Infinite possibilities

Developing for Apple platforms puts the cutting-edge technology of iOS, iPadOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS at your fingertips, giving you limitless ways to bring incredible apps to users around the world. These powerful platforms each offer unique capabilities and user experiences, yet integrate tightly to form a true ecosystem. Hardware, software, and services are designed from the ground up to work together so you can build intuitive, multi-faceted experiences that are genuinely seamless.

iOS 16

iOS 16 enhances iPhone with all-new personalization features, deeper intelligence, and more seamless ways to communicate and share. Take advantage of Live Activities to help people stay on top of what’s happening live in your app, right from the Lock Screen and Dynamic Island on iPhone. Use App Intents to help users quickly accomplish tasks related to your app by voice or tap. And get the most out of the latest enhancements in MapKit, ARKit, Core ML, and more.

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iPadOS 16

iPadOS 16 introduces new productivity features that let you deliver compelling collaboration experiences and build more capable, intuitive apps and powerful pro workflows. You can bring desktop-class features, such as an editor-style navigation bar, enhanced text editing menu, and external display support, to your iPad app. Metal 3 introduces powerful features that help your games and pro apps tap into the full potential of Apple silicon on the latest generations of iPad Pro and iPad Air.

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macOS Ventura

macOS Ventura makes the things you do most on Mac even better, with powerful new ways to get more done, share and collaborate in your favorite apps, immerse yourself in next-level games, and take full advantage of your other devices. Machine learning advancements make it even easier to provide intelligent experiences. SharePlay enhancements enable the sharing of synchronized experiences in your app while connecting via Messages. With Metal 3, you can create next-generation Mac games that run effortlessly from MacBook Air to Mac Studio, thanks to Apple silicon.

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watchOS 9

Implement new and powerful communication features in your app with watchOS 9. Deliver timely information with rich complications on more Apple Watch faces, enable sharing of your app content, let users make VoIP calls directly from Apple Watch, and more. And with a simplified watchOS app structure, managing your projects is simpler than ever.

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tvOS 16

Integrate your tvOS app with your iOS, iPadOS, or watchOS app to unlock new experiences on Apple TV. Adopt multiuser support to make it easier for people to enjoy your tvOS app with improved system integration for user profiles, and customize your app’s interface and provide even more functionality with SwiftUI.

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The Xcode toolset includes everything you need to create great apps for Apple platforms. It provides a unified workflow for user interface design, coding, testing, and debugging. The Xcode IDE combined with the Swift programming language make developing apps easy and fun.

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App Store

The App Store makes it easy for people on iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple TV, and Apple Watch to discover and download your apps and games. And with a customer base that confidently purchases content through the safe, seamless buying experience of the App Store in 175 regions worldwide, you can turn your apps into incredible opportunities.

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What’s new for Apple developers

Discover even more new and updated technologies across Apple platforms, so you can create your best apps yet.

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Apple Developer Program

Membership includes all the tools, resources, and support you need to develop and distribute apps, including access to beta software, app services, testing tools, app analytics, and more.

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