AppSalesTrends Help

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What Is This App For?

This Mac app downloads your iOS and Mac App Store sales reports and presents them in various graphs and reports.

System Requirements

The AppSalesTrends app works on Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite).

Using the App on More than One Mac

You can install the app on on all of your Macs.

How Often Is the App Updated?

You can see the release notes for all versions of the app on the Release Notes page.

Getting Data into the App

You can download sales reports from Apple (only the 170 latest daily reports are available). If you are currently using a web based service to track sales it is possible to export all of your sales reports from that service to your Mac. From your Mac you can then import the repors using the Data -> Import from File(s) menu command.

Making Backups

The sales reports are saved in ~/Library/Application Support/appSalesTrends/reports folder. If you use Time Machine or any other automatic backup solution, the reports are backed up every day. Or you can just manually copy the reports folder to make a backup.

Account Settings Window

You can't download sales reports from Apple until you have entered your iTunes account information. 

In this window you enter your iTunes Connect account information. If you don't want to enter your iTunes Connect Admin credentials here, you can set up a new iTunes Connect user with 'Finance' or 'Sales' role.

All information you enter here is only saved in your own Mac and the password is saved in your Mac's KeyChain. If you don't want to save your password even in your KeyChain, you can leave the password field empty and enter your password every time you download new reports from Apple.

Username

Username is the email address associated with this account.

Vendor ID

This is your unique Vendor ID. For help finding your Vendor ID, see the Vendor ID scection.

Password

The password is saved in the KeyChain. You can also leave the password field empty and enter your password every time you download new reports from Apple.

Vendor ID

You can find your Vendor ID on the iTunes Connect Reports Page.

1. Sign in to iTunes Connect and go the the Sales and Trends page.

2. Select Reports from the Top Content menu.

3. Your Vendor ID is the 8-digit number after your developer name.

 
2. Select Reports from the Top Content drop-down menu.

2. Select Reports from the Top Content drop-down menu.

3. Your Vendor ID the 8-digit number after your Developer name. It starts with 8.

3. Your Vendor ID the 8-digit number after your Developer name. It starts with 8.

Preferences

Currency for graphs and reports

You can see your sales in 24 currencies:

Australian Dollar, Canadian Dollar, Chinese Yuan, Danish Krone, Euro, Hong Kong Dollar, Indian Rupee, Indonesian Rupiah, Japanese Yen, Mexican Peso, New Zealand Dollar, Norwegian Kroner, Russian Rouble, Saudi Riyal, Singapore Dollar, South African Rand, Swedish Krona, Swiss Franc, Taiwan Dollar, Turkish Lira, United Arab Emirates Dirham, or US Dollar

Category colors

Colors that are used in graphs to represent different kinds of sales. The reset button will set the colors back to default values.

App colors

You can set a different color for each app in the App Management window.

Detail pop-up in graphs

If this option is selected you will see information about each app / app category in a contextual pop-up window when you move your mouse pointer in the graphs.

Check for updates to the app

If this option is selected the app will check for updates every day. You can check for updates at any time by selecting the Check for Updates... menu item in the AppSalesTrends menu.

Automatically download new reports

If this option is selected the app will automatically download your new daily reports from Apple.

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Select Mode

Select from 5 main modes.

Sales - bar graphs with colors for each app or category

Week - average sales for each weekday

SMA - simple moving average - see the SWA Page for more information.

Mix - product, country, or category mix

Reports - daily reports

What is SMA?

SMA  means Simple Moving Average. For an explanation and examples of SMA in the AppSalesTrends App please see the SMA View Page.

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Select the Apps to Include in Graphs

Select the apps, IAPs, and bundles to include in graphs  by opening the apps panel.

The apps panel lists iOS apps, iOS IAPs, Mac apps, Mac IAPs, and iOS bundles. You can quickly select / deselect each product group with the selection buttons or you can select / deselect individual apps, IAPs, or bundles with the check boxes.

Select What to Include in Graphs

Paid Apps - include data about selected paid apps.

IAP - include data about selected in-app purchases.

Bundles - include data about selected app bundles. 

EDU - include data about educational volume purchases of the selected apps.

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Select What to Show in Graphs

Revenue - show revenue.

Total downloads - show volume of total downloads.

Paid downloads - show volume of paid downloads.

Gift purchases - show volume of gift purchases.

Free downloads - show volume of free downloads.

Promo codes - show volume of promo codes.

Refunds - show volume of refunds.

Complete my bundle refunds - show volume of complete my bundles refunds.

Updates - show volume of updates.

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Select Which Countries to Include in Graphs

The App Store is available in 155 countries and territories. Clicking the Countries toggle on the lower right corner opens the Countries Panel.

Individual Countries - see sales in just one country.

Groups of Countries - select the countries that you want.

Continents - You can quickly turn on or off all  countries in a continent.

Select the Date Range for Graphs and Reports

Use the Date Range selection to select any date range for your graphs and reports.

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