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Contribution guidelines – RoaringApps

Editing applications

Edit an application's details

To edit an application's details, first navigate to the app's individual page on RoaringApps.

  • Click the Edit button in the app banner
  • Add or edit the relevant app details, including:
    • Application name
    • Developer
    • Application website
    • Description
    • Supported platforms
    • Upload the app's icon (supported formats are: JPEG, PNG)
  • Once you have finished editing, click Save.

Edit an application's bundle ID

Bundle IDs are used by RoaringApps for your Mac to match applications in our database with locally installed version. To add or edit an app's bundle ID:

  • From the app's individual page on RoaringApps, click the Edit button in the app banner
  • Select the Cross references tab
  • Enter the relevant bundle ID (note, these are generally in the format com.developer.application)
    • If an application has multiple known bundle IDs (e.g. for separate versions), they can be separated by a comma
  • Click Save.

Note, depending on which platforms the application supports, both macOS and iOS options may be present.

Edit an application's iTunes ID

iTunes store IDs are used by RoaringApps to show links to the application's App Store or Mac App Store page. To add or edit an app's iTunes ID:

  • From the app's individual page on RoaringApps, click the Edit button in the app banner
  • Select the Cross references tab
  • Enter the relevant iTunes ID (note, these are generally a 9-digit number)
  • Click Save.

Note, depending on which platforms the application supports, both macOS and iOS options may be present.

Once a valid iTunes ID has been added, RoaringApps will show an information box linking to the App Store.

Additional application attributes

Flag an app as 32-bit architecture on macOS

From the app's individual page on RoaringApps:

  • Click the Edit button in the app banner
  • Select the 32-bit option under macOS architecture
  • Click Save.

Screenshot of editing 32-bit flag

Note, macOS must be selected as a supported platform for the 32/64-bit options to be displayed.

Flag an app as being developed with Catalyst on macOS

From the app's individual page on RoaringApps:

  • Click the Edit button in the app banner
  • Select the Built with Catalyst option
  • Click Save.

Screenshot of editing Built with Catalyst option

Note, macOS must be selected as a supported platform for the option to be displayed.

Flag an app as having been discontinued

From the app's individual page on RoaringApps:

  • Click the Edit button in the app banner
  • Select the Discontinued/End-of-life option
  • Optionally, fill in the additional details, including:
    • Date discontinued: The month/year the developer announced the app was no longer supported.
    • Last version released
    • Last supported OS: For each operating system, the last OS release officially supported by the developer.

Screenshot of editing EOL options

Help & support pages

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More support

If you require further assistance with RoaringApps, please contact me via Twitter @RoaringApps or email.