Wiki:Mac App Store
The App Store (also known as the Mac App Store) is a digital distribution platform for macOS apps, created and maintained by Apple Inc. The platform was announced on October 20, 2010, at Apple's 'Back to the Mac' event. Apple began accepting app submissions from registered developers on November 3, 2010, in preparation for its launch.
Mac App Store was launched on January 6, 2011, as part of the free Mac OS X 10.6.6 update for all current Snow Leopard users. After 24 hours of release, Apple announced that there were over one million downloads.
On June 4, 2018, Apple announced that a new version of the App Store would be included in macOS Mojave.