MAL Updater OS X


MAL Updater OS X is a lightweight, fast and accurate open source MyAnimeList scrobbler for macOS. It’s a scrobbler that is written in Objective-C that automatically updates your list while you watch Anime through any of the supported players (Mplayer, VLC, mpv, Kodi, Plex Theater and more) including legal streaming sites like Crunchyroll, Daisuki, Viz, Netflix, Viewster, Funimation and more.

MAL Updater OS X also has customizable global hotkeys, setting episode offsets in Anime Exceptions and ignore rules (for directories and filenames (with Regular Expressions support)).


Download Latest Version | Download Lastest Beta (Registered users only)
Buy a Donation License on Fastspring
Download Latest MAL Updater OS X Textual Plugin (Textual version 6,0 or later)
Current version is 2.3.7, Released October 19, 2017 and is Developer ID signed. Latest beta version is 2.3.7b2.

Note that MAL Updater OS X is Open Source shareware. You may use the program for free, but it will show a reminder message every few weeks and extra features might be locked. If you like MAL Updater OS X, please support us by donating.

You can also install MAL Updater OS X through Homebrew Cask: brew cask install mal-updater

Older releases can be seen here.

MAL Updater OS X requires macOS Mavericks or later and a MyAnimeList account. Compatable with macOS Sierra and High Sierra.

MAL Library


MAL Library is a native MyAnimeList library tracker and the successor of MAL Client OS X. You can manage your anime and manga library on MyAnimeList, import/sync lists from other anime/manga discovery sites, search for new titles, view information about various anime and manga titles, browse previous seasons and currently airing shows and more. No longer you have to manage your list using the MyAnimeList website, it can be easily done with MAL Library. Now on the Mac App Store.


Download from Mac App Store
Download Latest Limited Version (2.3.2)
Buy a Donation License on Fastspring
Manga and additional features can be unlocked with a donation key
Download Latest Open in MAL Safari Extension (1.1)
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MAL Library requires a 64-bit Intel Processor (Core 2 Duo or better) running macOS 10.10 or higher and a MyAnimeList account. MAL Library is compatible with Yosemite, El Capitan, Sierra and High Sierra.

Note that MAL Library is Open Source shareware and Manga list management and additional features like forum browsing (implemented in the future), list import from other sites and list statistics will require a donation key. By donating, you can unlock this feature and support the development of MAL Library. Note that the donation key will work in MAL Updater OS X as well and vice versa.

If you purchase MAL Library from the App Store, you can register MAL Updater OS X for free. Click here to learn more.

Open Source

Unlike MAL Updater, MAL Updater OS X and MAL Libraryis open sourced licensed under the Modified BSD License, meaning that you can improve on the code or learn from it.

Source code can be seen at Github: MAL Updater OS X, MAL Library.

Note that certain classes may have different OSS licenses.


Have any problems or any feature suggestions? Share them at the official MAL Updater OS X Club or file an issue on here for MAL Updater OS X and for MAL Library, here.