MacFormat

The UK’s best-selling Apple magazine

Every issue of MacFormat is packed with the latest news, reviews, tutorials, technical support and other advice to help you get more from your Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and the apps and add-ons that go with them.
What you get

Subscribe to MacFormat and enjoy:
  • In-depth advice for all your Apple devices
  • Independent reviews you can trust
  • Easy-to-follow guides to help you do more
  • Straightforward solutions to your tech troubles
  • Written by Apple fans for Apple fans
Save up to 35%

Print

from  $9.08  per issue

Delivery included in the price

13 issues a year

Save up to 50%

Print + Digital

from  $9.46  for both

Delivery included in the price

13 issues a year

Instant digital access

Read on  iOS or Android

Save up to 44%

Digital

from  $2.77  per issue

Instant digital access

13 issues per year

Read on  iOS or Android

Save 22% 3 Months £4.62 per issue - Billed quarterly
£19.47 £15.00 Direct Debit
Save 31% 3 Months US$9.54 per issue - Billed quarterly
US$45.47 US$31.00 Continuous Credit/Debit Card
Save 35% 3 Months $9.08 per issue - Billed quarterly
$45.47 $29.50 Continuous Credit/Debit Card
Save 35% 3 Months €6.77 per issue - Billed quarterly
€34.09 €22.00 Continuous Credit/Debit Card
Save 20% 1 Year £4.77 per issue
£77.87 £62.00 Credit/Debit Card/Paypal
Save 29% 1 Year US$9.92 per issue
US$181.87 US$129.00 Credit/Debit Card/Paypal
Save 30% 1 Year $9.77 per issue
$181.87 $127.00 Credit/Debit Card/Paypal
Save 30% 1 Year €7.31 per issue
€136.37 €95.00 Credit/Debit Card/Paypal
Savings based on $13.99 RRP

Magazine Details

Do you have questions about what Apple has added or changed in its software updates? Want to discover the ins and outs of iCloud? Not sure where to begin with Apple’s HomeKit smart home technology? Need to know how best to back up your digital life?

MacFormat is an independent publication. We love all things Apple as much as you do, so every issue is packed with weeks’ worth of research, distilled to bring you dependable insights that’ll help you get more done in less time. For more than 25 years we’ve been helping Apple fans like you to get the most from their kit.

Our tutorials and guides empower you with the knowledge to get things done in smarter and faster ways. We’re continually researching new software and add-ons that’ll improve how you use your Apple tech. Our reviews sort the wheat from the chaff to help you make better buying decisions.

MacFormat is for Apple fans of all experience levels. Whether you’ve just bought your first Mac, iPhone or iPad, or have been using one for years, we’ll ensure you don’t miss out on invaluable timesaving tips and techniques. Subscribe to MacFormat today to ensure you get the know-how that every Apple fan needs, delivered right to your door, iPhone or iPad.

From the Editor

Like you, we’re big fans of Apple’s hardware and software, and we’re passionate about using jargon-free explanations to teach you smarter ways to use your Mac, iPhone and iPad. Do you want to learn how to be more creative with apps like Photos, tips and techniques for software like Pages, Numbers and Keynote, and ensure you’re using Apple’s iCloud service to its full potential? A subscription to MacFormat will help you do all those things and more to get maximum value from your Apple devices.

Rob Mead-Green, Editor – MacFormat 

Frequently asked questions

Placing an order
How do I order a gift subscription?

Simply follow the ordering instructions and don't forget to submit the recipients address details.

To order a gift subscription:
1. Choose the magazine you would like to give as a gift
2. In the checkout, tick the checkbox next to ‘Is this a Gift’
3. Tick 'Different Delivery Name and Address'. To add the recipients details (this is the address you would like the magazine sent to)
4. If you wish to send an e-card, tick the checkbox Complete the order form
5. You’ll receive an email confirming your order!

If you are purchasing a subscription as a Christmas gift then you will be able to select the ‘Xmas Start Issue’ which will be the magazine issue after Christmas, out in January.
An acknowledgement email will be sent to you detailing all subscription details: subscriber number, start and expiry issue and all the contact information you need to get in touch with us about the gift subscription.

You also have the option of sending an e-card welcoming the lucky recipient to their new subscription. Gift subscriptions are perfect for special occasions such as Christmas, Birthdays, Mothers Day and Fathers Day. Ordering is simple, and all gift orders will receive a gift card, so why not buy a gift subscription today? Find out more about buying a gift subscription.

How do I order a magazine subscription?
Receive every issue hot off the press, direct to your door. You'll also be protected from any price rises for the term of your subscription.

