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

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iPhoto 9.5.1 update

I have been trying to update iPhoto through App Store on my iMac, but I constantly fail. It always downloads the whole package - 1.15GB, then it does its mumbo jumbo, but everytime it looks promising, ...
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After upgrade of retail iWork 09 DVD it appeard on my Apple Store account

I found my iWork 09 retail DVD, which I bought 4.5 years ago. After I installed it, Apple Store showed me that I've got an upgrade to version 13. Next, it appeared on my Apple Store account in ...
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Remote Desktop Client perpetual update in App Store

The App Store icon in my Dock always has a little "1" badge on it indicating that 1 app is available for update. That 1 app is "Remote Desktop Client Update 3.7.1" via "Software Update." However, ...
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Xcode 5 upgraded , stuck at Xcode 4.6.3

I upgraded my Xcode 4.6.3 to Xcode 5 on app store but when the upgraded is finish and open my Xcode it is still Xcode 4.6.3, it should be Xcode 5? What is the problem here.
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Difficulty in downloading some updates since I installed Mavericks

Ever since I installed Mavericks on my iMac, I have had problems in downloading some App updates from the App Store. In particular, Pages 5.01 appears to download satisfactorily, but when the full ...
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How can I fake ethernet interface on osx to log on app store?

Is there a way to fake an ethernet interface or port on a grilled one (MacBook Pro) except from a usb ethernet? Maybe through a bootloader? Chimera or Chameleon adding a key in boot.plist?
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How does Apple's free apps program work?

Apple recently announced that iLife and iWork suites are free with new Macs and iOS devices, but how does it work? Is it preinstalled? What happens if I wipe out the system—will it still be free in ...
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How do I stop App Store multiple downloads

I upgraded to Mavericks a couple of days ago. Yesterday I "upgraded" Numbers and Pages (incidentally don't do this - they have LESS functionality). Now App Store is trying to download Numbers and ...
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Cannot do updates in OSX app store

I am at a loss. I have upgrade to Mavericks and now when i go to my App store i see there are 6 new updates. When i click on Updates (showing Updates 6) i only get a grey bar and it does not show ...
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App not installing from Mac App Store

Ive just got a brand new iMac and have purchased a game (BioShock Infinite) from the Mac App Store. For some reason the download failed halfway through so I tried again from the Purchases page of the ...
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Time capsule backups previous versions of AppStore apps?

I have an App that I bought from the AppStore but later the publisher started to distribute outside the AppStore. I updated the application and when it stopped working I tried to find on my Time ...
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Can't connect to App store post MacOSX10.8.5 update

I am unable to connect to the App Store after updating my macbook to OSX 10.8.5. Following is the message I get, Nothing happens even if I click Continue button. Is this a bug in OSX 10.8.5 ...
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How do I stop OS X from treating an SuperDuper image on an external drive as part of my current installation?

Every night, I have SuperDuper! create an image of my hard drive to an external drive. This works great, and has saved me from system failures a number of times. However, OS X is constantly treating ...
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How do I download Mountain Lion on a mac that does not support Mountain Lion?

My own Mac crashed while downloading Mountain Lion and does not boot anymore. Now I want to download Mountain Lion on another Mac, that only runs OS X Lion - and does not support Mountain Lion. My ...
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Trying to buy OSX Mountain Lion, keeps trying to update

I want to install OSX Mountain Lion on a hackintosh that I'm building, but I don't have a copy of ML. When I try to download it, it says that the update is free because I already have ML. How do I ...
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App Store on MacOS Lion doesnt load

Since a while now, I can't use the app store anymore on my MacOS Lion. It just keeps the screen "One Moment Please. Connecting to the iTunes Store.". I tried a couple of things ... rebootet ... ...
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Mac App Store Problem

Memory Clean update & Pocket new purchase both stuck in installing bar, though in MAS purchase page appears " installed". Both appear in launchpad as if in progress but with full bar.
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Why did the 10.8.3 update disappear from the App Store after I restarted my new Mac?

I’ve just bought a new Mac with 10.8.2 pre-installed. When I started it up for the first time, once I’d gone through the initial set-up, the App Store launched, and showed me an iPhoto update, and ...
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How can I connect to the App Store again?

When i try to open xcode, It show me message like:you can't open the application "Xcode" because it is being updated. When i try to update the xcode through App Store, It display the message like: ...
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Can't rate apps/music/etc in iTunes or App Store

I'm unable to rate anything in either iTunes, the Mac app store, or the iOS app store. If I rate an app 5 stars (or anything else), and then return to the search results, then go back to the app page ...
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GarageBand copied from another Mac

I just copied Garageband on a memory stick from a friends new iMac to my older Macbook Pro which I recently updated (clean install) to Mountain Lion. Unfortunately, during the upgrade I lost ...
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Strange issues with MBA (WiFi)

Several nights ago, I noticed that my home wifi network seemed really slow on my Macbook Air (mid-2011). I was seemingly capped at 12KB/s for downloads, while I was able to upload pretty consistently ...
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App Store opens unDock Lite product page seemingly randomly

I recently installed unDock Lite from the Mac App Store but was not satisfied with its functionality and uninstalled it the same day. But from time to time the App Store opens the unDock Lite product ...
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after transferring information from time capsule to new MacBook Pro iTunes/AppStore stop working

I choose to use a time capsule to initialize my new MacBook Pro. All went well until I tried to use applications bought from the AppStore. Some of them don't start and eventually ask me for my Apple ...
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Mac App store apps use a different user ID so I can't install updates

The OSX Mavericks machine that I use for work has Keynote, Pages, and Numbers installed under the company's Apple ID. (It was purchased in December 2012, pre-Mavericks. It was recently wiped and ...
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Can I sell software with in-app purchases via the Mac App Store?

I created an OS X software with in app purchases. Can I publish this in the Mac App Store ?
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How to get price from App Store [closed]

If we look at this website appshopper.com, that website seems to automatically update its prices with the current prices of the App Store. How can I do that?
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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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How see status when installing an app from App store?

When you install a new app from Apple App store, there is no info on how much time is left. How can one find this information?
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I can't download El Capitan from App Store

I think the title is pretty selfdescribing, but ok :) I go to App Store, I click on download button on OS X El Capitan (it is listed under Utilities), and nothing happens and the El Capitan is not ...
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How can I (or can I even) transfer iTunes/App store credit from one Apple ID to another? [duplicate]

How can I transfer my $0.49 on my apple ID to my family members $0.54 on her apple ID?
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How to use back to school gift card?

I've gotten a $100 back to school from Apple, along with a recent Mac purchase. Can I pay for apps across multiple purchases, or must I spend $100 in one go? How would I go about using the gift card ...
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Why can't find you open source software in the app store? [closed]

Why do you need macports or homebrew to get open source software installed? Why can't you find this kind of software in the app store?
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Antivirus for OS X 10.6.8

I have a laptop with OS X 10.6.8, and it needs anti-virus. I went to the App Store, but everything wants 10.7 and later. I need a software recommendation.
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OS X Desktop PSD?

I'm looking for an editable PSD of the default OS X desktop so I can use it for app screenshots for the Mac App Store. P.S. I don't want to take a screenshot of my own desktop. I specifically want ...