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

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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 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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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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Transferring Mountain Lion

i bought a new macbook pro with mountain lion preinstalled and i dont know how to put it on my older 10.6.8 Imac. There is no file for it on the macbook and says i havent bought it in the app store.
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Change apple ID associated with Mac App Store application

How can I change the Apple ID associated with an application downloaded from the Mac App Store? For example, when I try to update an application, it says for me to login with the account that ...
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App Store showing update to app I have not installed with an Apple ID that is not mine

The App Store wants me to update the Twitter app using a different Apple ID that I don't recognize. I've never installed Twitter. When I enter my own Apple ID to either update or install that app, I ...
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pause download from appstore and shutdown then resume after restarting computer

I am using mountain lion on macbook pro. I want to know if it is posible to pause while downloading xcode from appstore and shutdown my computer, then resume my download from where i paused it when 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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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 ...
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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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Reinstall Mountain Lion after factory reset to Lion

I have a MBP Early 2011 which came with Lion. I purchased Mountain Lion from the App Store and installed it, and it worked fine for awhile. Recently my machine crapped out and my disk was corrupted ...
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Adobe Creative Cloud: Mac App Alternatives? [closed]

A couple of days ago Adobe announced that its Creative Suite Software is to be rebranded as Creative Cloud, the development of its creative suit line will come to an end. Whilst Adobe CS6 will still ...
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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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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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Is there a way to get past versions of an app in App Store?

Say you're running Snow Leopard, and there has been a 10.6-compatible version of an app, but the newest version requires Lion or greater. Or, say an app recently received a UI overhaul, and you'd like ...
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Disabling password prompt at every installation for App Store/Mac App Store

Is it possible? It's really annoying. Especially on the iPad (don't know if it exists on the iPhone) :S
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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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Can you use any application whilst it is being updated

Is it possible to use any application while it is being updated from the Mac App Store?
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Where did the update notifications for Java and Safari 6.0.4 go?

Yesterday my Apple Store came up with the list of new updates available, including Java and Safari 6.0.4. Since it was late I decided to wait till this morning to do the update. Now the same list ...
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OS X application manager

Unix-sytled, "package managers" like Fink, Homebrew, and MacPorts do a good job of managing 'headless' libraries. I would like something similar to manage OS X applications with a GUI. I am hoping ...
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Awkward dialog box: MZFinance.InAppBuyLoginRequired_message

I am getting the following dialog box for a few days: How can I find out which application is showing it and how can I solve the issue? I am on Mac OS 10.7.5. Edit: I followed the bassplayer7's ...
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How can I gift an app in the app store? [duplicate]

I want to gift an OS X app, specifically OS X Mountain Lion to my mother in-law. How do I achieve this from the OS X App Store? I can't find any gifting option for both apps I own and apps I do not ...
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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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change my apple id country

In my apple account there is $0.15. When ever I try to change my country it says "you have store credit balance; you must spend your balance before you can change stores." If there is a way to change ...
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Change update frequency of app store in Mountain Lion?

The mac app store on Mac OS X (10.8.3) notifies me frequently about new app updates by showing a little popup. How can I change the update frequency or the way Mac OS X notifies me?
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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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10.8.3 update will not run - keeps asking for restart

I have tried to update to 10.8.3 a number of times, however, when I come back from the necessary restart, the same message appears in the App Store - as if nothing had happened. please help with this ...
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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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How do I maintain two different iOS devices on a single iMac

My wife and I share an iMac, and our iPhones keep populating with each other's apps. iTunes keeps trying to update my phone with my wife's apps and data. Is there a way to update the settings on the ...
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Remove applications from Software Update

I have two applications showing up in Software Update that I didn't install, don't exist anywhere on any volume attached to my computer (and never have), and I would like to remove them. When I click ...
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Is it possible to keep Mac App Store apps in the user application directory?

I have a MacBook Pro configured in the following way: 120GB SSD 70GB OS X boot partition (10.8.2) 50GB BootCamp partition 750GB WD HDD Essentially all used as my Home folder Is it ...
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AppStore crashed during software update

I was using my computer normally when I got a "Updates Available" notification. On selecting to update, the App Store opened, and I saw 3 updates available: 1) iTunes 2) Java (I have never installed ...
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Why are past purchases no longer showing after I change country of my Apple ID?

Recently I’ve changed the country in my Apple ID account. While everything else's fine there's an issue with my purchases. All Apps that were purchased before the change don't appear in Purchased ...
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How to deploy machines with Apple IDs?

We have about 10 Macs at not big Digital Agency. Currently I am doing some research and preparing some deployment plan, and don't know what to do with those Apple IDs. There is no any centralised ...
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App Store keeps on trying and failing to update iMovie and iPhoto on Mountain Lion

I recently got a Mountain Lion laptop from work and every time the App Store checks for updates, it reports updates as available for iMovie and iPhoto. However, I have neither installed and when I ...
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Why does the Mac App Store show an “error” for a missing product?

A game that purchased a while ago in the Mac App Store is now "not currently available in the U.S. store", but continues to appear in my Applications folder as a download in progress and shows an ...
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Mac App Store update stuck (Installing - Calculating…)

I opened GarageBand for the first time, to find that most of the loops required me to download the Apple Loops from Software Update. I agreed to this. The App Store opened and gave me the option to ...
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Suspected Places for Mac App Store Files

I know that Evernote has about 4 gigs of stuff in my file system. I know this because I recently switched to a non-app-store version of Evernote and it "copied" my files and listed them at 2GB. I ...
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How can I force an app to redownload from Mac App Store?

I have purchased an app which didn't download successfully. I deleted the installer and tried to install it again from the Mac AppStore but the download button says "Installed". I also still have the ...
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iWork purchasing options

I purchased Pages, Keynote, and Numbers for my Mac Mini running Lion, but they're not showing up as purchased in the App Store with my usual Apple ID. They don't appear to be registered. I'm trying to ...
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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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Mac OS X app for measuring time spent in apps [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there an app that allows me to monitor time spent using an application? Is there app which will tell me that for example, today I spent 30 minutes in Safari, 1 hour ...
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Restoring past purchases from different country

I recently moved countries, and have purchases associated on my iTunes account. Once I moved countries, I changed the country on my Apple ID to my new country. However, after using a store card on ...
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Xcode 4.6 not installing on my Mountain Lion

I am updating my Xcode 4.5.x to Xcode 4.6 directly from Mac App Store. But I am unable to update it. First it downloads the new Xcode. After downloading, it starts installing. But while installing it ...
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Mac App Store thinks I don't have any apps installed

Okay, I have the weirdest problem. All the apps in my 'Purchases' tab show either 'Install' or 'Download', most of the apps I currently have installed, but non the less it doesn't recognise them. This ...
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Do all Macs come with iLife apps?

I bought a Mac that is only a few months old. My understanding was that it is supposed to come with iLife (iPhoto, iMovie, and GarageBand) either preinstalled or available as a "free" download in the ...
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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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Stop App Store prompting for specific system update

I have a Brother MFC printer, and installed the latest drivers from the Brother website. All is good, everything works. The App Store now prompts me that there is an update available: Brother Printer ...
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Download Mountain Lion on unsupported Mac?

Can I buy and download OS X 10.8, Mountain Lion, via the Mac App Store on an unsupported Mac? My home internet is dial-up, so whenever I need to download stuff I go to the library with my Snow ...