UpdateAgent has been updated to version 10.0.4 by developers InsiderSoftware.

UpdateAgent 10.0.4 - which updates Mac applications - offers improved performance, enhanced scheduling capabilities, and includes a new power-management feature.

With support for Mac OS 9 and X, UpdateAgent 10.0.4 updates Classic, Carbonized, and Cocoa applications.

Version 10.0.4 scans for updates 30 per cent faster than before, according to the company. The app can be programmed to run when a Mac is not in use, and put to sleep courtesy of the scheduling feature.

The update is free to registered users, a demo version is also available. A year of updates costs $49.95. Available direct from the manufacturer.