Release history for Microsoft AutoUpdate (MAU)

We recommend that you always update to the latest version of Microsoft AutoUpdate (MAU).

The following table provides release history information for Microsoft AutoUpdate. The table is ordered by release date, with the most recent release date listed first. All update packages are 64-bit.

Note

  • Download links are only provided for the most recent release of Microsoft AutoUpdate
  • Microsoft AutoUpdate provides updates to various Mac products from Microsoft. Therefore, you might receive a notification to update Microsoft AutoUpdate even if you're not running Office for Mac.

To view release notes, see Release notes.

April 2024 release

Release Date: April 16, 2024

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.70

Enhancements:

  • Added support for receiving updates from default Current channel when manifests are not found in custom locations.
  • References to deprecated preferences removed.

Bug Fixes:

  • Bug fixes on update offered.

Download Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.70 Package

SHA-256 Hash:

363FDA2D3C1BDAB8459527F6630565B009F95E0A9519D641ABCF04B30E62C36A

Size: 4407KB


March 2024 release

Release Date: March 12, 2024

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.69

Bug Fixes:

  • Bug fixes on update offered.

SHA-256 Hash:

E6068BE14051CE0B28726B2B9E9C2CD4A4887C0F0B34F8EB6780FAB672ADC640

Size: 5037KB


February 2024 release

Release Date: February 15, 2024

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.68.1

Enhancements:

  • Additional support for custom configurations.


SHA-256 Hash:

0875034553F748101E0BDD8772D6ACA48D8381D8CC28869109BF3E131E809CCC

Release Date: February 13, 2024

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.68

Enhancements:

  • Updated Copyright.
  • Change to provide MAU self-update under wider scenarios.

Bug Fixes:

  • Bug fixes on updates offered.

SHA-256 Hash:

A7A1A500E91A08533F930816861F6CA43EBFB6B1596B824DCEC57FF2DE0C5317

January 2024 release

Release Date: January 18, 2024

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.67

Enhancements:

  • Changes to support Office 2019 Perpetual License End of Life.
  • Copyright text update.

Bug Fixes:

  • Bug fixes on updates offered.

SHA-256 Hash:

EEB36B75ACA79AD829C4EA181DB537A66CFA1F757617D2C6FF88508D45D2C1C3

December 2023 release

Release Date: December 12, 2023

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.66

Bug Fixes:

  • Addressed offering incorrect update version for updating from old builds.

SHA-256 Hash:

E1D0FB04740282AF67235329CD3D51229168BDDE69D57B38ECFEAF66969170FD

November 2023 release

Release Date: November 14, 2023

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.65

Bug Fixes:

  • Improved the progress reporting of the msupdate command-line utility.

SHA-256 Hash:

F10760C1C8E229BFBCF80A33F103FB10D800027011568820E11E6B8476E74E11

October 2023 release

Release Date: October 10, 2023

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.64

Enhancements:

  • Microsoft AutoUpdate now requires a minimum of macOS Mojave.
  • Added detection support for different license types. This is to aid the deprecation of Office 2019.
  • Improved status messages in the user-interface.

Bug Fixes:

  • We fixed an issue where apps were unable to launch after being updated.
  • We fixed an issue that caused Microsoft AutoUpdate to quit unexpectedly after applying an update.
  • We fixed an issue that caused the user-interface to be unexpectedly displayed when the msupdate command-line utility is used.

SHA-256 Hash:

26F98F76C45BD5EFA15328CC9A99935047E6CCEAF030210DEE086C4B7635821C

September 2023 release

Release Date: September 12, 2023

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.63

Bug Fixes:

  • Microsoft AutoUpdate is now faster at detecting updates after changing channels.
  • The ‘msupdate’ command-line utility exits faster when no updates are detected.
  • Various reliability fixes for better detection of updates.

SHA-256 Hash:

ABDE56323F4753A90A99CA26A3C62060A498328BD90E0421395EC14A47D49101

August 2023 release

Release Date: August 15, 2023

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.62

Enhancements:

  • Faster app relaunch times when running on macOS Sonoma.