To place your order online:
1. Choose which magazine you would like to order
2. Select your payment term and click 'Buy Now'
3. Click 'Checkout'
4. Complete the order form
5. You’ll receive an email confirming your order!*

*Your acknowledgement email will be sent to you with all your subscription details: your subscriber number, your start and expiry issue and all the contact information you need to get in touch with us about your subscription.

To place your order on the telephone:

Speak to a member of our customer service team on:

UK: 0344 848 2852
International: +44 344 848 2852

UK calls cost 5p per minute from a BT landline, other networks and mobiles may vary
Phone lines are open:

Monday-Friday 0800-2130
Saturday 0800-1600

If you’re having problems completing your order, you can also contact us here

What's included in the price of my subscription?
We publish 13 times a year on most titles.

The prices displayed for all products on My Favourite Magazines include all delivery and shipping costs.

Please note that all purchases are made in Pounds Sterling.

For International orders, the price you pay will be dependant on the exchange rate of your credit card company and may fluctuate. VAT is payable on some of our Bookazine and Merchandise products, however, the price you see is the price you pay.

What payment options do you accept?
We accept: Major Credit & Debit Cards:

Visa/Mastercard/Amex
Direct Debits
Postal Orders*
PayPal Cheque payments*

*Postal and Cheque Payment options not available online. For further information on payment methods and services, please contact Customer Services on Tel: 0344 848 2852 International: +44 344 848 2852

Delivery & Returns
Which countries do you deliver to?
We deliver to 70 countries worldwide. Here's the full list of countries we ship to.

Is there a delivery cost?
Shipping is included in the price for all subscriptions, single issues, bookazines and merchandise products on MyFavouriteMagazines. The prices you see are the prices you pay, we do not add additional shipping costs during the checkout. 

When will I receive my first magazine?
UK - In the checkout, you can select the issue that you would prefer to start your subscription with. The on sale dates will be listed for each magazine, and all magazines being mailed to a UK address should arrive around the same day as the ‘on sale’ date.

International - Please allow approximately 10-14 days for delivery from when the item is mailed to avoid disappointment. 

Digital
What’s a Digital Edition?
Our digital editions offer you the best experience when reading on your preferred device, whether you choose tablet, mobile or desktop. These digital replicas are high-quality, page-turning versions of the print editions and can be read on Apple or Android devices, as well as on desktop via a web browser.

I’ve purchased a Digital Subscription - how do I download it?
Once you complete your purchase, just follow our easy access guide, and you can be reading the current issue of your favourite magazine in a matter of minutes.

Our digital magazines work with iPad/iPhone, Android devices and within PC or Mac web browsers.

Click here for digital download instructions.

Which devices can I read my magazine on?
Apple iOS System Requirements:

  • iOS Version 6.0 (or later)
  • The latest version of the free magazine app downloaded from iTunes

Our magazine apps run on all iPad and iPhone devices running iOS 6.0 or above.

Android and Web-Browser System Requirements:
  • Android OS version 4.4 (or later)
  • The Pocketmags app
  • A compatible Android device or desktop. Our digital editions work across PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, Android mobile or tablet, Amazon Kindle Fire, Windows 10 desktop and tablets, Windows Phone 10. Windows OS Windows 8 Mobile, Windows 8.1
Do I get instant access to the magazine when I subscribe?
You can get instant digital access to the current issue of your chosen magazine. Once you complete your purchase, just follow our easy access guide, and you can be reading the current issue of your favourite magazine in a matter of minutes.

If you wish to read on an android device or web-browser, then you will need to wait until you receive your welcome email. Your welcome email contains your 10 digit subscriber number which is used to unlock your access. You will receive your welcome email within 24 hours and within 2 hours in most cases.
When do digital subscriptions start?
All new subscriptions begin from the most recently released issue available on Newsstand. Depending on the no. of issues published per year, you will receive on average, a minimum 13 issues a year. All magazine product pages include details of the no. of issues published per year in the description.

Instant Access: You will have instant access to the current issue on sale and future issues released within your subscription term. Your issues will become available as they are published. Issues released before the current issue on-sale (on the date you placed your order) won't be part of your subscription. If you would like to own them, you will have to purchase these back issues individually via iTunes.

