Apple officially purchases a universal app iOS and Mac

Apple has announced that it is officially releasing the ability for developers to sell apps for Mac and iOS as a single purchase. The company has first described these plans in February, saying that the functionality was extended to the developers in march.

Versions macOS of the app now can be included as part of a purchase of the universal, which allows customers to purchase a single app (or in-app purchase) that works on iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS.

Apple says that developers can prepare to use the function by assigning a single bundle ID for the app in Xcode and setting their record of app to purchase the universal through the App Store Connect.

The goal here is clearly to promote greater adoption of the Mac platform Catalyst, which allows developers to bring the iPad applications on the Mac.

One important thing to note is that, despite Apple’s announcement, there are still applications that provide support for the purchases universal between Mac and iOS. This is because the giant of Cupertino has not been released Xcode 11.4 GM to developers.

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