “Thanksgiving Day” by offering lucrative discounts on its Bestselling award winning utilities of Data Recovery, Repair, Backup & Maintenance tools. Stellar has especially designed “Super Saver Bundles” catering to different user needs.
- Ergonis Software is glad to announce a Black Friday shopping event for their popular productivity tools PopChar, Typinator, and KeyCue. With PopChar, thousands of special characters are only a few clicks away. Typinator automates the process of inserting frequently used text and auto-correcting typing errors. KeyCue is a tool for learning and remembering keyboard shortcuts. Customers visiting the company’s online store before Monday, Nov. 26th, can save of up to 51%.
- DEVONtechnologies, LLC offers 25 percent discount on all new purchases of its software products as well as on all upgrades on Black Friday through Cyber Monday weekend starting November 23, 2012. Products offered fro sale include DEVONthink, DEVONnote, DEVONagent, DEVONsphere and MyThoughts. Customers find more information about the exclusive Black Friday though Cyber Monday deal on the DEVONtechnologies website.
- If you have any two of MacPhun’s Mac apps (Snapheal, FX Photo Studio or ColorStrokes), you can get the third one absolutely free. Simply email MacPhun a screenshot of your Mac dock with any two of their apps, and they’ll email the 3rd (missing) app for free. Plus, all three apps are available with at least a 50% discount until Monday.
- Cirrus Thinking, maker of the award-winning Dolly Drive cloud backup and storage for Mac, is offering a deal for Black Friday 2012. With Dolly Drive’s Black Sheep Friday, Mac users have even more reason to rejoice. With a promo code, purchasers can get 20 percent off Dolly Drive’s Mac-centric online backup, sync, and file storage service, plus a 30 day free trial period. Dolly Drive REVO version, is an all-in-one sync, store and backup service designed for the Mac experience.
- Starting today, Nov. 21, through next Tues., Nov. 27th, Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac can be purchased for $59.99 ($20 off) and upgrades are $39.99 ($10 off, when upgrading from Parallels Desktop 7 or 6). Additionally, Parallels is giving away a grand prize of a Retina MacBook Pro with Windows 8 and Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac, plus a copy of Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac every day.
- Are there people in your life who might like to explore the Bible in a new way? Give them Glo Premium at the best price ever, and for a limited time get the NKJV translation included: a $4.99 value! They will get 3 DVDs with Glo content to install on Mac & PC for offline access, plus they can access premium media and translations on their iPad and iPhone—up to 5 devices! The promo card that comes in this bundle will also add the NKJV to the iPad and iPhone (Mac & PC coming soon). A $95 value!
- Real Software, creator of Real Studio, the cross-platform desktop, console and web development tool, has announced that Real Studio will be on sale for Black Friday, November 23, 2012, the biggest shopping day of the year. From 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM CST, all new Real Studio licenses will be discounted to 30% off of their original price. Developers can create powerful cross-platform applications for Mac OS X, Windows, Linux and the web ranging from utilities to full-featured enterprise applications.
- Coladia has announced a special Black Friday promotion on their Mac Games. Until 24th november 2012, games will be sold half price. The deal applies to all games sold on the Coladia’s webstore and the Mac App Store. The game titles include Dracula 3, Nostradamus: The Last Prophecy, The Secrets of Da Vinci, Return to Mysterious Island 1 & 2, Cleopatra: A Queen’s Destiny, Destination: Treasure Island, Secret of the Lost Cavern and The Fall Trilogy Chapter 1.
- For a limited period, Deliver2Mac is giving all their loyal customers an amazing 25% off all the top Mac games, including Hearts of Iron 3: Their Finest Hour, The Witcher 2, X3: Albion Prelude, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare and a whole lot more. The offer ends 12pm GMT, November 25th.
- Just in time for Thanksgiving and the Christmas shopping season, three Feral Interactive games are on special at the Mac App Store for at least 50 percent off. The three games are 50% off Batman: Arkham Asylum (now $19.99), 52% off BioShock 2 (now $11.99) and 60% off Tomb Raider: Underworld (now $9.99).
- Enjoy a cornucopia of holiday bargains without even getting out of your PJs! GameSamba announced today that Remanant Knights and Realms Online will both feature several Black Friday events and opportunities throughout the holiday weekend for scoring great deals on in-game items. Every hour beginning at 12.01am Pacific Time, Remnant Knights will offer discounts of 50 to 75 percent off one item per hour, including pets, mounts, outfits and more. Grab major deals on items like the Love Machine, Mini Penguin, and Pajama Outfit.
- Forget about those Thanksgiving Day football games! Indie Royale invites you to take a seat at the big kid’s table with the Stuffing Bundle, which feature five great games that will leave you wanting seconds! Read on for more information about the bundle and don’t forget to tune into Streamlicious, a 100-hour indie game stream for charity on November 23. Viewers will be able to watch gameplay for all of the games included in this bundle and become eligible to win one of 10 donated Indie Royale Stuffing Bundle keys!
- 10tons has placed a couple Mac games on sale through CyberMonday. Get Joining Hands for $1.99 and Azkend 2: The World Beneath for $3.99.
- To celebrate Thanksgiving and the beginning of the Holiday Season, 99Games is organizing the 99Games Thanksgiving Sale 2012. During Thanksgiving and Black Friday, WordsWorth, Nightclub Mayhem, The Jim & Frank Mysteries and Prison Mayhem for OS X will be available for the incredible price of $0.99.
- The Hyper Black Friday special is going on now. Get up to 50% off all iPhone, iPad, MacBook accessories.
- Get 40% off BearExtender Mini USB WiFi Booster for Macs, a long range WiFi booster designed for Apple computers. It picks up WiFi signals 2 to 4 times the distance of standard Apple Airport cards.
- GelaSkins is running their annual 20% off everything sale through Cyber Monday. Stock up on cases, prints, skins and more. More protection, less dough.
- RADTech’s Black Friday sale includes free worldwide shipping on orders of $30 or more (use promo code BLACKSHIP3 when checking out), plus up to 45% off select products.
- UNIEA is launching a storewide sale at uniea.com for the Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales weekend. Use promo code BLACK40 at checkout to get 40% off your entire order of MacBook accessories, plus $7.95 flat rate shipping worldwide.
- KB Covers is offering 25% off everything storewide, including their keyboards, keyboard covers, and speakers. Use promo code KB12BLACK at checkout to claim your discount.
- MacTech’s Black Friday Special is an annual subscription today for only $19.95. Save almost 90% off the newsstand price, when you take advantage of this special offer. Existing subscribers can extend their subscription with this offer.