How to download iWork apps for free on an old Mac

As you all know, for more than a year both OS X and the entire office suite of Apple (Pages, Numbers and Keynote) are completely free, however, for the latter a requirement is necessary: ​​the purchase of a new computer. If your Mac is older and you do not plan to change it for a new one because it is luxurious, today we will show you how to download iWork for free on your "old" Mac.

Download Pages, Numbers and Keynote for free on your old Mac

To download iWork for free on your Mac, you just have to follow the following steps indicated by the guys at Cult of Mac:

  1. Download and install the iWork´09 trial version
  2. Starts Pages, Numbers, and Keynote and get out of each one of them
  3. Open the Mac App Store and go to the "Updates" tab
  4. AND READY! Updates to the latest versions of these apps are now available, just update

How to download iWork apps for free on an old MacIf you do not see the updates for Pages, Numbers and Keynote, click on "Updates" again or restart the Mac App Store.

The entire office automation package Apple It will be associated with your ID and from now on you can update whenever you want as they appear as applications purchased in the Mac App Store.

If you liked this tip, do not forget that in Applelised You have at your disposal many more tips and tricks like this in our section on Tutorials.

SOURCE: Cult of Mac

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  1.   But to you said

    It has not worked.
    I have used the link to download iWork '09> I have installed with some other problem iWork> I have opened pages, numbers and keynotes> I have closed these 3 apps> I have gone to the app store to updates and nothing> I have closed session and the app store itself> I have re-logged into the app store >>>>> Still not working.

    Any help?

  2.   ramir said

    keep asking for a more current macos. it does not work.

  3.   Errenecu said

    The invention does not work. I do not understand the interest in publishing these hoaxes that do not benefit anyone. Perhaps it is just because the writer of the "miracle information" is important.

    1.    Ignacio Sala said

      This article was published a long time ago and currently all iWorkd applications are completely free for all users. In its time it worked perfectly.

  4.   Fernando Sanz said

    Indeed, it does not work. I have a 2011 iMac and there is no way.
    Can't I buy Numbers »for an older Mac?

  5.   victory said

    I love you !!! I was discouraged because there was no way ... I did as you have described and today it has worked perfectly for me !!!!

  6.   Nil Palacios said

    it doesn't work, it says the operating system is old.

  7.   MONICA said

    hola disculpa me aparece esto al querer instalar:
    Can something be done?

    “iWork09Trial.mpkg” no se puede abrir porque proviene de un desarrollador no identificado.Tus preferencias de seguridad permiten la instalación de apps procedentes únicamente de App Store y de desarrolladores identificados.

    “iWork09Trial.mpkg” está en la imagen de disco “iWork09Trial.dmg”. Safari descargó esta imagen de disco hoy a las 10:58 desde