Outlet for Mac Apps

stephen barncard stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com
Tue May 29 18:38:00 EDT 2012

yeah otherwise Apple should be due for an anti-trust investigation soon.

On Tue, May 29, 2012 at 2:46 PM, Tim Jones <tolistim at me.com> wrote:

> I'm with Andrew.  There's noting in the license agreement I agreed to that
> prevents me from selling somewhere besides the AppStore.  That may work for
> a closed ecosystem like iOS, but Mac users would not put up with that (nor
> would Mac developers...).
> Tim
> On May 29, 2012, at 2:41 PM, Andrew Henshaw wrote:
> > I think the article may have that wrong,  you can sell your apps
> anywhere you want,  the MAS is just another outlet.
> >
> > Quite a few developers seem to be switching to Mac App Store only
> policies (eg Pixelmator) which is their choice,  but ive not seen anywhere
> that is a requirement unless its changed recently.
> >
> > Probably confusion with the iOS store policy.
> >
> >> But there's this:
> >>
> >> "Apps distributed in Bodega can be freely sold anywhere else, including
> the Mac App Store. Apple requires developers to offer paid versions of
> their apps in the Mac App Store only. If an app is also available on the
> web, the developer must link to the paid version in the Mac App Store."
> >>
> >> So if you want your app in MAS then you can only put a free version on
> Bodega.
> >>
> >> --
> >> Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
> >> HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com
> >>
Stephen Barncard
San Francisco Ca. USA

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