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

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App Store won't update iTunes; inconsistent with iWork

I have updated my (Late 2009) Mac Mini to Mavericks. "About This Mac" shows "OS X 10.9 (13A603). However, I have not been able to update iTunes to version 11.1.2. The App Store shows that the update ...
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Using iWork from the Up-to-Date Program on another Mac

I bought a new Mac and received three Mac App Store codes for the iWork apps from the Up-to-Date Program (http://www.apple.com/creativity-apps/mac/up-to-date/). I also have an older MacBook with ...
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Download OS update only once for all home computers [duplicate]

I want to upgrade all my home computers (4 macbooks running 10.8) to the new Mavericks OS. I have a download cap, so i dont want to download it 4 times. How can i download it once and install it on ...
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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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How to remove an app stuck in “waiting” mode from the Mac App Store?

I've got 2 applications that I installed via the Mac App Store that are still in the "waiting" mode. How do I get these applications to finish installing? Or how do I remove them and try again? By ...
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How can I save the Mavericks download from the App Store to minimize downloads? [duplicate]

I really don't want to download 5.5 gigs on every Mac in my house - how can I recover and reuse the Maverick's download from one Mac to another?
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App not installing from iMac app store

Ive just got a brand new iMac and have purchased a game (BioShock Infinite) from the app store. For some reason the download failed halfway through so I tried again from the Purchases page of the app ...
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How to fix app store Mountain Lion download that stops at 45%?

I have tried to download Mountain Lion from the app store only to have it show up in my dock and begin "downloading". Except it never completes the download. Each time I begin the download again, it ...
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OS X shows “Sign in to use this application on this computer” dialogs when opening App Store applications

After a reboot of OS X, I often need to re-enter my Apple ID password in order to use the apps I bought in the App Store. Sometimes I have to re-enter my password only once and all the apps work ...
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You have updates available on another account

I received this Mac as a gift. Everything worked fine, now in the App Store the default applications GarageBand, iMovie and iPhoto refuse to update, since it asks for the Apple ID of the previous ...
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Mac App Store Stuck On App Update

It's been like this for months... A friend of mine downloaded angry birds on his account, then signed out. Then a week later I said "I'm never going to play this." and deleted the app, however, the ...
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How can I (or can I even) transfer iTunes/App store credit from one Apple ID to another?

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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Mac App Store, reuse apps after changing country

The answer of this question explains that it is to install apps bought on the Mac App Store on multiple computers. My problem is a little bit different. I moved to another country and I had to change ...
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Buy from appstore using operator network

I want to ask, if anyone already know if any company can sell application from appstore using credit charge of it, without using credit cards, like if i charge my line with 10 dollars, so i can buy ...
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Removing non App Store apps

I use several apps installed using .dmg files downloaded from other sources rather than direct from the App Store. When I try to remove them through Launchpad, these apps will not show the X button ...
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Upgrade OS X Lion (10.7.4) to OS X Mountain Lion

I have OS X Lion 10.7.4 and want to upgrade OS X Mountain Lion. What do I have to do for the upgrade? Do I have to backup my system? If yes, which program can I use for the backup? If I have any ...
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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 to stop “Verification Required” when installing free apps?

When I tried to install a free app, AppStore says: Verification Required Before you can make purchases, you must tap Continue to sign in, then verify your payment info. I never had this ...
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Can I download Mountain Lion and install it later?

Can I download Mountain Lion from the App Store and install it on my machine later? I have a very slow Internet connection at home, but I am traveling with my MacBook now and have temporary access to ...
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Will VOX music player change anything in my iTunes library?

I've downloaded the free VOX music player from the Mac App Store after reading a recomendation in some site. The program asks me for permission to acces my iTunes Library but a splash screen hints of ...
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Can my daughter charge my credit card from her Apple ID?

If I set up an individual account for my daughter can she charge my credit card with an app purchase?
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No X button on App Store downloaded apps icons in Launchpad “jiggle mode”

I can't seem to uninstall Mac App Store purchased applications. I know that holding down the Option key or clicking and holding on the app icon to make the icons start jiggling so you can uninstall ...
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How can I hide / remove updates from the Mac App Store?

I installed an app, didn't like it, and then moved it from Applications to the Trash and emptied the trash. Now when I go into the App Store, I am stil being prompted to update the application even ...
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Is it possible to update the itunes without updating Xcode?

I am having updates for both itunes and xcode in the App store. When I click update to itunes, it asks me to close both the itunes and xcode. I don't want to update xcode. Is it possible update ...
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If I remove Apple Loops, will reinstalling Garage Band from the App Store later restore them?

I'm attempting to save some space on my new Mac, which had iLife preinstalled. I can confidently delete GarageBand and iMovie for now, since I can easily reinstall them later from the App Store should ...
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Do apple developer program allow Pakistani developer to sale inApp purchases?