Bug Fixes:

  • We fixed an issue that can cause Microsoft AutoUpdate to quit unexpectedly.
  • We fixed an issue that caused the forced update warning dialog to behave unexpectedly.

SHA-256 Hash:

2968F6FD086104248C32D19273C4544D155CF5CA0CD1230C2FF85426B53A6AEA

July 2023 release

Release Date: July 11, 2023

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.61

Enhancements:

  • Improved the output and reporting of the ‘msupdate’ command-line utility

Bug Fixes:

  • We fixed an issue where Microsoft AutoUpdate would incorrectly report that an error occurred downloading an update.
  • We fixed an issue that can cause Microsoft AutoUpdate to quit unexpectedly.

SHA-256 Hash:

F7A9F225D56845C914D93D5D477A5E54A5E1F24925EFCA05474D6F6437F1EEAD

June 2023 release

Release Date: June 14, 2023

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.60

Enhancements:

  • We have streamlined the process for keeping your apps up to date even if you're multiple releases behind. Microsoft AutoUpdate can now download a series of delta update packages for a single app and apply them all at once. Users will be able to get current during a single update cycle with minimum distraction. IT admins and hybrid workers will also benefit as this mechanism expands the use of small delta updates that lower network overheads.

SHA-256 Hash:

73BD50AA862E88CE94B7F71F0AD63EC191199957191EA7FB2CEE89F90A32AF26

May 2023 release

Release Date: May 16, 2023

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.59

Bug Fixes:

  • Improvements to error handling

SHA-256 Hash:

CCAAABA23E77026BB3C8F7C504698FB3E9490956FEB299F5D4E7F678FD2F12CF

April 2023 release

Release Date: April 11, 2023

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.58

Bug Fixes:

  • We fixed an issue where Microsoft AutoUpdate can unexpectedly quit if the ManifestServer value isn't a valid URL.

SHA-256 Hash:

A3CB0B46DC7BA819F1A0E86DFE8B3FAA13AA6B8FCA8660090D0CE8D21F333971

March 2023 release

Release Date: March 14, 2023

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.57

Bug Fixes:

  • We fixed an issue where the update deadline wasn't enforced for apps that weren't closed.
  • We fixed an issue where the update deadline completion dialog could display incorrect app icons.

SHA-256 Hash:

958E52CE37BF0CD599718665AE3AA0C7FBEF4AC9CED5776B0F6B217E5A03F34A

February 2023 release

Release Date: February 14, 2023

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.56

Enhancements:

  • Enhanced error logging for file downloads from the content delivery network

Bug Fixes:

  • We fixed an issue where Microsoft AutoUpdate can't show an error message on macOS Ventura if background processing is turned off.
  • We fixed an issue where the update command-line tool incorrectly shows an error message and stops working

SHA-256 Hash:

08FB898BD6163749F95D051164BE84E14BE88D3FA95EE2813A26D29BC11097B3

January 2023 release

Release Date: January 10, 2023

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.55

Enhancements:

  • Added additional logging to help troubleshoot why updates weren’t applied after system restart

Bug Fixes:

  • We fixed an issue where the msupdate command-line tool could incorrectly report that an app update is available even though the update was just applied.
  • We fixed an issue where the Microsoft AutoUpdate user interface could incorrectly report a 'Check error' message.
  • We fixed an issue where Microsoft AutoUpdate could report a negative number if the system time was changed during an update session.

SHA-256 Hash:

8FF823EEF4CACBFA9C46840C9E08F22C708F08D9F603D7AFC6DE30321C3327DA

December 2022 release

Release Date: December 13, 2022

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.54

Bug Fixes:

  • We fixed an issue where the Microsoft AutoUpdate user interface indicated that all apps were up to date prior to checking for updates.
  • We fixed an issue where the msupdate command-line tool could incorrectly report that no updates are available.
  • We fixed an issue where the Licensing Helper triggered a macOS upgrade notification.

