What is the XRD Software Update Message on Mac OS?

Have you noticed a pesky lit­tle pro­gram called “XRD Soft­ware Update” pop­ping up in the dock on your Mac? This mys­te­ri­ous soft­ware will keep pop­ping up even after you close it, but it’s not clear what XRD Soft­ware Update is, what it is sup­posed to do, and how you can delete it. Here we will explain what XRD does and how to solve this annoy­ing prob­lem on Mac computers.