Which version of Xcode was used to make an .ipa file

I recently had to figure out which version of Xcode was used to build an .ipa file (iOS application).

Xcode adds some extra entries to the Info.plist file. Steps:

  1. Unzip the .ipa to a temporary location
  2. Open the Payload/*appname*.app/Info.plist file
  3. Check the DTXcode and DTXcodeBuild values

A good reference for dates/versions of Xcode is at xcodereleases.com

A complete script to do this is here


Date: 2019-10-30

Tags:  macos  ios