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

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...