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

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Can I re-purchase an app with a different apple ID?

I have a development machine that another employee (who has left) purchased Xcode on. Now I want to update Xcode, but I don't have that employee's apple ID information. I signed out of the App Store ...
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What's the meaning/use of ?mt=8 and ?mt=12 in iTunes Preview and Mac App Store Preview URLs?

Examples http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wuala/id417749289?mt=8&ls=1   http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/wuala/id417749289?mt=8   ...
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App Store “An Unknown Error Has Occurred”, Apple Support fix was only temporary. How fix permanently?

When opening an application installed from the App Store (TextWrangler) I am prompted to sign in. After entering the correct Apple ID and password I get an error, An unknown error has occurred. This ...
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How do I triage errors from the AppStore? Where are the log files?

Am getting an error message when trying to reinstall TextWrangler from the App Store. The message given is An unknown error occurred. This is not terribly helpful. Where can I look to get more ...
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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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How to install app from App Store again on Mountain Lion (or on the new OS X)?

I had the game "Plants vs Zombies" purchased on the Apple App Store (for Mac) when the computer was using Lion. Now I made a new partition and installed Mountain Lion on the new partition. And when ...
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App Store for Business

How can business users update to Mac OS X 10.8 on existing machines? My question regards a business with about 2 dozen Macs currently running 10.6.8 in Germany. The licenses would need to be floating ...
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Transfer an App Store app to another machine without internet access

I have a Mac, running Mountain Lion, which does not have internet access and cannot be given internet access. I would like to take an app, which is only available on the App Store, and install it on ...
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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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Preinstalled Mountain Lion and iWork is not found for Updates

My Retina Macbook Pro came with 10.8.0 preinstalled, I also have a normal boxed version of iWork '09 brought over from my old computer. When the 10.8.1 Update was out I got the Notification box that ...
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Download Xcode from developer site vs install from app store

I signed up for the (free) Apple Developer ID and downloaded the latest Xcode release from here. Is it any different from the App Store download/installation? If it's the same, why does the App Store ...
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Mountain Lion does not show up under Purchased for ML pre-installed machine

I recently purchased a new Macbook Air (2012) and it came with Mountain Lion pre-installed. I've noticed that Mountain Lion does not show up as 'Purchased' in the App Store and indeed when I search ...
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Xcode failed to download. Use the Purchases page to try again

Xcode is showing in the Mac App Store, ready to be updated. Clicking update results in an error: Xcode failed to download. Use the Purchases page to try again. Steps taken that didn't help: ...
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Where is the Mac OS X Lion that I purchased?

I bought Lion a year ago, but I downgraded to Snow Leopard because I wanted to play Starcraft, which is not supported on Lion. After Mountain Lion was released, I can no longer find Lion anymore. Does ...
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How can I create a link to an app in the Mac Appstore?

I know how to create a link to an app in the iTunes App Store (iOS apps), but how do you create a similar link to an app in the Mac App Store?
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Can't successfully download nor resume mac os x mountain lion

I'm sorry if this a redundant question but I'm really desperate. I recently bought a used Macbook (5,1) from ebay that came preloaded with snow leopard, my main goal of this purchase is to start ...
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Problem downloading 10.8. Can I use my copy?

I am helping a friend with his computer. He purchased 10.8 through the AppStore. However, the internet at his location is iffy at best, and we've tried for days to download with no success. Can I use ...
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I have an Apple ID but it is not associated to App Store. I have tried to associate it, but it wont let me without a credit card. How to proceed? [duplicate]

I have got guidance on how to create a new Apple ID that wont use a credit card, but could not find a way to associate my existing Apple ID (with my main email) to App Store without inserting a credit ...
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How to re-download Lion from Mountain Lion

I'm currently running Mountain Lion, but I'd like to redownload Lion (to create a bootable install drive). However, when I click the download button in the App Store, I receive a message telling me my ...
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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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Mac App Store Login Problem

Since I upgraded my MacBook to Mountain Lion I have the following problem: in the Mac App Store it's not possible to log in or to buy/download anything. Clicking on log in just doesn't do anything, no ...
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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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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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Different language for Mac OS and AppStore's softwares

My OS X (Mountain Lion) is in English, and I want to keep it like this. But, for some softwares in the AppStore (not necessary all), I would like to turn it in French when supported (like OmniFocus) ...
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Where can I buy iMovie that is compatible with SL?

I just upgraded my macbook to SL and wanted to upgrade iMovie too. But the system requirement for the version available on App Store is 10.7.4 or later. Where can I purchase one that would work on a ...
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Can Mac App Store Apps be “sideloaded”?

