Use the App Store to update apps on Mac
App Store keeps track of updates for apps you purchased with your Apple ID.
Update from the App Store
Update from the Updates pane: Click Updates in the sidebar, then do one of the following:
Update all apps now: Click Update All.
Update all apps later: Click the disclosure triangle next to Update All, then choose an option.
If you choose to install updates tonight, they are installed between 2:00 and 5:00 a.m. If you install updates that require you to restart your Mac, a notification appears prior to the update, so you can delay it if necessary.
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
If you receive a notification that an app update is available, you can download the update without opening App Store.
In the notification, do one of the following:
Update all apps now and restart: Click Restart.
Update all apps later: Click Later, then choose an option.
Automatically keep apps up to date
You can automatically download and install app updates.
In the App Store on your Mac, choose App Store > Preferences.
Select Automatically Updates.