overwolf is losing more ground dont they get it yet they do NOT own the addons they are merely a hosting site and the creators have the right to be hosted on ANY addon site thats like walmart telling coca cola you cant sell your drinks at a convenience store
So you have to agree that they could collect data but they say they give you an option to prevent data collectiongiven the history with overwolf i am sceptical but i guess its a step time will tell if its a step in the right direction at least for me for now i will stick with wowup and manual downloads for the unsupported addons
Not going to trust anything put out by Overwolf. Let me use Wowup or nothing.
Overwolf: so hated they had to make another client to serve the same purpose. Nah, I'll do it manually twice a year.
This addon manager is actually great. Very easy to use and very fast and lightweight and there is no bloatware of any kind. If you are unsure about which addon manager you want to use instead of WowUp I can fully recommend this one. Thanks to Overwolf for listening.
While I uninstalled wolf because of stuff I red about malicious software, no once have I EVER had problems with them installing malicious software. There adds barely bother me. And all and all, I have had no a single problem with them. My personal opinion, all combat based add ons should be removed from the game. It is because of those add ons why raiding in wow has become a cancer in the community. All I use is numpadbar because it makes it easier to use the keyboard, otherwise I'd be a clicker again.Everything else is mostly location mods with cords and extra details and locations about rares.That being said, with my gained knowledge of installing add ons and mods from other games, I'd rather just do it myself. Not like we have to update them very often. Maybe once or twice a year.
I got an even better fix for all of this. Blizzard should look at the most popular addons and just implement in their default UI and give people an option to toggle the "classic" ui if they don't want to use the new one. no need for silly add on creators. addon wars have gotten out of hand and blizzard could easily fix it.
In a way this happened at a good time.Dragonflight will overhaul the base UI. If an Addon becomes unusable in 10.0 and is not available in WowUp supported repos, I'll just uninstall it.
The fact that they executed this so dodgy, linking the whole package and hiding the standalone version as well as they could is so scummy I'd not touch it even if it was good. And like others said, if you want to make a living off of making addon, all I can say is piss off. That's not a job. Go get one and keep this on the side. And for the DBM example someone brought up, not like these need updates every week. You got time.