Save 54% 3 Months £5 per issue - Billed quarterly
£35.69 £16.25 Direct Debit
Save 55% 3 Months €7.15 per issue - Billed quarterly
€51.93 €23.25 Continuous Credit/Debit Card
Save 47% 3 Months US$9.92 per issue - Billed quarterly
US$61.69 US$32.25 Continuous Credit/Debit Card
Save 50% 3 Months $9.46 per issue - Billed quarterly
$61.69 $30.75 Continuous Credit/Debit Card
Save 45% 1 Year US$10.31 per issue
US$246.74 US$134.00 Credit/Debit Card/Paypal
Save 46% 1 Year $10.15 per issue
$246.74 $132.00 Credit/Debit Card/Paypal
Save 53% 1 Year £5.15 per issue
£142.74 £67.00 Credit/Debit Card/Paypal
Save 51% 1 Year €7.69 per issue
€207.74 €100.00 Credit/Debit Card/Paypal
Savings based on $18.98 RRP

Magazine Details

Do you have questions about what Apple has added or changed in its software updates? Want to discover the ins and outs of iCloud? Not sure where to begin with Apple’s HomeKit smart home technology? Need to know how best to back up your digital life?

MacFormat is an independent publication. We love all things Apple as much as you do, so every issue is packed with weeks’ worth of research, distilled to bring you dependable insights that’ll help you get more done in less time. For more than 25 years we’ve been helping Apple fans like you to get the most from their kit.

Our tutorials and guides empower you with the knowledge to get things done in smarter and faster ways. We’re continually researching new software and add-ons that’ll improve how you use your Apple tech. Our reviews sort the wheat from the chaff to help you make better buying decisions.

MacFormat is for Apple fans of all experience levels. Whether you’ve just bought your first Mac, iPhone or iPad, or have been using one for years, we’ll ensure you don’t miss out on invaluable timesaving tips and techniques. Subscribe to MacFormat today to ensure you get the know-how that every Apple fan needs, delivered right to your door, iPhone or iPad.

From the Editor

Like you, we’re big fans of Apple’s hardware and software, and we’re passionate about using jargon-free explanations to teach you smarter ways to use your Mac, iPhone and iPad. Do you want to learn how to be more creative with apps like Photos, tips and techniques for software like Pages, Numbers and Keynote, and ensure you’re using Apple’s iCloud service to its full potential? A subscription to MacFormat will help you do all those things and more to get maximum value from your Apple devices.

Rob Mead-Green, Editor – MacFormat 

Frequently asked questions

Placing an order
How do I order a gift subscription?

Simply follow the ordering instructions and don't forget to submit the recipients address details.

To order a gift subscription:
1. Choose the magazine you would like to give as a gift
2. In the checkout, tick the checkbox next to ‘Is this a Gift’
3. Tick 'Different Delivery Name and Address'. To add the recipients details (this is the address you would like the magazine sent to)
4. If you wish to send an e-card, tick the checkbox Complete the order form
5. You’ll receive an email confirming your order!

If you are purchasing a subscription as a Christmas gift then you will be able to select the ‘Xmas Start Issue’ which will be the magazine issue after Christmas, out in January.
An acknowledgement email will be sent to you detailing all subscription details: subscriber number, start and expiry issue and all the contact information you need to get in touch with us about the gift subscription.

You also have the option of sending an e-card welcoming the lucky recipient to their new subscription. Gift subscriptions are perfect for special occasions such as Christmas, Birthdays, Mothers Day and Fathers Day. Ordering is simple, and all gift orders will receive a gift card, so why not buy a gift subscription today? Find out more about buying a gift subscription.

How do I order a magazine subscription?
Receive every issue hot off the press, direct to your door. You'll also be protected from any price rises for the term of your subscription.

To place your order online:
1. Choose which magazine you would like to order
2. Select your payment term and click 'Buy Now'
3. Click 'Checkout'
4. Complete the order form
5. You’ll receive an email confirming your order!*

*Your acknowledgement email will be sent to you with all your subscription details: your subscriber number, your start and expiry issue and all the contact information you need to get in touch with us about your subscription.

To place your order on the telephone:

Speak to a member of our customer service team on:

UK: 0344 848 2852
International: +44 344 848 2852

UK calls cost 5p per minute from a BT landline, other networks and mobiles may vary
Phone lines are open:

Monday-Friday 0800-2130
Saturday 0800-1600

If you’re having problems completing your order, you can also contact us here

What's included in the price of my subscription?
We publish 13 times a year on most titles.

The prices displayed for all products on My Favourite Magazines include all delivery and shipping costs.

Please note that all purchases are made in Pounds Sterling.

For International orders, the price you pay will be dependant on the exchange rate of your credit card company and may fluctuate. VAT is payable on some of our Bookazine and Merchandise products, however, the price you see is the price you pay.

