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Old Oct 24, 2013, 02:55 AM   #1
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Question iWork 08 free update in Mavericks?

Hi there, this is my first post so if this have been addressed in another thread, please let me know.

I have iWork 08 installed from a DVD in my MacBook Pro mid2012. As I have seen in forums, those who purchased iWork 09 are allowed to update iWork through the App Store.

What about us who bought iWork 08?
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Old Oct 24, 2013, 02:56 AM   #2
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If you have iWork 08, buy iWork 09 from the mac app store iWork 08 is really old, no company would ever update something that old for free that I know of.
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Old Oct 24, 2013, 03:01 AM   #3
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If you have iWork 08, buy iWork 09 from the mac app store iWork 08 is really old, no company would ever update something that old for free that I know of.
Meh wrong

Mavericks is free and you can upgrade as far as snow leopard...

What the heck maybe even leopard
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Old Oct 24, 2013, 03:28 AM   #4
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Meh wrong

Mavericks is free and you can upgrade as far as snow leopard...

What the heck maybe even leopard
OK, then iWork 08 came out shortly after leopard and 09 was shortly after snow leopard. Neither leopard or iWork 08 have free updates to the latest software, you need to pay for iWork 09 to get the latest iWork and snow leopard to get the latest OS X, so 2008 software is just barely out of apple's definition of new enough
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Old Oct 24, 2013, 03:32 AM   #5
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OK, then iWork 08 came out shortly after leopard and 09 was shortly after snow leopard. Neither leopard or iWork 08 have free updates to the latest software, you need to pay for iWork 09 to get the latest iWork and snow leopard to get the latest OS X, so 2008 software is just barely out of apple's definition of new enough
Ok

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Old Oct 25, 2013, 04:02 PM   #6
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Download iWork '09 Trial. Then App Store will let you update.

I have iWork '08 installed, but the App Store (SW Update) would not recognize it and let me upgrade the iWork applications.

Then...I just did the following to get the App Store to let me upgrade:

1. goto http://download.cnet.com/Apple-iWork...3_4-55181.html to download the iWork '09 Trial version.

2. Install it.

3. Register with Apple by launching one of the apps one time.

4. Goto App Store.

The SW Updater on the App Store should now show that you have 3 updates available: Pages, Numbers, Keynote.

5. Success.

Enjoy.

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I have iWork '08 installed, but the App Store (SW Update) would not recognize it and let me upgrade the iWork applications.

Then...I just did the following to get the App Store to let me upgrade:

1. goto http://download.cnet.com/Apple-iWork...3_4-55181.html to download the iWork '09 Trial version.

2. Install it.

3. Register with Apple by launching one of the apps one time.

4. Goto App Store.

The SW Updater on the App Store should now show that you have 3 updates available: Pages, Numbers, Keynote.

5. Success.

Enjoy.

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If I do this should I need a Iwork 08???
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This has been covered in other threads but @annovick has it. I used this method to get the new iWork11 numbers/pages/etc. There is a story on the frontnoage that apple don't care about users getting them this way.

As my files where created with iWork8 I and to open them with iWork9 apps and save before I could use the latest ones. I'm not sure if there is a bulk way of doing this but I had to do it file by file

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If I do this should I need a Iwork 08???
No, don't think so
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