I am an independent application developer from Pakistan having a local bank account and VISA credit card. I am planning to enrol in the Apple Developer Program as an individual to sell my apps. I ...
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Clear AppStore cookies and locally stored data

How to clear my OSX 10.8 AppStore cookies and locally stored data? I also heard that there's a debug mode in AppStore, How can I enable it?
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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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Will I still be able to buy and install Lion after Mountain Lion is released?

I own an Early 2008, white MacBook (MB403LL/A) which still has Snow Leopard, 10.6.8, installed. My understanding is Mountain Lion will not support my MacBook. If this turns out to be true then I ...
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Appstore Policy: Why do apps stop using appstore and instead install from web sites?

Today I've seen this message from SourceTree app (gui repo-manager): 'You have a behind version that supported now. We move from appstore and you need to download application from link below.' Why ...
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Removed Facetime - how to recover?

So I got this weird situation probably because of my own stupidity. But here goes: I am on Lion (10.7.3) and decided to install FaceTime from the App Store. When trying to install the App Store app ...
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I uninstalled xcode 4.6 and the App Store still wants to update it

A few months ago the app store notified me to update xcode. When I attempted to do this, the download hung and wouldn't complete. I tried several more times after restarting each time. Always the same ...
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“Sign in to download from the App Store” with a different Apple ID

I am trying to update software on a Macbook. Before doing so, apparently I have to "Sign in to download from the App Store." It provides me with a form asking for an Apple ID and password to do so. ...
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Just upgraded to Mountain Lion and I have to buy iPhoto again?

I originally was on Leopard. Then I got the free upgrade to Snow Leopard. I bought Lion when it was released and removed it after a few months because it made my machine too slow. I upgraded the ...
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How can I opt out of updates for one app when using the App Store?

I have an app that has been radically changed (Skitch) and I'd prefer to not see any of the updates that the developer has made available to that app on the App Store. I'm lazy and like to use the ...
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Updates for different user on work mac

My office is the only one in my place of business that uses macs (I guess I just lucked out with a boss who insisted on macs), so I.T. has no idea what to do for this situation. The person who I ...
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When does the Mac App Store produce notifications?

According to Apple's page on Mountain Lion, the Mac App Store is supposed to send you notifications: Mac App Store notifications The Mac App Store notifies you when updates are available ...
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Is there an easy way to get notified of updates for all of my non-Mac App Store apps?

I like to keep my system up to date and the Mac App Store is great in that it automatically notifies you when updates are available for apps downloaded from it. However, I'm after an easy way to get ...
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if iPhoto came with my Mac, can I still get free updates after Mountain Lion?

Since: I got iPhoto included with my MacBook Pro, not from the Mac App Store Mountain Lion is replacing Software Update with the Mac App Store Will I still be able to get free iPhoto updates with ...
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Purchase from random account showing up in Mac App Store?

There's an app in my Mac App Store update list called "Mahjong Deluxe Free". I have never downloaded this app, let alone play mahjong (is that normal?). Upon trying to clear it from the list by ...
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Being asked to log into a different account on Mac App Store?

Just recently I'm being asked by the Mac App Store to log into a different account to update my apps. I've never had a second Apple ID and this computer has always belonged to me, meaning there's ...
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Update process confusion!

I have spent the last few days trying to figure out exatly what the impact is with changing country and card details on my Apple ID to a new location. I changed from Ireland to the UK, and then I ...
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I purchased & downloaded Mountain Lion, and then…nothing happened

I purchased Mountain Lion through the App Store on my 10.7.5 MacBook Pro. The download completed and I clicked through the prompts to choose an install location and agree to the terms. I'm sorry to ...
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Where can i find and clean up partially downloaded content?

Say your download of 17gb application is interrupted and can't continue since you are out of space. Knowing the application name, where can you look to find parts of what has already been downloaded ...
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What is the correct way to take screenshot for the Mac App Store Submission?

I wanna submit my app to the mac app store. Mac App Store is asking for the screenshot of the dimensions 1280x800, 1440x900, 2880x1800 or 2560x1600. My samsung display does not support this ...
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How painful is it to use multiple Apple IDs with the MAS?

I have two different Apple IDs, associated with Apple Stores in different countries. On my iPhone, some apps were purchased with one ID, some with the other. This used to be really painful in iOS 5, ...
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How to make App Store stop updating already updated apps?

I installed Xcode 4.6.3 on the day it was released. Since then, every day it wants to update it. I have searched with both Spotlight and find to verify that there are no other copies on my drive, ...
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Is the flash storage firmware update 1.0 for my MBA installed? How can I verify it?

On May 16th 2013 Apple released the MacBook Air Flash Storage Firmware Update 1.0. Since I have experienced the described symptoms I really want this update. However, the Mac App Store will show ...