Use the App Store to update apps on Mac
App Store keeps track of updates for apps you purchased with your Apple ID.
When an update is available, you receive a notification. You also see a badge on the App Store icon in the Dock and a number next to Updates in the sidebar that shows the number of updates available.
Update from the App Store
Update from the Updates pane: Click Updates in the sidebar, then click Update beside each app that you want to update, or click Update All.
Update from the Discover, Create, Work, Play, Develop, and Categories areas: Click the Update button next to an app.
Update from the Apple menu
On your Mac, choose Apple menu , then see if you have any updates available.
The number of updates appears to the right of App Store in the menu.
To get your updates, choose App Store.
After App Store opens, click Updates in the sidebar.
Update from a notification
You can download an app update without opening App Store.
If you receive a notification that an app update is available, click Install. (Or click Close to dismiss the notification.)
Automatically keep apps up to date
You can automatically download and install app updates.
In the App Store on your Mac, choose App Store > Settings.
Select Automatic Updates.