The court was told Magee made full admissions to police when he was arrested and his computer seized.
Mr van der Walt said his client made "extensive admissions" to police, including the "enormous amount of adult pornography" that Magee had downloaded. (the child pornography) was on the computer," he said.
A jury on Tuesday found Macfie guilty of 42 out of 52 charges.
Sitting in the dock at the back of the court yesterday, Macfie remained unmoved when Judge Ross Howie delivered his sentence.
Judge Milton Griffin, SC, in sentencing, told Magee it was likely and right that Magee would by humiliated and shamed by his actions, "which is simply a function of this disgusting behaviour." Judge Griffin ordered Magee be released, on a good behaviour recognisance, after having spent five months in actual custody.