The Most Expensive App

Discussion in 'iOS Apps' started by yagran, Jul 10, 2008.

  1. macrumors 6502a

    Jan 8, 2007
    Brighton, East Sussex, UK
  2. macrumors 603


    Sep 3, 2003
    North Carolina
    Arn links to it on the front page: Foreflight mobile: $69.99

    Seems to me if you need these apps you'd be willing to pay for them.
  3. macrumors 65816


    Jun 3, 2007
    Yeah, Foreflight Mobile looks like the most expensive so far. But that's targetted to a specific group.
  4. macrumors 6502a


    Nov 11, 2003
    In the Bowels of the Cosmos

    MyAccountsToGo- seems to be the most expensive app I can find...

    Whatever you do...DO NOT click on "Buy App". That would be sad..:eek:
  5. macrumors 6502

    Jan 19, 2008
    That would be a horrible mistake if one actually buys that by accident. Or if one of your friends buys that while they are on your iPhone...
  6. macrumors regular

    Sep 24, 2007
    Most expensive doesn't necessarily equate to worst.

    FWIW, I'm delighted to see these professional applications aimed at business. It bodes well for everyone. Let the masses vote with their wallet. Supply and demand rules... :)
  7. macrumors regular

    Mar 15, 2008
    well, I think the price should justify the application. Depending on how good it is and whether it's feasible to have it on my iPhone, I'll buy it too.
  8. macrumors regular

    Jun 15, 2008
    There's quite a few apps now in the App Store that are going for more than $99 US, but they do all seem like professional applications geared towards their respective industries and are getting good reviews by the professionals that would actually use those apps (and of course are getting one star reviews from the clueless people who don't understand how a "cell phone app" can be that expensive, without even knowing what the app is or does. They just don't get it.)
  9. macrumors newbie

    Jul 17, 2012
  10. macrumors regular

    Jun 23, 2012
  11. macrumors newbie

    Jun 28, 2012
    The Most Expensive App

    The most expensive i know is ---- MobiGage NDI -- $999.99...
  12. macrumors member

    Jun 12, 2012
  13. macrumors member

    Jun 1, 2012
    There are number of paid apps available for iPhone/iPad. So it depends on you that which kind of apps you like. For example I am preparations for the exams of Law and in my field BarMax CA is most expensive app @ $999.99 . Last week I bought this app.
  14. macrumors newbie

    Jun 24, 2012
  15. macrumors 68040

    Nov 6, 2008
    The most populated city in the planet
  16. macrumors 601


    Jan 11, 2012
    Pacific Coast, USA
    I thought the price was an error. Then just for fun, I went back the next day to grab the link to show a friend.

    Day 2 It was on "sale" for 495.00, but I got interupted by a phone call and one thing led to another, yes, you guessed it, I forgot to grab the link.

    Day 3 Went back to it and it was "Free" for that day only, so I downloaded it. That's as far as I got since once I opened it, they wanted so much personal info I wasn't about to touch it. Deleted that as quick as I could...

    how funny :D
  17. macrumors member

    Thomas P.

    Oct 5, 2011
    Its an old story that I read in a forum, and it said that for the first time someone made an app of $999 and placed it on iTunes, and its name was quite catchy, and it was reported that some 6 people bought it before itunes closed down that app. The reason was that the app had nothing in it, it was just a simple app, you just had to open the app and it displayed, you are awesome. And there was nothing more inside that, but whatever may be the case, the developers did earned what they deserved!
  18. M-5
    macrumors 6502a


    Jan 4, 2008
    The app was called "I Am Rich"
  19. macrumors member

    Thomas P.

    Oct 5, 2011
    Exactly, I was referring to the I Am Rich app, it worked quite well, whoever had this idea surely got a real brilliant mind and they deserved the money they ve earned through their intelligent app!
  20. macrumors member


    Jul 8, 2012
    Here's what I found... :D

    VIP Black -- $999.99
    MobiGage NDI -- $999.99
    vueCAD Pro -- $999.99
    Intuition Control Solo WolfVision -- $999.99
    BarMax CA and BarMax NY for iPad -- $999.99
    QSFFStats -- $999.99
    The Alchemist SMS -- $999.99
    Agro -- $999.99 -- $999.99
  21. macrumors 6502

    Sep 2, 2009
    Birmingham, UK
    From the description of the app:

    *Please note: Black is the premium version, the first ‘Millionaire’s App’. Upon download, prospective members will be required to certify they are High Net Worth Individuals with assets and/or income in excess of £1 million. Upon completion each approved member will be eligible for a personal consultation to explore how iVIP Ltd. can manage their VIP lifestyle.

    I'm not sure I know what that means but I definitely don't have £1 million.
  22. macrumors regular

    May 22, 2012
    These apps are very expensive. I suggest you to take backup of it with StealthGenie when purchase it.
  23. techiegeek1225, Jul 29, 2012
    Last edited: Jul 29, 2012

    macrumors member

    Jun 29, 2012
    @ seanpercival – Are you satisfied with the BarMax? Any feedbacks?
    The thing is my sister has first mentioned this app, while she was reviewing for her Bar Exams. She then said that some of her “financially capable” law school buddies got the said app and was very disappointed. The size is big, I’m not sure of how big it is, but in the end her buddies still went back to the traditional way of reviewing with the old school Law books which what they've used through the years during their Law proper. Even the books they've used in their pre-law years were well-utilized!

    Fortunately, she passed the test, first take! :D And the best part is she (and my folks!) didn’t need to spend a thousand bucks for that app. :D

    Good luck on your exams and hope that this app will enhance your review! But again discipline and focus are the keys! :)


    You guys are right, an app of this price is intended for a specific market, could be for businesses who can fund the costs. Or maybe if you’re overflowing with money, a status symbol perhaps. To be fair, any reason in purchasing it is justifiable. However, as users, I hope we get covered. I think it would be very helpful that developers should have a demo on high-end apps so as to show the users the details of it. Some sorta guarantee for the potential buyers. I mean, $ 1,000 is $ 1,000!
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    Aug 11, 2012

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