What payment options do you accept?
We accept: Major Credit & Debit Cards:

Visa/Mastercard/Amex
Direct Debits
Postal Orders*
PayPal Cheque payments*

*Postal and Cheque Payment options not available online. For further information on payment methods and services, please contact Customer Services on Tel: 0344 848 2852 International: +44 344 848 2852

Delivery & Returns
Which countries do you deliver to?
We deliver to 70 countries worldwide. Here's the full list of countries we ship to.

Is there a delivery cost?
Shipping is included in the price for all subscriptions, single issues, bookazines and merchandise products on MyFavouriteMagazines. The prices you see are the prices you pay, we do not add additional shipping costs during the checkout. 

When will I receive my first magazine?
UK - In the checkout, you can select the issue that you would prefer to start your subscription with. The on sale dates will be listed for each magazine, and all magazines being mailed to a UK address should arrive around the same day as the ‘on sale’ date.

International - Please allow approximately 10-14 days for delivery from when the item is mailed to avoid disappointment. 

Digital
What’s a Digital Edition?
Our digital editions offer you the best experience when reading on your preferred device, whether you choose tablet, mobile or desktop. These digital replicas are high-quality, page-turning versions of the print editions and can be read on Apple or Android devices, as well as on desktop via a web browser.

I’ve purchased a Digital Subscription - how do I download it?
Once you complete your purchase, just follow our easy access guide, and you can be reading the current issue of your favourite magazine in a matter of minutes.

Our digital magazines work with iPad/iPhone, Android devices and within PC or Mac web browsers.

Click here for digital download instructions.

Which devices can I read my magazine on?
Apple iOS System Requirements:

  • iOS Version 6.0 (or later)
  • The latest version of the free magazine app downloaded from iTunes

Our magazine apps run on all iPad and iPhone devices running iOS 6.0 or above.

Android and Web-Browser System Requirements:
  • Android OS version 4.4 (or later)
  • The Pocketmags app
  • A compatible Android device or desktop. Our digital editions work across PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, Android mobile or tablet, Amazon Kindle Fire, Windows 10 desktop and tablets, Windows Phone 10. Windows OS Windows 8 Mobile, Windows 8.1
Do I get instant access to the magazine when I subscribe?
You can get instant digital access to the current issue of your chosen magazine. Once you complete your purchase, just follow our easy access guide, and you can be reading the current issue of your favourite magazine in a matter of minutes.

If you wish to read on an android device or web-browser, then you will need to wait until you receive your welcome email. Your welcome email contains your 10 digit subscriber number which is used to unlock your access. You will receive your welcome email within 24 hours and within 2 hours in most cases.
When do digital subscriptions start?
All new subscriptions begin from the most recently released issue available on Newsstand. Depending on the no. of issues published per year, you will receive on average, a minimum 13 issues a year. All magazine product pages include details of the no. of issues published per year in the description.

Instant Access: You will have instant access to the current issue on sale and future issues released within your subscription term. Your issues will become available as they are published. Issues released before the current issue on-sale (on the date you placed your order) won't be part of your subscription. If you would like to own them, you will have to purchase these back issues individually via iTunes.

Save 45% 3 Months €3 per issue - Billed quarterly
€17.84 €9.75 Continuous Credit/Debit Card
Save 44% 3 Months US$2.77 per issue - Billed quarterly
US$16.22 US$9.00 Continuous Credit/Debit Card
Save 44% 3 Months $2.77 per issue - Billed quarterly
$16.22 $9.00 Continuous Credit/Debit Card
Save 44% 1 Year US$2.77 per issue
US$64.87 US$36.00 Credit/Debit Card/Paypal
Save 44% 1 Year $2.77 per issue
$64.87 $36.00 Credit/Debit Card/Paypal
Save 45% 1 Year €3 per issue
€71.37 €39.00 Credit/Debit Card/Paypal
Save 44% 1 Year £2.77 per issue
£64.87 £36.00 Credit/Debit Card/Paypal
Savings based on $4.99 RRP

Frequently asked questions

Placing an order
How do I order a gift subscription?

Simply follow the ordering instructions and don't forget to submit the recipients address details.

To order a gift subscription:
1. Choose the magazine you would like to give as a gift
2. In the checkout, tick the checkbox next to ‘Is this a Gift’
3. Tick 'Different Delivery Name and Address'. To add the recipients details (this is the address you would like the magazine sent to)
4. If you wish to send an e-card, tick the checkbox Complete the order form
5. You’ll receive an email confirming your order!

If you are purchasing a subscription as a Christmas gift then you will be able to select the ‘Xmas Start Issue’ which will be the magazine issue after Christmas, out in January.
An acknowledgement email will be sent to you detailing all subscription details: subscriber number, start and expiry issue and all the contact information you need to get in touch with us about the gift subscription.

