Differences between iOS Apple Developer accounts (individuals, companies, companies)

Apple is divided into three categories for developers: individuals, organizations (companies, companies), and educational institutions. which is:

1. Individual (Individual)

2, organization (Organizations)

The organization class is divided into 2 subcategories:


(2) Enterprise (Enterprise)

3. Educational institutions (Educational Institutions)

For more information, please see Apple’s official description: Choosing a Membership

We often pay attention to the three categories of individuals, companies, and enterprises. Companies and companies belong to the category of “organizations.” Here is a brief comparison of these three:

1. Individual (Individual):

(1) Cost: $99 a year

(2) App Store shelves: yes

(3) Maximum uuid support number: 100

(4) Number of collaborations: 1 person (developer himself)

Note: “Personal” developers can apply to upgrade the “Company” by calling Apple Customer Service (400 6701 855).

2. Company:

(1) Cost: $99 a year

(2) App Store shelves: yes

(3) Maximum uuid support number: 100

(4) Number of collaborations: multiple people

Allow multiple developers to collaborate on development. There are more account management settings than individuals. You can set multiple Apple IDs and assign them to 4 management levels.

Note: You need to fill in the company’s DUNS Number when applying.

3. Enterprise (Enterprise)

(1) Cost: 299 USD a year

(2) App Store shelves: No

That is, the account development application cannot be published to the App Store, and can only be applied internally.

(3) Maximum uuid support number: no limit

(4) Number of collaborations: multiple people

Cost: $299 a year

Note: It should be noted that the application developed by the enterprise account cannot be launched on the App Store, and is suitable for enterprises that do not wish to publicly release the application. Similarly, the company’s DUNS Number is required for the application.

The front is just a few of the differences, more differences between the accounts (Note: from the aforementioned Apple official website: https://developer.apple.com/support/compare-memberships/)

Apple’s development plan is divided into three categories, individual, corporate and university programs.

Portal: Choosing an iOS Developer Program

Enterprises have the advantage of enterprise development, and individuals have the advantage of personal development.
Enterprise developers can’t send apps through the appstore, but they can distribute apps directly without an upper limit (in-house release)
Individual developers can post through the appStore with some additional privileges.
CustomB2BAppDisturbution iAd I still don’t understand these two.
Develop custom B2B apps and iAd – Apple Developer this link has a detailed explanation.

There is also ADHoc internal testing to publish this thing.
PS: Most of the apps I have come across are personal developers for development registration, and there are very few companies. . And I feel that when I discuss it, I rarely discuss some issues with the company’s account. So many people don’t know that enterprise development is awkward.

Introduction to Enterprise Developers: iOS Developer Enterprise Program
Introduction to individual developers: Program Enrollment

Some third-party installation software sometimes allows users to download by re-signing the app with a corporate certificate.

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