Apple Updates iMovie and iWork for iOS, Remote Apps

Discussion in 'iOS Blog Discussion' started by MacRumors, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. MacRumors macrumors bot


    Apr 12, 2001


    In concert with the release of iOS 5 today, Apple also released updates for the iOS version of iMovie, Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Remote, and Find My iPhone.

    Find My iPhone was updated with "Find My Mac" functionality and the "option to request an email when an offline device comes online and is located", which is a nice feature for users with lost devices.

    Remote and iMovie were given minor compatibility updates, but the iWork apps were given more comprehensive updates:

    Pages, Numbers and Keynote are universal apps and available for $9.99 each.

    Article Link: Apple Updates iMovie and iWork for iOS, Remote, Find My iPhone Apps
  2. zin macrumors 6502

    May 5, 2010
    United Kingdom

    Anybody else having trouble updating iWork for iOS apps? When I manage to nab them after appearing under App Updates, the download appears to cancel itself. When I return to the updates tab the app update sections disappear.

    Guess I'll have to wait until traffic dies down.
  3. r2shyyou macrumors 68000


    Oct 3, 2010
    Paris, France
    Nice choice of words, MR!
  4. whammink macrumors newbie


    Oct 12, 2011
    Twin Cities
    MS Office?

    Does anyone know if MS Office for Mac (I have the 2011 version) is compatible with iCloud as a companion/replacement for iWork?
  5. Frazzle macrumors regular

    Mar 1, 2007
    Aperture also got an update

    Only installs when you're running 10.7.2...

    So is anyone keeping a count on how many pieces of software Apple is updating in one big effort? Imagine synchronizing all those dev teams. Incredible.

    They are sure doing a better job than when MobileMe launched.
  6. aindik macrumors newbie

    Jan 17, 2011
  7. zin macrumors 6502

    May 5, 2010
    United Kingdom
    Well, the updates say you can simply drag and drop documents on the iCloud Web App, and then they get pushed to your devices. I don't think there's any reason why it wouldn't work.
  8. sebseb81 macrumors member

    Dec 12, 2010
    So does Documents in the Cloud only work if you have one version or another of iWorks (either for OSX or iOS)?
  9. dillacom macrumors regular

    Oct 19, 2006
    are we getting integration with iWork for OS 10.7.2?
  10. BWhaler macrumors 68020


    Jan 8, 2003
    This looks like a subtly monstrous update.

    There are a lot of short comings in the iOS version of iWork which were addressed today.

    Merged cells in numbers? Wonderful.

    Support for slide-to-slide links in Keynote? Absolutely killer. Now we can do really cool interactive prototypes.

    The iWork team has tons to be proud of.
  11. Caliber26 macrumors 68000


    Sep 25, 2009
    Orlando, FL
    I love my Remote app. It's that one little piece of thread that connects everything so nicely.
  12. driftless macrumors demi-god


    Sep 2, 2011
    How do we update iWork if we have iWork that was purchased before the release of the App store?
  13. planetMitch macrumors member

    Mar 29, 2010
    i'd love to know that answer as well... have updated to 10.7.2 and running software update shows nothing to update. Sure hope Apple hasn't set it up that we have to buy again.
  14. Anonymous Freak macrumors 601

    Anonymous Freak

    Dec 12, 2002
    Woah, the iWork mentioned here is iWork for iOS, aka: iPad, iPhone. It is *NOT* talking about iWork for Mac OS X.
  15. planetMitch macrumors member

    Mar 29, 2010
    D'oh! Thanks - you'd think I could read that.

    Tho I would have thought that they'd update the desktop version as well.

    Thanks for taking the time to point that out.
  16. Switcher2001 macrumors member

    Oct 20, 2002
    Phoenix, AZ
    iCloud with iWork on Mac— I see no remote storage!?

    Am I think only one searching the Internet for the past hour trying to figure out exactly how iCloud is supposed to work with iWork on the Mac? I do not have an iPad or iPhone— yet. But I would like to store my pages, keynote, and numbers documents in the cloud so they are accessible to my MacBook Air. Does iCloud do me no good? Is it only for people who have iPads/iPhones? :confused:
  17. spacemanspifff macrumors 6502


    Jan 23, 2010
    iWork for Mac

    While I'm very happy with what Apple has done so far with iCloud, I wish they went just a bit further and added the iWork auto sync feature from iOS into the Mac versions of Keynote, Numbers and Pages too.

    While it's not too much of a pain to fire up my browser, login to iCloud and drag the files over that I want to sync with my iPad, it would be soooo much better if it just happened "Applemagically" behind the scenes.

    I would love to be able to work on my Mac at my desk, then when I have to go for a meeting, take my iPad with me and have the Mac iWork files available right there to edit and sync back to the Mac.

    Maybe they will add this extra "Magic" at a later date.

    Switcher2001 - Try logging into with your Apple ID (you may need an iOS 5 device to activate it, I'm not sure about this bit?), if you can access iCloud, then you could just use it to store your files without the iOS device. Otherwise, I'd just use Dropbox which would be much better for what you want to do as you wouldn't need to keep logging into iCloud to keep your files in sync.
  18. driftless, Oct 13, 2011
    Last edited by a moderator: Oct 13, 2011

    driftless macrumors demi-god


    Sep 2, 2011
    If you go to and click on the iWork icon it will take you to a page that explains the three components of iWork - Pages, Numbers & Keynote or takes you to iTunes. If you go iTunes it says that all three were updated October 12th. Both my iPhone and iPad now have iWork that is iCloud compatible. I did not see the iWork apps in my app update list yesterday so they must have been updated when I updated to iOS5.


    Post-Script: once you upload a document from an iOS5 device, the screen that I described above in iCloud disappears and you will see your document. Then in the upper right corner of the iWork iCloud web page you will see a round wheel shaped icon. If you click on that icon you can upload documents from your mac. I do not remember if that icon was present prior to my uploading a document from an iOS5 device.

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