The issue I am facing is bandwidth is very expensive where I live, I pay by the MB so if I need to install Final Cut on 10 different computers it would be murder to download it 10 times, is it ...
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Magic Window causes GfxCardStatus to switch to Discrete mode

I was trying out the Magic Window timelapse wallpaper app and noticed that GfxCardStatus changed to discrete as soon as I loaded the application. It consumes 79.7mb of real memory. Does this mean ...
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Does deleting Mac App Store apps in Launchpad delete related files in the Library folders too?

When I delete Mac App Store apps in Launchpad, does it delete related files in the Library folders too? I mean files like preferences, application support files etc.
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App Store doesn't show Mountain Lion as installed

After downloading, and upgrading to OS X Mountain Lion, the Mac App Store shows a "download" link for it; it doesn't show "installed." Secondly, although I have downloaded it twice, it does not show ...
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Can I pause the Mountain Lion download and resume it later?

My internet service provider has its own broadband portal and the session lasts only 12 hours after which I need to relogin. While relogging the download of the Mountain Lion gets interrupted because ...
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Mountain Lion Free Upgrade Issue

I have bought my mac last month, so I am eligible to get a free upgrade of Mountain Lion. As Apple stated - I have requested for my upgrade and it said you will be notified with your upgrade code. ...
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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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Mac AppStore Resume Issue

I'm using Mac App Store on Lion, But there is a problem with download resume. After every system restart I can't resume my previous downloads and I have to download them from the beginning, I also ...
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Damaged and can't be open app error message

I bought the iBoostUp app when I was using Lion, and one day it suddenly stopped working, I uninstalled it, and yesterday I got Mountain Lion hoping that it would get magically fixed, but it didn't. ...
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Error downloading Mountain Lion from AppStore

I had an error while downloading OS X Mountain lion from the App Store. It tells me this message "An error has occurred" and nerver wants to start downloading again. What should I do now!!!
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Why is my Mountain Lion download freezing at 53.25 MB?

I have been trying for about a day now, and no matter how many times I pause/resume or cancel and retry, my download of Mountain Lion is freezing at 53.25MB. Why is it freezing and how can I resolve ...
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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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Will downloading Mountain Lion from Mac AppStore resume if I restarted/shut down the computer?

I'm about to download OS X Mountain Lion from Mac AppStore, and I wanna know if downloading Mountain Lion will resume if I restarted/shut down the computer?! Thanks... Muhammad.
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Mac App Store Debug - Save page source to disk

I've searched the net for this, but nobody seems to have the answer. Anyone knows where the "page source" gets saved when I select Debug - Save page source to disk from within the Mac App Store? Thank ...
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Mountain Lion upgrade for organizations

How does an organization upgrade to Mountain Lion? Is it possible to create a generic Apple ID and purchase multiple copies from the Mac App Store? Are there any other available methods? Once one ...
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Can I resume an interrupted download of Mac OS X Mountain Lion?

I have a slow internet connection. I want to download Mountain Lion (Mac OS X 10.8) from the Mac App Store and resume the download if it gets interrupted because of my internet connection. Does the ...
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Downgrade a Mac App Store app?

Is it possible to downgrade a Mac App Store app? One of my apps has an update showing today, and I want to know if it's a one-way street. For example, if I make a copy of the app before upgrading, ...
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Which applications on Mac AppStore build HTML5 (drag and drop)?

Which applications on Mac AppStore build HTML5 (drag and drop)?
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How can I download iWork from App Store

I have purchased iWork from an apple store couple of years ago. The software it has is the latest, same with those found on App Store. Is there anyway that I can make my account able to download ...
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Does apple have a volume purchasing program (vpp) that includes Macs?

I have about 25 Mac users that I admin for and I can't seem to find a volume licensing/purchasing program for Macs. Does one exist? For example, Apple has removed iWork physical boxes from just ...
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Cannot purchase from Mac App Store (“Connection failure” msg)

I have a 2008 MBP with 10.7.4. I use a WIFI and ethernet connection. I cannot purchase or download anything in the Mac App store on my computer. I can, using other folk's computers. After putting in ...
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Mac App Store update issues after migrating to Retina MBP

I had a 2011 MBP and I just purchased the new RMBP. I used the startup migration assistant to port all my data, easy. But I'm getting weird issues, when I opened programs for the first time I was ...
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Can an app that was removed from the Mac App Store be re-downloaded?

I do a clean install whenever I upgrade my OS to a new major release. I know Coda 1 is no longer in the App Store and isn't supported by Panic anymore but I'd like to keep using it because it works ...
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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?