Getting started to receive your in-app for free on OS X

10.7+ (Lion), 10.6.8 does not have in-apps!

Usage of this manual means that’s you agreed with the Terms Of Service

If you are using Mountain Lion, there is a zero step: Enable “anywhere” sources for software in>Security&Privacy:

Enabling in-appstore is simple. It takes only 4 steps:

  • installation of CA certificate
  • installation of certificate
  • changing DNS record in wi-fi settings
  • Running application with support of Grim Receiper (to save your original AppStore receipts)


Lets begin!



Navigate Safari to liks with these certificates: FirstSecond. They will be automatically saved as *.cer files in your downloads folder. Just import them into keychain by double-clicking on OS X 10.8.1. If you have earlier version – save it using CMD+F and selecting:

  • Export as *.pem
  • Format: Page Source
Then click “Save” and “Don’t Append”:
Your desktop should look like this:

Click twice on first certificate. KeyChain Utility should open. Click “Always Trust”, then enter your local credentials and click “Update Settings”:

Click twice on second certificate and install it just like first one.



Download Grim Receiper from That’s the tool to keep your original receipts in safe place (locally, of course) during you are using
Mount, copy Grim to some folder.


From this step you can continue, if you already used in-appstore on OS X before.
Open System Preferences->Network and set DNS of your network to the following IP:
Select network->Advanced->DNS->Click “+”->Fill IP->Okay->Apply



U’re done!

You should run Grim Receiper every time you are using!
Open Grim Receiper. Click “Just let me do smth”. Drag your application where you want to “buy” in-apps on it and on in-app purchase you will get this message:

Click like. Enter random credentials. Enjoy!

Here is the video (in Russian, English comments available):



If you see default app-store “Are you sure to purchase?” you ARE NOT CONNECTED TO IN-APPSTORE.COM. Please re-read instructions and try to setup service again.

Project is in beta stage. So there are restrictions:

After “purchasing” you must unset DNS. You can set it again without certificates installation to access in-appstore again. (just select DNS and click “-“):


Help us!

Help the project by bitcoin 1CKXhzmv5myt1m9QrpbyXHq92kyjL6vAyK. Thanks.

Go back to in-appstore

Help the project by installing dnsmasq server by this config

  • djEthen

    Doesn’t work on mavericks

    • Jeff C.

      Yep. I thought I was doing something wrong, guess not.

  • Kirino Kousaka

    Doesn’t work even if i host my own dnsmasq. I think author of this hack forget about some parts in case if he… die or don’t interested in it anymore.

  • Shrinivas Sharma

    Please do something for mavericks asap…..

  • Aviel

    can you do something about Mavericks please? OS X 10.9.X+ not working

  • Asia Theresa Antoinette

    Yes it doesn’t work for me either

  • marcopantani

    dont work with csr racing e extreme landings on 10.8.4!

  • Andrew Garcia

    does it work for yosemite yet and when it will

    • sogogilee

      are you sure? ip ??

  • Steve

    I doesn’t work with all games. Fix :

  • Ammar

    Does this work with Yosemite ?????

  • Tam Nguyen

    does this log all your login ID and password and other user infos on the dns server?

  • Henry

    I got tons of in app purchase just now and it worth 1000$

  • meng leang

    Please create in app purchase for windows 8.1