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The ultimate in developer support.


Innovate with Tiger today.

Premier Membership is your complete set of Tiger development resources providing the software, tools, and one-on-one engineering advice you need to create innovative applications for the world’s most advanced operating system.


Your ticket to WWDC.

Premier Members receive a full conference pass to Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference, a must-attend event for professional developers working with Apple technologies. Premier members also get post-conference access to sessions online.

Get what’s next, before it’s released.

Premier Members are enrolled in the ADC Software Seeding Program giving you immediate access, as often as needed, to the latest pre-release software on the Downloads area of the ADC Member Site. Each Premier membership includes five Software Seed Keys which allow you to share this benefit with up to four other ADC members employed at your company.


Call on the experts for support.

Get the help you need when you need it, directly from Apple engineers. Premier Membership includes eight personalized one-on-one consultations with Apple’s Developer Technical Support engineers.

Test your products in our labs.

You’ll have access to the Apple Developer Connection Compatibility Labs (located in Cupertino, Beijing, and Tokyo) up to three times per month, pending availability, to test your software or hardware with Apple’s latest products.

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Great deals on Apple hardware.

Through the ADC Hardware Purchase Program, Premier Members receive a significant discount on up to ten development systems each membership year. And Premier members can also save on Apple hardware for use at specific tradeshows and conferences through the ADC Event Hardware Program.

Receive complete up-to-date software.

Premier Members receive shipping versions of Mac OS X and Xcode via mail, and download access to Mac OS X Server for development and testing. And you’ll receive the latest updates to Xcode Tools free from the Downloads area of the ADC Member Site.

Stay tuned for monthly updates.

You’ll receive the monthly Apple Developer Connection Premier Mailing. Shipped to Premier Members each month, the mailing includes the Developer CD and DVD Series, and it provides a wealth of technical resources — system software, development tools, developer documentation, and more.

Get help getting to market.

Premier members receive significant discounts on over 150 compelling programs to help produce and promote their Macintosh products. New discount programs are announced in the ADC News and monthly developer mailings. Find them by category: The Mac Market, Business Development, Product Development, Distribution, and Promotion.


Get the latest Development Kits here. SDKs and DDKs also can be found in the Developer CD Series included in the Apple Developer Connection Premier Mailing. Premier Members receive most for free, and others at a significant discount.

Stay on top of the news.

Premier Members automatically receive the Apple Developer Connection News, a convenient summary of the latest Apple technical news and developer documentation delivered via email every other week.