WowMatrix

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Was considering, whether or not, to download this application. Casual Person Question: Is wowmatrix worth using and is it safe? (I don't want to go into the full details as to why I can't manually download addons.)
Was considering, whether or not, to download this application. Casual Person Question: Is wowmatrix worth using and is it safe? (I don't want to go into the full details as to why I can't manually download addons.)


Gonna reference an old guide I made. (Still looking for sticky requests, still up to date)
http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/9165847465

http://www.wowmatrix.com/ --This client pulls addons to a database and illegally distributes them and was well known for security issues, due a previous lawsuit a huge majority of wowmatrix addons are no longer updated and can cause game client performance issues/crashes/security vulnerabilities.
Considering how much they care about the addon authors producing your addons ?

Not worth it at all.

I'ld rather use a tool approved by the people that make my addons myself. Then I can be assured I'll always be able to get the latest versions of my addons.

Safe ?

Well last time I checked they have no verification processes in place to check if an addon's safe or not. No check in teams either. They just leach download links off the addon sites and publish those.
I have not used WoWMatrix in years, since early WotLK. Dumped it in favor of Curse because wowmatrix was doing a very sloppy job in managing my addons, in addition to security concerns.

You won't regret staying away from that place.
You won't regret staying away from that place.
ok that sounds like sage advice about WowMatrix, but curse client is crap, rarely runs for me anymore and isn't supported.

So, who do we use?
02/07/2014 11:52 PMPosted by Vamptessa
ok that sounds like sage advice about WowMatrix, but curse client is crap, rarely runs for me anymore and isn't supported.

So, who do we use?

I download and install AddOns from Curse/WoWInterface manually. I use the favourite system on each site to notify me when updates are available (unfortunately Curse doesn't send email notifications).
Thanks!
My Anti-virus (Trend Micro) shows it as being unsafe and after reading the blogs here no way i'll ever use them again! It's better to stick with Curse Client!
I've had no problem with Curse client to date.

WoWInterface have a new Minion (addon updater) in beta at:

http://minion.mmoui.com/

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