iMovie, Photos, Pages, Numbers...

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by BagshotRow, Jan 20, 2016.

  1. BagshotRow macrumors newbie

    Jan 14, 2016
    I bought iMovie 2011, iPhoto 2011, Number 2009 and Pages 2009 a few years ago on CD. These versions are now outdated.

    I did a fresh install of El Capitain on my 2009 Macbook. I want to install the latest versions of these apps without having to install the old versions first. How can I do that? When I go to the Apps Store it wants to charge me for the latest version because they are not currently installed on my Macbook.

  2. chscag macrumors 68030


    Feb 17, 2008
    Fort Worth, Texas
    You can't unless you buy a new Mac and then the iWork suite and other apps are a free download from Apple. Just install the old versions first and then you can update them without paying again. That's what I did and afterward remove the older versions. However.... I can tell you that Pages 2009 is a better app than the current Pages which has been dumbed down.
  3. BagshotRow thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jan 14, 2016
    Thanks chscag!
  4. Badrottie Suspended


    May 8, 2011
    Los Angeles
    A friendly reminder for Page 09 will not work with Handoff feature.

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