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143 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Dec 5, 2012 9:33 PM by HACKINT0SH RSS
Nicholas Bombich Level 1 Level 1 (45 points)
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Dec 5, 2012 10:55 AM

I purchased aperture 3 from apple retail store when it was released. Then the app store came about and I have used it to update the app. But the problem is, it does not show up in my purchased apps. how can i get a physically purcahsed app to show up in the apps on the app store? Reason I ask, I lost my install disc and had to torrent a copy to get he installer. I hate doing that but I had no choice. I have a serial number. SO I wasnt buying another copy.

MacBook Air, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2), Photographer
  • Dah•veed Level 7 Level 7 (29,555 points)
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    Dec 5, 2012 12:38 PM (in response to Nicholas Bombich)

    The retail disc version and the MAS version are not the same and they are not interchangeable. The MAS will not recognize or update the retail disc version. If you want to update the app with the MAS you would need to buy the MAS version. There is no way to get around this.

    Mac mini, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2), iPad 2, iPhone 5 (iOS 6)
  • HACKINT0SH Level 5 Level 5 (5,750 points)
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    Dec 5, 2012 9:33 PM (in response to Nicholas Bombich)

    Technically, it's not really the app store that is updating it.... but that's starting to get into a different issue.

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