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Sams Teach Yourself Mac OS by Brad Miser

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Lesson 3 Installing, Using, and Managing Applications

In this lesson, you learn how to install, use, and manage applications.

Using the App Store to Install and Update Applications

The App Store is an application whose purpose is to help you find, download, and install applications on your Mac. The great thing about the App Store is that it combines all these functions into one application so adding new applications to your Mac is a snap. It also helps you keep those applications current with the most recent release so you can be sure you are always using the latest and greatest version of your favorite applications.

The App Store enables you to browse for applications in a number of ways, and you can search for specific applications in which ...

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