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DevMate and Paddle join forces for all-in-one software platform

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It's going to be easier than ever to sell your software online.
It's going to be easier than ever to sell your software online.
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DevMate and Paddle are joining forces to provide macOS developers with a single platform for building, managing, licensing and selling their software online.

The merger will combine the capabilities and expertise of both businesses for a unique, “next-generation platform” that hopes to make life easier for software creators.

Mac app licensing is the headache you don’t want to DIY

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For Mac developers, handling app licensing can be a huge hassle.
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Our new App Business section is brought to you by MacPaw, maker of proven Mac apps.

For independent Mac developers, one of the big, daunting tasks that the Mac App Store efficiently handles is app licensing. You just submit your app, then the store manages the actual app license through its user accounts. But this unquestionable convenience comes with a few critical downsides.