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I have a non App Store app installed so the 'X' does not appear when I hold down the icon.

I don't want to uninstall the app, just remove it only from Launchpad.

It's OS X Mavericks

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Launchpad Manager will allow you to delete any app from your Launchpad. Just open it, select the app you want to delete and press ⌘⌫.

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