SHA-256 Hash:

7641FD3CE6AEAC6FA568D52FA5E400428A4814DC49D40F1750F65894D317A5B1

November 2022 release

Release Date: November 15, 2022

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.53

Enhancements:

  • Microsoft AutoUpdate is now able to check for app updates even if the previous update cycle is still running. In previous versions, an update cycle had to fully complete, and all open apps had to be closed before a new update cycle could begin
  • Microsoft AutoUpdate’s dormant activity check has been extended from 3 days to 7 days

Bug Fixes:

  • We fixed an issue where Microsoft AutoUpdate could incorrectly restore a corrupted backup of an app.
  • We fixed an issue where the Microsoft AutoUpdate user interface wouldn't correctly reflect the state of update checking.
  • We fixed an issue where notifications generated by Microsoft AutoUpdate would auto-dismiss.
  • We fixed an issue where the msupdate command would check for updates on all registered apps even though a single app was specified on the command line.
  • We fixed an issue where Microsoft AutoUpdate could prematurely terminate due to incorrect file sizes.
  • We fixed an issue where the forced update deadline would still be calculated when the feature was disabled.
  • We We fixed an issue where the Microsoft AutoUpdate user interface would show an error if the app remained open for several days.

SHA-256 Hash:

92F8F93BECEA72124F4803533441262504C3ED97C068A840F3DFF9B7C86BE036

October 2022 release

Release Date: October 11, 2022

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.52

Major Changes:

  • Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.52 and later requires a minimum of macOS 10.13 High Sierra

Enhancements:

  • New logic to roll-forward or roll-back from a failed update during system restart
  • Code reorganization to reduce the size of the Microsoft AutoUpdate package
  • Improved code robustness to protect against unexpected errors

SHA-256 Hash:

C55D8421F3BF30962109AD3569C2EC4EC2BF8DB28C91C74350E030065B136EE0

September 2022 release

Release Date: September 13, 2022

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.51

Enhancements:

  • Microsoft AutoUpdate now displays a warning if running in the background is disabled on macOS Ventura
  • Improved accessibility in the graphical user interface
  • Enhanced reliability of the deadline feature

Bug Fixes:

  • We fixed an issue where cloned apps are incorrectly removed on launch when GuardAgainstAppModification is set.
  • We We fixed an issue where the Update Assistant unexpectedly closes when the clone folder is missing.

SHA-256 Hash:

EA9E59EB60604AD9785CB0C81BD490DE5C7D32527F1DA7064D4F77226E2DC907

August 2022 release

Release Date: August 16, 2022

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.50

Enhancements:

  • Enhancement to deadline feature so that the clone is updated and verified before the user sees the final countdown. This significantly reduces the amount of down time for app updates
  • The default checking interval has changed from 12 to 13 hours so that update times are staggered
  • A suffix of .noindex has been added to the Clones staging folder to prevent Spotlight from indexing temporary app bundles
  • IT admins can now set a new Boolean-based preference called GuardAgainstAppModification so that binary delta updates can be applied if a third-party application has modified the app bundle

Bug Fixes:

  • We fixed an issue where a delta update was incorrectly applied if the cloning operation failed.
  • We fixed an issue where canceling an update wouldn't work.
  • We fixed an issue where the countdown timer couldn't display more than 99 minutes.
  • We fixed an issue where the ‘Show in Finder’ option would fail.
  • We fixed an issue where Microsoft AutoUpdate could crash if an invalid date/time had been set.
  • We fixed an issue where Microsoft AutoUpdate could crash when constructing the download URL.

SHA-256 Hash:

28F675FA2D1B21CB01DE005DAD1EE6182536DD05489C98AEAADF8BC7550AACD9

July 2022 release

Release Date: July 12, 2022

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.49

Enhancements:

  • Improved the workflow for updating apps through the Microsoft AutoUpdate user interface

Bug Fixes:

  • We We fixed an issue where the Microsoft AutoUpdate user interface would launch when there are no app updates shown on GUI.
  • We fixed an issue where Microsoft AutoUpdate could crash under low memory conditions.
  • We fixed an issue where Microsoft AutoUpdate could become unresponsive on startup.

