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Innovate with Tiger today.

Select Membership provides you with all of the software, tools, and one-on-one engineering advice you need to create innovative applications for Mac OS X Tiger, the world’s most advanced operating system.

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

Select 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 Select 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. Select Membership includes two personalized one-on-one consultations with Apple’s Developer Technical Support engineers.

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Great deals on Apple hardware.

Through the ADC Hardware Purchase Program, Select Members receive a significant discount on one (1) development system each membership year. And Select members can also save on Apple hardware for use at tradeshows and conferences through the ADC Event Hardware Program.

Test your products in our labs.

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

Receive complete up-to-date software.

Select 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 on the Downloads area of the ADC Member Site.

Stay tuned for valuable monthly updates.

You’ll receive the monthly Apple Developer Connection Select Mailing. Shipped to Select 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.

Select 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 Select Mailing. Select Members receive most for free, and others at a significant discount.

Stay on top of the news.

Select 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.