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App Store and Sales
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RankWatch

A super simple Apple Watch app that lets you keep track of your app’s App Store ranking from a complication on your watch face. RankWatch gives you an iPhone app to search for your app by name, country and category which is then visible on the Apple Watch. The complication shows the current ranking as well as how much is has increased or decreased by. […]

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App Store and Sales
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Textpuff

A simple widget that helps convert your website visitors into App Store downloads. Textpuff lets your website visitors text themselves a smart download link from your website. Clicking the link takes them to either the App Store or Google Play Store based on the device they are using. From the TextPuff dashboard, you can track how many website visitors converted to app downloads, from where and how many times the links that are sent are clicked. […]

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App Store and Sales
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AppCodes

An online ASO tool that helps you check and improve your app’s visibility in the App Store. AppCodes gives you up to date rankings for up to 200 App Store search queries to see the effectiveness of your app’s keywords. You can also track your competitors including their press mentions and keywords from their App Store descriptions. You also get access to tools that can help you identify new keywords and measure phrase popularity and competitiveness, to improve your ranking with your next app update. […]

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App Store and Sales
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AppWage

An open source Mac app for downloading and viewing App Store sales, reviews and rankings. AppWage gives you quick access to information such as the number of downloads, in-app purchases, promo codes and refunds. You can track your rankings allowing you to see where and when your apps change position in charts, and download reviews from each and every country, and have them translated into your local language. You can also add your competitors app to track their reviews and rankings as well. […]

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App Store and Sales
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App Store Screenshot

A simple, minimalistic and free online tool for generating good looking screenshots for the App Store and Google Play Store. App Store Screenshot lets you use your in-app screenshots to generate professional looking screenshots that will match the App Store’s and Google Play’s requirements. You can pick a background colour, choose from ten different device images, and add text with custom font and styling, before previewing and downloading ready to be upload to the App Store. […]

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App Store and Sales
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Review Command

A Mac app that gathers your ratings and reviews for all of your apps, from all countries, and all major app stores, and displays them in one simple feed. Review Command supports iOS App Store, Mac App Store, Google Play, Amazon App Store and Windows Store. In addition to your main feed, you can filter a specific app√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s feed by country, date, and phrases mentioned. Easily see what users love (and don√¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢t love) about your app. It’s available for a one-off price, with no subscription fees and your account passwords are only ever stored locally on your Mac. […]

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App Store and Sales
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Preview Video Converter

A Mac app that makes it easy to convert app preview videos ready to be submitted to the App Store. Preview Video Converter will convert your video to meet iTunes Connect’s very specific set of requirements so you don’t have to waste time trying to solve the issue. It will re-encode your audio and video into the ideal format; guaranteed to upload successfully and it will export separate files for iPhones, iPads and even Apple TV. You can also use the app to trim your video to ensure it fits within Apple’s length requirements. […]

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App Store and Sales
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How to get featured on the App Store

A 15 page PDF guide from Dan Counsell outlining the 10 most important things you need to do to get your app featured as well as how to get in contact with Apple. The guide covers all the best steps you should consider when releasing your app including using the latest Apple platform technologies, localising, planning around big events, and more. Getting featured by Apple is never guaranteed, but if you’re clever about it, you can increase your chances, and this guide can definitely help. […]

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App Store and Sales
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ReviewBot

A Slack bot that gives you app reviews delivered to Slack. ReviewBot will monitor your Android and iOS apps on both the Google Play Store and Apple App Store then send you notifications in Slack or by email whenever new reviews are posted. It’s free to use for one app, but paid plans let you monitor more and also gives you quick reply links for Android app reviews. […]

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App Store and Sales
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Suborbital Reports

A OS X app for keeping track of your App Store sales. Suborbital Reports downloads all your App Store reports and visualizes them in a clean and neat manner, without any cloud services – everything stays secure and private on your Mac. You can view clear and easy to read graphs for your revenues, downloads, updates and refunds, and make comparisons and predictions based on actual stats. It supports iOS, Mac and In-App Purchase sales, using the official iTunes Connect auto ingestion API, so doesn’t rely on web-scraping. It also has no subscription fees – you pay once and own it forever. […]

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