SHA-256 Hash:

2749A0163267E8E24D212BE09012FCB2C09E840EBC2047507D5088DA9629EC04

June 2022 release

Release Date: June 14, 2022

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.48

Enhancements:

  • IT admins can now override the default deadline time of 60 minutes through the UpdateDeadline.FinalCountDown preference
  • Microsoft AutoUpdate now has better retry logic when switching between different network connections
  • Microsoft AutoUpdate will now show a help link if folder permissions are incorrect or the helper tool is missing
  • The Microsoft AutoUpdate user interface will no longer halt and ask the user to close the app if it is currently open
  • Enhancements for VoiceOver when using the Microsoft AutoUpdate user interface

Bug Fixes:

  • The installer package now correctly specifies macOS 10.12 as the minimum operating system for installation.
  • We fixed various crashes that could happen during download and install of app updates.
  • We fixed an issue where button text was truncated for French-speaking users.

SHA-256 Hash:

52823A753D1E221D3ADFB4023A8FE284005D1B1C37EE104EAFB526C8C809E03C

May 2022 release

Release Date: May 10, 2022

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.47

Bug Fixes:

  • We fixed an issue where Microsoft AutoUpdate could crash when restoring a clone.
  • We fixed an issue where an icon would show in the dock when the msupdate command-line utility is invoked.

SHA-256 Hash:

82873FEA5AC7D5FDC86A1CA66F6064858BD635CFED00072A013A6949DDDAAA24

April 2022 release

Release Date: April 21, 2022

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.46

Bug Fixes:

  • We fixed an issue where apps won't update after restarting macOS.

SHA-256 Hash:

C55FB506525B625D5539385F9AF267B1ECC0B6534BF9461A7CF04FAECAF82FFB

Release Date: April 12, 2022

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.46

Enhancements:

  • Microsoft AutoUpdate will now complete app updates as part of a system restart
  • Microsoft AutoUpdate will now update apps even if they have been renamed
  • Microsoft AutoUpdate will automatically fix permission issues for the user preferences file

Bug Fixes:

  • We fixed an issue where the msupdate command-line tool would hang on process shut down.
  • We fixed an issue where the Microsoft AutoUpdate GUI could crash on process shut down.
  • We fixed an issue where updates would fail if a cached package is locked.

SHA-256 Hash:

2AF0B460A3B4FBBCB24A50608EE1D43737093907F2C58A901E406B1A34A97E66

March 2022 release

Release Date: March 15, 2022

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.45

Enhancements:

  • Microsoft AutoUpdate will now detect, download and apply updates to Microsoft Teams
  • Microsoft AutoUpdate now has additional caching to avoid duplicate package downloads
  • The deadline dialog is only displayed when updates have been staged and are ready to be installed

Bug Fixes:

  • We fixed an issue where Microsoft AutoUpdate fails to apply updates due to an expired certificate.
  • We fixed an issue that prevented macOS from shutting down and restarting gracefully.
  • We fixed an issue where Microsoft AutoUpdate didn't shut down and restart after 72 hours.
  • We fixed an issue where the UpdateCheckFrequency preference wasn't being honored.
  • We fixed an issue where Microsoft AutoUpdate would crash on process shut down.

SHA-256 Hash:

6FCECBDF0348B67D925CE55D85E7CB223178DF2B157D72FD14F76C30FD3FC324

February 2022 release

Release Date: February 16, 2022

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.44

Bug Fixes:

  • We fixed an issue that can cause Microsoft AutoUpdate to close unexpectedly if multiple 'check for update' requests are issued.
  • We fixed an issue that can cause Microsoft AutoUpdate to stop responding indefinitely on start-up.
  • We fixed an issue that can cause Office apps to open in a hidden state after an update has been applied.

SHA-256 Hash:

0839300CECF910E03FE224B506DCE8F6E732F0C8FC474A8E26D6981C80E32E2B

January 2022 release

Release Date: January 13, 2022

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.43

Bug Fixes:

  • We fixed an issue that can cause Microsoft AutoUpdate to prematurely terminate.

