My mac has several users. If I want to "update" an app, it says only the original user can do the update. But I don't have access to his account!
How can I either:
- Update apps from another user
- Download my OWN apps instead
Applications downloaded from the App Store are available to all local users, there is no way (and also no real reason) to buy and download the same application twice. For updates you must be logged into the Store with the Apple ID used for the initial purchase.
In the situation described in the question the asker can
Uninstalling the application completely, then going to the App Store and purchasing it again will give you the most up to date version of the application (and will be tied to your Apple ID so future updates will work).