The Mac App Store is a digital distribution platform for OS X applications developed by Apple.

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How to increase font size in Mac App Store?

How do you increase the font size in the Mac App Store? I have just gotten a new Apple Cinema Display and I'm getting used to the higher resolution. I like it and don't wish to lower it. I have just ...
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How do I delete an app purchased through the Mac App Store?

I notice that apps downloaded through the Mac App Store are placed in the /Applications folder on my Mac. Is there any special procedure to delete them, or can I just drag them to the trash like I can ...
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Is there a imac mail app available?

Is there a mail app for imac ? Closest thing I can find is thunderbird. Something similar to the iphone mail app ?
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Mac App Store: download but don't install

A friend of mine has a crappy broadband connection, and he needs to install the latest XCode 4.1 which is only available on the Mac App Store. For my part, I have a good connection, but already have ...
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Can't buy anything through the app store on mac?

I am trying to download Lion through the Mac App store, but its telling me that my payment method has been declined. I don't know what to do. I've updated all my payment details and every time I ...
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Is there an alternate way to get receipts from the Mac App Store

I purchased an app (Divvy) from the Mac App Store ten days ago and still have not received an email receipt for the purchase. The e-mail address in the App Store Account Settings is correct and it's ...
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Reinstalling XCode

I just upgraded to Lion, and was having problems with my old XCode installation, so I just removed it completely by running sudo /Developer/Library/uninstall-devtools sudo rm -rf /Developer Now ...
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How to purchase Lion OS without going to Mac App Store?

I would like to purchase Lion, but the Mac App Store requires a credit card, and I don't have one. Are there any other options which don't require a credit card?
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Apple App Store continues to show Xcode 4.1 “Installed” even though I have uninstalled it.

Ok, so Xcode 4.1 was working fine and I did the incremental update to 4.1.1 at the App Store when it came out a few days ago. Nothing has been stable since that update. So I found on Stackoverflow ...
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Xcode 4 post installation problem

I have successfully installed Xcode 4.1 from Mac AppStore on Lion, and restarted the machine to be sure that everything will run correctly, everything is ok up to this point. however, when I open ...
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Can i change the default Mac App Store install folder?

I prefer to have all applications installed per-user, to ~/Applications/ rather than globally. The default location for apps installed from the Mac App Store is the global applications folder located ...
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Can't download or update Mac App Store apps

I can't seem to download or update any apps purchased in the Mac App Store. So far I've tried most of the usual troubleshooting tips found by googling the issue (deleting caches & preferences, ...
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How can I burn an OS X Lion install DVD once the installer has been auto-deleted?

I've just installed OS X Lion on my iMac, and I want to make an installation DVD, so that I can reinstall without having to first install Snow Leopard. The way to create the DVD is answered elsewhere,...
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Where is the Xcode installer located?

When I browse the Mac App Store, the buy button of the Xcode app is shown as "installed" so that I can't buy it. But I can't find it in my Applications folder either. How can I locate the app? Or how ...
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Where are receipts for App Store purchases on OS X

I recently upgraded to Lion, which has been good so far. My employer likes receipts for the things I purchase though. Is there some place where you can see what you bought through the OS X App Store ...
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How to move Lion installer to another Mac?

I installed Lion on my MacBook Pro. Worked great. Now I want to install it on my iMac, I don't want to re-download it from the App Store because it's a 3.5GB download and I have to pay for all my ...
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Is there a way to purchase the official Lion release when the Gold Master was previously installed?

Is there a way to install the official release when you installed the Gold Master version? I can't purchase it from the app store because it think I have the app already intalled... I wonder how you ...
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Which programing languages can be used for publishing to the Mac App Store?

What are the programing language requirements for publishing to the mac app store? Obviously Obj-C is the main one, but can someone publish using something like C++? Or Java?
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If I buy an app in the App Store, will it work on future major releases or will I need to repurchase it?

I usually buy Apps in the Mac App Store and iOS App Store but I've always had the doubt, when I buy it, will the app be available in the future for the next releases or not? I never brought an App ...
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Examples of apps in the Mac App Store not made with objective-c/c/c++?

Are there any apps in the store made using mono, ruby or lisp or put together in another alternative way. Do you know of any? The reason I'm asking is because I'm already making apps using cocoa/...
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Sharing an AppStore download across computers

With the impending release of Lion, I'm wondering whether there is a way to download an app from the Mac AppStore only once, but use the downloaded installer or binary on more than one machine. This ...
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I Installed The Unarchiver from the App Store - where should it be?

I'm a long-time The Unarchiver user. I noticed today that it can be installed and package-controlled by the App Store. I'm a total App Store novice. Normally The Unarchiver sits in /Applications/...
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Mac App Store: Don't show updates for an uninstalled app

I downloaded the free trial ('lite') version of an app on the Mac App Store. I didn't like the app, so I uninstalled it from my computer. However, the App Store wants me to install updates for this ...
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Can I get an app for free if I already purchased it on the same account, but on a different computer?

I bought the Xcode app from Apple's Mac App Store last night on a computer which I ended up returning. I now have a new Mac. After logging into the App Store, I am asked to repurchase the app. Should ...
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AppStore stopped working

Today I wanted to download a free application from the AppStore. First it wanted me to review my account settings, I accepted the license, then filled out the empty fields and it asked for my payment ...
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How to contact Apple for the Mac store billing support?

I've recently registered to the Mac Store and provided the credit card though I didn't plan to buy anything immediately. Some people say that there is an option "no card" when registering, but I didn'...
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Mac App Store updates keep repeating; won't clear

My Mac App Store updates keep repeating. They won't clear. The update is clearly installed. I know this because the new features in the changelogs are visible in my apps when I open them. The update ...
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How does the Mac OS X Lion beta work? [closed]

Apparently you download it from the Mac App Store, but I don't understand how that would work, because it's not an app. Can a developer who has installed it explain the process to me?
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Is there any reason to buy the iWork bundle instead of the apps separately from the App Store?

Keynote is $19, Pages is $19, Numbers is $19. iWork bundle is $79. Why would anyone want to buy the bundle?
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How can I re-install Mac App Store

I just deleted (via AppCleaner) my Mac App Store app (which I couldn't log into for 2 weeks) with the idea to re-get a fresh app via Software Update. But Software Update doesn't download Mac App ...
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Can Apple delete an app installed via iTunes or the App Store without your permission?

I had always thought the answer to this was no. I have an app that was pulled from the iOS App Store (VLC) still on my non-jailbroken phone and thought this was proof that Apple can't remote wipe an ...
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Mac App Store works like trying to open iTunes via browser

Greets everyone. I've updated to 10.6.6 but my Mac App Store doesn't behave well - see screen below: It seems to be constantly trying to open iTunes for some reason. BTW, I'd logged in iTunes with ...
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Mac Apps Store wont download any apps on computer

I have successfully downloaded apps on a laptop, but when trying to download on a desktop mac, whenever i click install, it says 'put password for billing info', as it would normally. I do so, click ...