SHA-256 Hash:

E3F1EE36F7977F3AA52D31BAE9F7EC084606FDC059514F31A7B1856914C0B507

December 2021 release

Release Date: December 14, 2021

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.42

Enhancements:

  • Improved support for VoiceOver
  • When using the GUI, MAU will now close and relaunch apps
  • Reminder dialog will be displayed at a later time if user has previously chosen to snooze updates

Bug Fixes:

  • We fixed an issue where What's New content was missing in the GUI.
  • We fixed an issue where the update notification dialog didn't appear in some scenarios.
  • We fixed an issue where MAU would be terminated prematurely on slow devices.
  • We fixed a problem that caused MAU to terminate if multiple update requests had been issued.

SHA-256 Hash:

299DDCBFB071C287603B9602C94EFE8977EF82CF1C65C98F36B1BC9428CBC02B

November 2021 release

Release Date: November 16, 2021

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.41

Bug Fixes and Enhancements:

  • MAU will now display an in-app message bar (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) when an update is ready to be installed.
  • Word, Excel, and PowerPoint will be automatically updated and relaunched if there are no unsaved document changes.
  • If an app fails to update within the allotted time, MAU will retry the update without needing to redownload update packages.
  • Added support for updating the Office licensing helper. See https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2181277 for more details.

SHA-256 Hash:

C634C99867D70524C090B1FA26DD9BCE747A04611DB88B68F6E35C58B7752516

October 2021 release

Release Date: October 12, 2021

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.40

Bug Fixes and Enhancements:

  • MAU now uses an enhanced content delivery network (CDN) for updates (officecdnmac.microsoft.com)
  • User experience refinements made to the deadline functionality
  • We fixed an issue where application corruption could happen in some update scenarios.

SHA-256 Hash:

F638F7E0DA9EE659C323F2EDE0F176804BFE9A615A8F8B6320BD2E69D91EF2B2

September 2021 release

Release Date: September 14, 2021

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.39

Bug Fixes and Enhancements:

  • Bug Fix: Applications won't relaunch after updates if they weren't terminated using MAU prompts

SHA-256 Hash:

E6D45F0F0010F67638F199CE8757739F26E703F3D472EF482BEC2175AB7D85B7

August 2021 release

Release Date: August 10, 2021

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.38

Bug Fixes and Enhancements:

  • MAU's CLI now displays notification after the update packages have already been downloaded and are ready to be installed.

SHA-256 Hash:

FA603BA191C87A6E261475F7BCEA98176533C3C8760EB0F4B31118A845EC6DBB

July 2021 release

Release Date: July 13, 2021

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.37

Bug Fixes and Enhancements:

  • Change to notification from msupdate – MAU will now download and stage updates before showing notification from IT admins.
  • Fix for MAU displaying old application version after applying updates.
  • Fix for MAU deadline notification not being dismissed upon initiating updates.

SHA-256 Hash:

2352BA7722ABCC92E9C05E2D50B1B6F71FEF7D91306D6E4EF765F042688F2BC4

June 2021 release

Release Date: June 15, 2021

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.36

Bug Fixes and Enhancements:

  • Docktile Progress Indicator - MAU now shows progress indication on the Icon displayed in the dock.
  • Opportunistic completion of update - MAU will attempt to apply delayed updates during device shut down/reboot.

SHA-256 Hash:

0680414EA9553FEF6198B8414CFABABB6ED5B22A571138B98F6F3E4190630DB3

May 2021 release

Release Date: May 13, 2021

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.35

Bug Fixes and Enhancements:

  • Addressed potential issues with concurrent updates that caused the “An Update is already in progress” prompt to be displayed.
  • Bug fix on Skip dialog displaying twice.
  • Bug fix on showing multiple notifications for the same update.
  • Size reduction on Microsoft AutoUpdate installer / updater package.
  • Command Line Interface (CLI) now uses native xpc to communicate with Microsoft Update Assistant instead of Apple Events.

