All developers are not created equal
||Date Originated:||23-Jul-2015 12:08 PM|
Mac developers pay the same 30% of earnings that iOS developers pay, but they get much less support from Apple for that fee.
On the Mac App Store, the following are nonexistent:
• App Analytics
• Blocking reviews for Beta OS
• App bundles
• Gifting of apps
• Video previews in the App Store
The iOS App Store has all these features.
Steps to Reproduce:
1) Write a Mac app and sell it on the Mac App Store.
2) Pay 30% of earnings to Apple.
Equal treatment within Apple’s developer ecosystem. The Mac developer should have the same capabilities as iOS developers.
The Mac developer is missing essential tools for their business and feels like a second-class citizen in the developer infrastructure.
The items listed above affect both our ability to test and market products. This has a negative impact for the developer, Apple, and customer alike.
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