How the Program Works

Getting Started

If you’re new to development on Apple Platforms, you can get started with our tools and resources for free. If you’re ready to build more advanced capabilities and distribute your apps on the App Store, enroll in the Apple Developer Program. The cost is 99 USD per membership year.

Get started with enrollment

Managing Your Account

As a member, you have full access to the resources you need to configure app services and to submit new apps and updates. If you’ve enrolled as an organization, you can invite additional developers to your team within your account.

Learn how to manage your account

Building Your Apps

Take advantage of a comprehensive set of frameworks you can implement in your app to support advanced app capabilities and services on iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS.

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Distributing Your Apps

The App Store for iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, and Apple TV gives you the opportunity to deliver your apps to over a billion customers around the world. And with Apple Business Manager, you can meet the unique needs of businesses by privately offering apps you’ve customized just for them. Businesses can also privately distribute their proprietary apps to their employees.

Learn about preparing for the App Store

Learn about Apple Business Manager

Program Resources