Program Membership Details

Software and Tools

Download and install the latest beta OS releases for development and distribution. Access your account to configure resources required for the development and distribution process.

Beta OS Releases

Download the latest beta OS releases and install them on your development Apple devices.

  • iOS
  • macOS
  • watchOS
  • tvOS
Developer Tools

Access the resources you need to configure app services, manage your devices and development teams, and to submit new apps and updates.

  • App Store Connect
  • Certificates, Identifiers & Profiles
  • CloudKit Dashboard

Advanced App Capabilities

Get access to cutting-edge Apple technologies that help you create compelling and engaging user experiences.

  • Apple Pay
  • Associated Domains
  • Device Check
  • GameKit
  • iCloud / CloudKit
  • In-App Purchase
  • MusicKit
  • Network Extensions
  • NFC Tags
  • Personal VPN
  • Push Notifications
  • Siri
  • Wallet

Testing and Support

Make sure your apps provide a great user experience and are ready to submit to the App Store.

TestFlight Beta Testing

Invite users to test your iOS, watchOS, and tvOS apps before you release them on the App Store. You can invite up to 10,000 external testers using just their email address.
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Technical Support

Request code-level support from our Technical Support Engineers who can help troubleshoot your code or provide solutions that will fast-track your development. Two incidents per membership year are included.


Distribute your apps and extensions to over a billion customers around the world.

App Store

The App Store makes it simple for users to discover, purchase, and download your apps for iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, and Apple TV.

  • You get 70% of sales revenue. 85% for qualifying subscriptions.
  • No hosting fees.
  • Apple handles worldwide payment processing.

Apple Business Manager and Apple School Manager

  • Offer apps in volume for businesses or educational institutions.
  • Choose to provide a discount for educational institutions.
  • Privately offer custom apps you’ve made for specific businesses.
  • You’ll maintain the code and retain your intellectual property rights.
  • Businesses can also privately distribute their proprietary apps to their employees.

Ad Hoc Distribution
A limited number of users can install your app directly on their Apple devices for testing.

  • iPhone (100 per membership year)
  • iPad (100 per membership year)
  • iPod touch (100 per membership year)
  • Apple Watch (100 per membership year)
  • Apple TV (100 per membership year)

Developer ID for macOS
You can distribute your Mac applications outside of the Mac App Store by using Developer ID. Signing your Mac applications, plug-ins, and installer packages with a Developer ID certificate lets Gatekeeper verify that apps are not created by malware developers and haven’t been tampered with since they were signed.
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Safari Extensions
Enhance and customize the browsing experience with Safari Extensions, and distribute them on the App Store or get them notarized for distribution outside the Mac App Store.
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