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Level up your apps and games

Explore the latest developer videos and learn about Metal, SharePlay, enterprise apps and more. What’s new for enterprise developers Discover how you can build compelling apps for your business on iOS, iPadOS, macOS, and watchOS. We’ll take you through a curated overview of the latest updates to Apple platforms and show you how to transform […]

Upcoming tax and price changes for apps and in‑app purchases

The App Store’s commerce and payments system was built to empower you to conveniently set up and sell your products and services at a global scale with 44 currencies across 175 Storefronts. Periodically, we update prices on the App Store in certain regions based on changes in taxes and foreign exchange rates. This is done using […]

Ask Apple Q&As and survey

Thank you to everyone who joined us during three great weeks of Ask Apple in October, November, and December. Q&As remain available in Slack for Ask Apple participants to review as needed. If you haven’t already told us about your experience in Q&As, we’d love to get your feedback in our short survey. It only takes a few […]

Upcoming changes to the App Store receipt signing certificate

Starting January 18, 2023, the App Store receipt signing certificate will use a new WWDR intermediate certificate. The existing intermediate certificate expires on February 7, 2023. In most cases, this certificate change won’t require changes to apps. However, we recommend reviewing how you verify the sale of your apps and in-app purchases from the App Store to […]

Spotlight on: Apple Pencil hover

When it comes to designing creative interactions, the Procreate team knows how to get the job done. The illustration app kicked off in 2011 with touch-based controls — “just five fingers of input,” says CEO James Cuda — and won a rare pair of Apple Design Awards over the next decade for their innovative approaches […]

Get ready with the latest beta releases

The beta versions of iOS 16.3, iPadOS 16.3, macOS 13.2, tvOS 16.3, and watchOS 9.3 are now available. Get your apps ready by confirming they work as expected on these releases. And to take advantage of the advancements in the latest SDKs, make sure to build and test with Xcode 14.2. To check if a known issue from a previous beta […]

A new week of Ask Apple starts December 12

Join us for another exciting week of Ask Apple, where you can connect directly with Apple experts to get your latest technical and design questions answered — or just hang out and learn from the conversation. Ask about using the latest frameworks, improving your app’s UI design, developing with beta OS software and tools, and so much more. […]

Apple announces biggest upgrade to App Store pricing, adding 700 new price points

Developers will also gain new flexibility to manage pricing globally Apple today announced the most comprehensive upgrade to pricing capabilities since the App Store first launched, providing developers with 700 additional price points and new pricing tools that will make it easier to set prices per App Store country or region, manage foreign exchange rate changes, and more. […]

Get your apps ready for the holidays

The busiest season on the App Store is almost here! Make sure your apps and product pages are up to date and ready in advance of the upcoming holidays. We’re pleased to remain open throughout the season again this year and look forward to accepting your submissions. On average, 90% of submissions are reviewed in less […]

App Store Awards 2022

For over a decade, the App Store editorial team has taken a moment at the end of the year to celebrate the very best apps and games. We’ve heralded the work of individual self-taught developers and huge international teams. With so many wonderful apps on the App Store all over the world, selecting just a […]

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