iWork/iLife not Universal apps?

Discussion in 'iOS 7' started by ra4oasis, Nov 22, 2013.

  1. ra4oasis macrumors 6502

    ra4oasis

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    On a new Mac, I signed in to the App Store, and got the "would you like to download iwork/ilife?" question, which I did. So on OS X, I got all of iWork, and iLife, for free. But on iOS 7, both on my iPhone and iPad, it shows all the iWork/iLife apps still cost me money. So are the apps not really universal? I figured if I got them in OS X, I'd get them in iOS.
     
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    No, the versions of iWork that run on OS X cannot run on iOS, and vice versa. They are two different operating systems and no apps run on both. For any app that is available on both, there is an OS X version and a iOS version.
     
  3. ra4oasis thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Sorry, maybe I wasn't clear. I know the apps aren't the same, since we're talking about two OS's here. I just thought if you purchased iWork apps, you got it on all Apple devices. I guess I was wrong.
     
  4. Stuke00 macrumors 68000

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    You get them on all devices running that specific OS.
     
  5. ra4oasis thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Got it. Okay, as I sort of expected, but thanks for the confirmation.
     
  6. Sky Blue Guest

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    Universal apps refer to iPhone + iPad. There are no apps that you get free on iOS if you buy them on OS X (unless they're already free).
     

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