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Find if an application is from the Mac App Store
Authored by: DougAdams on Jul 31, '12 08:22:51AM

Took a quick survey of several apps. If you look in an app's bundle you will see a _CodeSignature folder and _MASReceipt folder. The former indicates that at the very least it was signed by a developer. If the latter exists then it's from the MAS. Not sure if this is 100% consistent.

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Find if an application is from the Mac App Store
Authored by: kirkmc on Jul 31, '12 09:01:30AM

It is, but that's a pretty slow way of finding which apps are from the MAS. It's good if you want to check a specific app, but the mdfind command is probably the quickest, unless you have hundreds of apps on your Mac.

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