Apple’s Keynote, Pages, Numbers, iPhoto, and iMovie apps will now come free with new iOS devices

Apple’s Keynote, Pages, Numbers, iPhoto, and iMovie apps will now come free with new iOS devices ...

Apple announced today that five of its exclusive iOS productivity apps–Keynote, Pages, Numbers, iPhoto and iMovie–will now come free with every new iPhone, iPad or 5th-gen iPod touch.

iMovie and iPhoto normally cost $4.99 (£2.99) individually in the App Store. Pages, Numbers and Keynote are usually priced at $9.99 (£6.99). Collectively that’s a $39.95 (£26.95) saving.

It’s a significant saving for consumers, and should help boost Apple’s user base across all of these premium apps. Many iPhone owners are turning to third-party alternatives such as Snapseed for photo-editing or Byword for writing text documents. Now that these apps are free, they’ll be hoping that some of these users come back when they upgrade their iPhone or iPad.

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