SHA-256 Hash:

1F6CAB8CCAF52743EFEEA908D0F26E2AE1A1F171C877F7B8057D00CDA7727733

April 2021 release

Release Date: April 13, 2021

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.34

Bug Fixes and Enhancements:

  • The subtler 'Badging Notifications' will now indicate update availability, instead of the traditional OS Notification prompts, for users in manual updates mode.

SHA-256 Hash:

98C6821D939A3FA78BE21B11919625A48EAE2A3CC87CB104BF06637D9B850D9C

March 2021 release

Release Date: March 17, 2021

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.33

Bug Fixes and Enhancements:

  • "Checking.." button on the MAU GUI is now disabled when MAU is checking for updates.
  • "An Update is already in progress" prompt now has additional information.
  • MAU UI displays the correct update sizes while downloading updates.
  • MAU is now installable on macOS devices with M1 without Rosetta.

SHA-256 Hash:

8B851FD35B8172AB3220592E68ABCD6C302A55336FD7E9F8B5511683B372E7E1

February 2021 release

Release Date: February 17, 2021

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.32

Bug Fixes and Enhancements:

  • Documentation Update: Missing flag descriptions for -t, -m and update flags are now available in command line interface of MAU.
  • Accessibility Updates: Voice Over announcements are now available for download/install progress bar on MAU UI and Update Channel labels on MAU's user preferences UI.
  • Functionality Update: Main Menu bar of MAU now has an Edit option to allow for keyboard shortcuts.
  • Other Updates: MAU's Copyright year has been updated to 2021.

SHA-256 Hash:

CCB758531B295848620C703957FD8CF3C7F1555C334FB320C4BB682ABA0261D6

January 2021 release

Release Date: January 13, 2020

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.31

Bug Fixes and Enhancements:

  • For devices that aren't on automatic updates, Microsoft AutoUpdate will now inform about new updates via notification instead of opening MAU UI.

SHA-256 Hash:

209B444D2831B879BB73C92041A1C7318C1D5BA58B4689F6C4FC842B0930B532

December 2020 release

Release Date: December 15, 2020

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.30

Bug Fixes and Enhancements:

  • Adds Universal app support for Macs with M1.

MAU Update Link:

SHA-256 Hash: 9F4C49BE4FCC82DED7BD394F4F2057912B40D0083F754D15495B7BDE9E58EAC4



November 2020 release

Release Date: November 10, 2020

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.29

Bug Fixes and Enhancements:

  • Updated channel names for Microsoft 365.
  • We fixed an issue, which prevented certain OneDrive installs from getting updates.

MAU Update Link:

SHA-256 Hash: 7EDE97D524CE7E7869A4033D25270057E670588886F7A0E02628CC7FCB4F7851



October 2020 release

Release Date: October 13, 2020

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.28

Bug Fixes and Enhancements:

  • MAU UI: Summary View now shows user attention is needed on errors
  • Both MAU UI and Update Assistant now self-terminate after 72 hours of no action.
  • MAU UI: Now comes with a Windows menu

MAU Update Link:

SHA-256 Hash:

80171D842C59BA3B26A085DD3AB6E63E32102088078848C95AEBECF4C91B0438



September 2020 release

Release Date: September 16, 2020

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.27

Bug Fixes and Enhancements:

  • The MAU Update Assistant will now start updates behind a locked screen even if the regular check cycle not reached.

MAU Update Link:

SHA-256 Hash:

7AF6ACDC5E1278CF4D227F305A127A6FE5A275094D945C1504DC108C2090F2CB



August 2020 release

Release Date: August 11, 2020

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.26

Bug Fixes and Enhancements:

  • The MAU icon in the dock will now display the number of available updates.
  • MAU will now launch in minimized state when updates are detected.
  • Added a new “IgnoreUIOpenAfterInstall” preference that can be used for preventing the MAU UI from launching after install.
  • Solved a permissions issue that caused an “Incorrect installation” message to be displayed
  • Extended the persistence of the MAU “Update deadline” notification message from 60 seconds to 1 hour.

