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

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Can I cancel a download of a Mac Store app?

I just got a really large Mac App Store app, (2GB), but Im having some trouble with my diskspace... Is there a way to completeley cancel the download of the app? I mean not just pause it but cancel ...
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How to download Yosemite Beta from the Beta Program?

I signed up on the OS X Beta Program site to test Yosemite. Was given a redemption code and automatically directed to App Store. Redemption code was already filled into the manual input box in App ...
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New non-retina 13.3" mac, will I get OS registered in the app store?

I'm thinking of buying a 13.3" MacBook Pro that a store has at low prices right now. Will this come with the OS registered in the app store? I ask because I plan to switch out the disk for an SSD, ...
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Why can't I browse the internet with Safari, but Chrome is working?

I can't browse to any website using Safari; yet, Google Chrome and Firefox are working fine. The Mac App Store also reports that it cannot connect. I am running OSX 10.7.2 on a 2011 MacBook Pro.
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App Store Purchase Update gives “An error has occurred” messages for Keynote and Numbers

I am trying to install Keynote, Pages, and Numbers from my App Store account using my Apple ID and password. Pages has installed properly and works. Numbers and Keynote both failed and do not open. ...
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Asinine message preventing me from installing Xcode on 10.9.4 [duplicate]

Every time I try to install Xcode from within the Mac App Store, I get "Download for free? This item will be added to your Purchases and will be available even if your Family Sharing Status changes". ...
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My AppStore Updater wants to install the latest RAW update over and over again

Somehow my OS X AppStore is caught in a loop. It wants to install the RAW updates for Aperture and iPhoto over and over again. What should I do?
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what happens after iOS developer account subscription ends?

If a developer paid for iOS development program which is currently $99 per year. But what if the developer publishes the app for free on the Appstore and after a year he doesn't pay $99? All of his ...
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Mac App Store apps not opening

Overnight a lot of my Mac App Store purchased apps will not open. I get the error message: "Tweetbot" is damaged and can't be opened. Delete "Tweetbot" and download it again from the App Store. ...
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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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Why am I unable to download Mavericks from the App Store? [duplicate]

I am running Mountain Lion. But unfortunately, I'm having trouble downloading Mavericks Installer from the App Store. Here is what happens: I search for Mavericks in the App Store, it shows ...
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OSX Mavericks: AppStore wring out my credit card number, but I haven't got any

My problem is that I can't even update my system or download a free app from AppStore, because it demand my payment information. There isn't any None payment info statement, so looks like it's ...
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Is there any app for invoice/receipt recognition?

I'm looking for an app to take the picture of the invoice/receipts (or use existing onces) and it'll "read" (OCR) the date and the amount and could export them into some text format or something ...
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How can I reinstall an application that the Mac App Store thinks is installed already?

I'm the developer of an application that is currently on the Mac App Store. I'm trying to download my own application so that I can test out the binary that is on the store. (As opposed to running it ...
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How do I turn off App Store notifications in Mountain Lion

The App Store on Mountain Lion pushes update notifications through Notification Center. Unfortunately, this also happens for users that are not system administrators (and so cannot run the App Store). ...
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iMovie 11? The Appstore shows 10.0.5

I have iMovie 09. I'm thinking about upgrading, and thought iMovie 11 is the current version. But when I open the Appstore and search for iMovie, I find 10.0.5? What happened to 11?
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Cannot change my Apple ID when attempting to sign in to download from the App Store

When attempting to download an app from the App Store, I am unable to change the Apple ID as the box is disabled, as shown below. How can I change the Apple ID?
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How many apps are the Mac AppStore?

Is there a way to find out today how many applications are in the Mac AppStore approximately?
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Can I upgrade from Mountain Lion To Mavericks without the app store?

I don't want to create an App Store account because I don't like the idea of tying my computer with it. Can I still upgrade from Mountain Lion to Mavericks for free from the Apple servers without an ...
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Re-downloading apps purchased in a different country?

I lived in Canada for several years, but now I live in Norway (again). In Canada, I have purchased many apps on both the iOS and Mac OS X app stores. Some of these apps I have uninstalled over the ...
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On OS X are iTunes and the App Store apps one and the same?

I have two MacBook Airs (Running the latest version of OS X 10.9). On one of the MacBooks I decided to get rid of some of the apps that I know I am not going to use. One of the apps that I got rid of ...
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Can I use Cisco Meraki, or similar, to deploy Mac App Store Apps?

Cisco Meraki is fantastic, it blows the features of Apple's Profile Manager out of the water. One thing I would very much like to be able to do however is to push Volume Purchased Mac Apps to all our ...
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None Payment option not present [duplicate]

After creating an Apple ID in another location, I am forced to enter payment information in the iOS, Mac, and iTunes stores. Even when trying to purchase a Free app, I am forced to enter payment ...
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Images not loading in Mail, App Store and other Apps (like ReadKit) of OS X Mavericks

since some days I observe something interesting on my mac Maschine. Sometimes my IMAP Account cannot connect (to different providers like gmail). I had that problem also today after a restart did ...
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Report a problem with an app I purchased on the Mac App Store

I have purchased an app on the Mac App Store which doesn't work at all on my computer. Is there a way to contact the App Store team and report the problem and maybe get a refund?
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How do I remove the previous App Store user from my computer?

