How to reinstall apps purchased from the Mac App Store

Use the Purchased tab to find and reinstall the apps you purchased.

  1. Open the App Store app on your Mac.
  2. Click Purchased in the toolbar. The Purchased tab shows all unhidden apps purchased using your Apple ID.
  3. Use the buttons next to each app to download, install, or open the app. Reinstalling apps doesn't charge your account again. 

List of apps in the Purchased tab

macOS Sierra doesn't appear in the Purchased tab. Use the Search field to find it again, then download it from the product page. Learn how to reinstall macOS

Apps purchased on another Mac in your household can also be installed on your Mac. Open the App Store on your Mac and choose Store > Sign Out. Then return to the Purchased tab and sign in with the Apple ID used to purchase the app on the other Mac.

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