MAU Update Link:

SHA-256 Hash:

E81CEADF900A0C7E7D593720D08146DBC1C55868D5B21C7E7A175AA36DFE0178



July 2020 release

Release Date: July 14, 2020

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.25

Bug Fixes and Enhancements:

  • Detect app termination and automatically remove displayed dialog related to "open app".
  • Reverted the feature introduced in the April release that users with Automatic Updates off would see the Microsoft AutoUpdate UI only once per week.
  • We fixed an issue where Update Assistant closed unexpectedly before install began, after downloading updates.
  • We fixed an issue where Update Assistant didn't close after a prolonged duration of pending user notifications.
  • We fixed an issue where the MAU UI reopened (or didn't reopen) after install. The UI should open after install if the update is started from the MAU UI itself, or if an update is explicitly started by the user (via Finder, Terminal, and so on.).

SHA-256 Hash:

B8E3D4391E48732F42217589784D8B3417F6F14489D9DE04395198A01BFDFA46



June 2020 release

Release Date: June 18, 2020

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.24

Bug Fixes and Enhancements:

  • Customer Messaging Campaign: Office for Mac 2016 will be out of support in October 2020.
  • Security fix for MAU's Helper Tool XPC connection.

SHA-256 Hash:

EEA059A348F7807DE4C0FD18D480F410B28FB729CB2604D9AD8C63484B0EA1E0



May 2020 release

Release Date: May 12, 2020

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.23

Bug Fixes and Enhancements:

  • For devices using macOS 10.13 or above and Office 2016 versions, users will see notifications of Office 2016 reaching end of support.
  • If the apps Word, Excel and PowerPoint don't have a window open, and the device is in Microsoft AutoUpdate's Automatic mode of updates, users won't need to quit these apps to apply updates. Microsoft AutoUpdate will now automatically refresh it's Update Dashboard with the latest releases on the CDN, without the user having to refresh it or launch a new Microsoft AutoUpdate Session.

SHA-256 Hash:

7DAB76D11427BACF30D3DBD87374CE755C618262E68FC3CA85B3FB8F3F3750AD



April 2020 release

Release Date: April 21, 2020

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.22

Bug Fixes and Enhancements:

  • Microsoft AutoUpdate UI won't be displayed on devices that are updating their Office apps via Microsoft AutoUpdate in 'Automatic' mode and for devices taking updates in non-Automatic mode when there are no new updates available.

SHA-256 Hash:

2D672B377C6A1115FDC509E45E6AFF663D8F15412D4EB77E033085700DC1B72B



Release Date: April 14, 2020

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.22

Feature Updates:

  • Security Fix: Microsoft AutoUpdate will be preventing any insecure connections from older versions.
  • Users with Automatic Updates OFF will see Microsoft AutoUpdate UI only once per week.
  • macOS machines with SSD will experience faster updates and negligible app downtime because of updates.

See CVE-2020-0984

SHA-256 Hash:

2E202B0B65AC093BDBFDA47F2A62758E44E0FBC09383B121EAA76206CF2B3EAB

March 2020 release

Release Date: March 10, 2020

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.21

Feature Updates:

  • State Restoration Enabled for Word, Excel and PowerPoint, running without any windows open, or running the Docstage state, in automatic updates mode of Microsoft AutoUpdate. Now updates will be even more silent for end users in Automatic Updates mode, as they don't need to quit their apps that qualify for Update via State Restoration.

SHA-256 Hash:

9AF2FAF4854BF06F33322A8530275F8D32965C91D446C45A0CD8BC4C5DF04F44

February 2020 release

Release Date: February 11, 2020

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.20

Feature Updates:

  • Microsoft AutoUpdate UI launches only if at least 1 app on the device is registered with MAU
  • Bug fixes and Enhancements

SHA-256 Hash:

80DD0637AA60007310FB7B68C01926F6CA0F2771DBB42166C191626607D89B56

January 2020 release

Release Date: January 14, 2020

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.19

Feature Updates:

  • Bug Fixes and enhancements

SHA-256 Hash:

D480D4FD23BDC07852DEFBADCE4CCBEF00265500E6595FE8B299444EB8F90C3F

December 2019 release

Release Date: December 10, 2019

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.18

Feature Updates:

  • Channel Per App: Mac Admins can now subscribe to different channels or rings of validation per app.