Someone else at the office was attempting to help me setup the laptop before I started, so now my MBP has their credentials for some apps. I can uninstall and reinstall the app, if that's all it ...
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View App Store Download Progress (Downloading Maverick) [duplicate]

I'm downloading Mavericks on my Lion, but I don't know how to see the progress. When I go to the purchases tab on the app store, I see a blank button:
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Is there a free temperature monitor program that works on a 2014 Retina MBP?

Is there a free temperature monitor program that works on a 2014 Retina MBP? I don't need fancy features, fan control, etc. Just temperatures are fine. All of the ones I've found in the App Store and ...
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Appstore update to a transfered application

I have problems when Im trying to update a transfered app (AppStore). The exact error I receive is: "This app contains an embedded provisional profile thats not associated with your account." I have ...
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Deleting and Resubmitting an App

Since iTunesconnect won't let me delete leaderboards and achievements, I am considering deleting my entire app and resubmitting it. My app is free, without IAP, was just recently published, and has ...
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Why does App Store redownload already downloaded parts when resuming a paused download?

Yesterday, I started downloading XCode 5.1.1 from the App Store. I have a very slow + limited bandwidth Internet connection. It took almost 5+ hours to download 1.6GB of data. It was really late in ...
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Garageband - Unable to complete In-App Purchase

I would like to buy more instruments, loops and so on in the new Garageband. The problem is that if I choose Garageband → Purchase more sounds click Continue when it told me what I'm going ...
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Print invoice from Apple store not available?

I try to print the invoice of the MBP I bought about one year ago from the apple store. This option is supposed to be available, however it is not there. The Q/A and overview pages keep redirecting me ...
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Download OS X App Store updates to update multiple Macs

I have two MacBook Airs, but I have very limited bandwidth. I would prefer to download updates once and then copy them onto all the other MacBook Airs. How can I download App Store updates once to ...
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Prevent App Store from putting apps on the Dock in Snow Leopard

In Snow Leopard, when I install an app from the App Store it automatically places it on the Dock with the "Keep in Dock" option enabled. Due to my poor mouse skills I've made the Dock immutable, so ...
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Can app store purchase be shared with a Mac running older version of Mac OS X?

I'm running Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.8 and need to install an app that can only be downloaded from the App store. If I download it to a newer Mac can I install it on my main Mac running 10.5.8? When I ...
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Is there any way to get a generic (country-unrelated) iTunes link?

When copying links to stuff in iTunes or Mac App Store, I always get a countrycode-specific link. Is there any way to get a generic one? If not, will those links resolve to national-specific iTunes ...
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From Mac App Store to an external hard drive

Is there any way to download and store app bought from the Mac App Store in an external hard drive and also being able to update them? (I'm especially interested in doing this with Xcode)
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How to backup Store Apps?

I have been searching and I didn't find an optimal solution for my problem. I have some apps purchased from the Mac App Store (Pixelmator, GarageBand), and other ones installed (Xcode). I want to ...
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Software Update in Mountain Lion

Can anyone who has upgraded to Mountain Lion confirm that software updating is now done through the App Store and no longer through the Software Update utility? If this is the case, does this mean ...
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Phantom Update Stuck In Mac App Store

About a year ago I downloaded the "<3 Sudoku Daily" (click for MAS link) app from the Mac App Store. After a while I decided I didn't want it anymore, so I deleted it by putting the application ...
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Mountain Lion Doesn't Download from Store

I just bought Mountain Lion in the App Store and it shows the download link. But after I click it and correctly enter my password it does not continue to download. Nothing happens. It just remains on ...
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How can I disable App Store update notification for non-admin users?

I am admin on my MBA (Mavericks), and I want to get App Store update notifications. The rest of my family have non-admin (standard) accounts and I'd like to disable App Store updates and notification ...
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standalone upgrade from older version to current version osx

I want a standalone upgrade from an older osx (10.7.4) to the current mavericks. There is the free upgrade in the app store which normally would be perfect -- but my internet connection at home is ...
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Maximise window in OS X only using App Store extention

We know maximise a window in OS X (like we do in Ubuntu Unity or MS Windows) is not currently possible. Are there any third party extensions available from OS X App Store to achieve this? (I don't ...
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OS X Server Upgrade Path

What's the upgrade path of OS X Server? If I bought Lion Server from Mac App Store, am I eligible to upgrade to Mountain Lion Server for free? Or if I'm based on Mountain Lion Server, can I upgrade to ...
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Cannot Connect to the App Store

I have an App Store update indicated on my App store icon, but when I click on it to go to the App store I get the message >Cannot Connect to App Store
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Submitting apps containing ports of chromium browser or webkit engine in the app store

A small doubt here: I am building an app which will contain either a custom, modified version of Chromium or a modified version of the webkit rendering engine. Does Apple have a policy of not ...
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Mac App Store Update

Today I was checking if there are any updates on Mac App Store and look what type of message came out. What do I need to do ?
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App Store and Mavericks

I run 10.8.5 on one of my Macs, because some of the software I use doesn't seem to get on well with Mavericks. Is there any way of stopping App Store from repeatedly asking me to update to Mavericks? ...