You also have the option of sending an e-card welcoming the lucky recipient to their new subscription. Gift subscriptions are perfect for special occasions such as Christmas, Birthdays, Mothers Day and Fathers Day. Ordering is simple, and all gift orders will receive a gift card, so why not buy a gift subscription today? Find out more about buying a gift subscription.

How do I order a magazine subscription?
Receive every issue hot off the press, direct to your door. You'll also be protected from any price rises for the term of your subscription.

To place your order online:
1. Choose which magazine you would like to order
2. Select your payment term and click 'Buy Now'
3. Click 'Checkout'
4. Complete the order form
5. You’ll receive an email confirming your order!*

*Your acknowledgement email will be sent to you with all your subscription details: your subscriber number, your start and expiry issue and all the contact information you need to get in touch with us about your subscription.

To place your order on the telephone:

Speak to a member of our customer service team on:

UK: 0344 848 2852
International: +44 344 848 2852

UK calls cost 5p per minute from a BT landline, other networks and mobiles may vary
Phone lines are open:

Monday-Friday 0800-2130
Saturday 0800-1600

If you’re having problems completing your order, you can also contact us here

What's included in the price of my subscription?
We publish 13 times a year on most titles.

The prices displayed for all products on My Favourite Magazines include all delivery and shipping costs.

Please note that all purchases are made in Pounds Sterling.

For International orders, the price you pay will be dependant on the exchange rate of your credit card company and may fluctuate. VAT is payable on some of our Bookazine and Merchandise products, however, the price you see is the price you pay.

What payment options do you accept?
We accept: Major Credit & Debit Cards:

Visa/Mastercard/Amex
Direct Debits
Postal Orders*
PayPal Cheque payments*

*Postal and Cheque Payment options not available online. For further information on payment methods and services, please contact Customer Services on Tel: 0344 848 2852 International: +44 344 848 2852

Delivery & Returns
Which countries do you deliver to?
We deliver to 70 countries worldwide. Here's the full list of countries we ship to.

Is there a delivery cost?
Shipping is included in the price for all subscriptions, single issues, bookazines and merchandise products on MyFavouriteMagazines. The prices you see are the prices you pay, we do not add additional shipping costs during the checkout. 

When will I receive my first magazine?
UK - In the checkout, you can select the issue that you would prefer to start your subscription with. The on sale dates will be listed for each magazine, and all magazines being mailed to a UK address should arrive around the same day as the ‘on sale’ date.

International - Please allow approximately 10-14 days for delivery from when the item is mailed to avoid disappointment. 

Digital
What’s a Digital Edition?
Our digital editions offer you the best experience when reading on your preferred device, whether you choose tablet, mobile or desktop. These digital replicas are high-quality, page-turning versions of the print editions and can be read on Apple or Android devices, as well as on desktop via a web browser.

I’ve purchased a Digital Subscription - how do I download it?
Once you complete your purchase, just follow our easy access guide, and you can be reading the current issue of your favourite magazine in a matter of minutes.

Our digital magazines work with iPad/iPhone, Android devices and within PC or Mac web browsers.

Click here for digital download instructions.

Which devices can I read my magazine on?
Apple iOS System Requirements:

  • iOS Version 6.0 (or later)
  • The latest version of the free magazine app downloaded from iTunes

Our magazine apps run on all iPad and iPhone devices running iOS 6.0 or above.

Android and Web-Browser System Requirements:
  • Android OS version 4.4 (or later)
  • The Pocketmags app
  • A compatible Android device or desktop. Our digital editions work across PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, Android mobile or tablet, Amazon Kindle Fire, Windows 10 desktop and tablets, Windows Phone 10. Windows OS Windows 8 Mobile, Windows 8.1
Do I get instant access to the magazine when I subscribe?
You can get instant digital access to the current issue of your chosen magazine. Once you complete your purchase, just follow our easy access guide, and you can be reading the current issue of your favourite magazine in a matter of minutes.

If you wish to read on an android device or web-browser, then you will need to wait until you receive your welcome email. Your welcome email contains your 10 digit subscriber number which is used to unlock your access. You will receive your welcome email within 24 hours and within 2 hours in most cases.
When do digital subscriptions start?
All new subscriptions begin from the most recently released issue available on Newsstand. Depending on the no. of issues published per year, you will receive on average, a minimum 13 issues a year. All magazine product pages include details of the no. of issues published per year in the description.

Instant Access: You will have instant access to the current issue on sale and future issues released within your subscription term. Your issues will become available as they are published. Issues released before the current issue on-sale (on the date you placed your order) won't be part of your subscription. If you would like to own them, you will have to purchase these back issues individually via iTunes.