SHA-256 Hash:

11D051503067DB9819C84C8D1EBE29435A781D29C6B1FE3173DB03DC88F1B4C3

November 2019 release

Release Date: November 12, 2019

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.17

Feature Updates:

  • What's New in each major update can now be viewed on the Microsoft AutoUpdate dashboard.
  • Minimum OS requirements for Office 2019 updates have changed to macOS 10.13 with the release of Catalina. Users will be notified to get upgrade to latest Office Updates.

SHA-256 Hash:

0F8BECB34385711F3D5E54B2944D9C30567B37352C5E59E0A7BC74B83371AB0A

October 2019 release

Release Date: October 15, 2019

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.16

Feature Updates:

  • Starting Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.16, the all new improved end-user experience is now available for all customers.

SHA-256 Hash:

5BEA94F8AA2BD4F4398B3E5EDE0EA2F406440B8ACAD46B3DACE904824B41052C

September 2019 release

Release Date: September 10, 2019

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.15

Feature Updates:

  • MAU Update Deadline Notifications will now display time of deadline to end users in their local device's time format.
  • MAU AU Daemon is now called Microsoft Update Assistant.
  • We fixed an issue where focus was stolen from the foreground app when running the 'msupdate' command.

SHA-256 Hash:

E5D4EADF632745115CD4819DAB3B1A1838FA8263ECDDC6E621AEA19A3C84F6F7

August 2019 release

Release Date: August 13, 2019

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.14

Feature Updates:

  • We fixed various issues for improving voice over translations, update performance and UI.
  • Added telemetry and fixes for troubleshooting.

SHA-256 Hash:

76FA706E9E5B717D333B7EFB5AB95FCF9EE3E571A7FF171CA25E77CA6E9EBD97

July 2019 release

Release Date: July 18, 2019

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.13

Feature Updates:

  • Privacy Changes for MAU: A Required Data Collection Notice will be shown to end users as part of compliance.
  • MAU Update Deadline: Mac Admins can now set a deadline within MAU to enforce updates across their Mac users. Learn more
  • Various Bugs and performance fixes.

SHA-256 Hash:

9FDCEAFA05AB070531ECEE50E1E977839C1E2DE2312569F816C59F35DE162B08

June 2019 release

Release Date: June 27, 2019

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.12

Feature Updates:

  • We fixed an issue with Apple OS beta causing failures in MAU updates for full updaters.

SHA-256 Hash:

85ce26ece89a256711f082e61b313c1ed6a22bfc402d4789a78a08022a96f6fa

Release Date: June 9, 2019

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.12

Feature Updates:

  • Binary Delta Updates: Smaller updates are available for SSD devices, by doing that reducing the bandwidth consumption because of updates.
  • Support for Accessory Apps: MAU now supports accessory apps such as Microsoft OneDrive.
  • Install on Clone enhancements: Updating clones is now more robust.

SHA-256 Hash:

ABCC7D58DA7DB1B8B24B9B1BE6B1DB93BDC97AE487EFB615EC5695B9E1CC0FC9

May 2019 release

Release Date: May 14, 2019

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.11

Feature Updates:

  • Privacy Changes for MAU: A Required Data Collection Notice will be shown to end users as part of compliance.
  • MAU Update Deadline: Mac Admins can now set a deadline within MAU to enforce updates across their Mac users. Learn more
  • Various Bugs and performance fixes.

SHA-256 Hash:

EE3403B79E536191E545E70708A99D3A33B384372F65C028490AFFB551CD1EE2

April 2019 release

Release Date: April 16, 2019

Microsoft AutoUpdate 4.10

Feature Updates:

  • Install On Clone Feature Enhancements: For SSD devices, rolling out updates on clone for apps in use, by doing that reducing the app downtime because of updates.
  • Installation Optimizations: App downtime will be reduced as update process will use parallelized cloning.

SHA-256 Hash:

FF676870D5B3521202095810B85DEF36538B59E00AEA44A2ED0D7EA8B3B99D6C