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Apple unveils iWork ’09

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January 6, 2009—Apple® today introduced iWork® ’09, the latest version of Apple’s popular office productivity suite, which adds powerful new features without sacrificing Apple’s legendary ease of use.


  • advanced object transitions, which automatically animate objects with a choice of effects and Magic Move
  • a new Full Screen view that helps you focus on your writing and an outline mode to organize your thoughts
  • a quick way to group and summarize data and a dramatically simplified way to create complex formulas
  • Apple also announced public beta, a new service Apple is developing to share iWork ’09 documents online – In  a possible bid to compete with Adobe, Zoho & google

“Millions of Mac users have fallen in love with iWork,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “With iWork ’09, Apple continues to demonstrate that innovation is possible in office productivity software, and that creating impressive presentations, documents and spreadsheets doesn’t need to be complicated.”


Pricing & Availability
iWork ’09 is now available through the Apple Store® (, Apple’s retail stores and Apple Authorized Resellers for a suggested retail price of $79 (US). iWork ’09 is available for $49 (US) with the purchase of any Mac® through the Apple Store, Apple’s retail stores and Apple Authorized Resellers.

iWork ’09 requires Mac OS® X version 10.4.11 or Mac OS X version 10.5.6 or later, a Macintosh® computer with an Intel processor, PowerPC G5, or 500 MHz or faster PowerPC G4, 512MB of RAM (1GB recommended), 32MB of video RAM, QuickTime® 7.5.5 or later, a DVD drive for installation and 1.2GB of available disk space. Public Beta is not included with the purchase of iWork ’09. Account setup and activation are required. Fees may apply. Internet access and iWork ’09 are required. Terms of service apply and are available at


Written by hermit

January 12, 2009 at 2:18 pm

Posted in Apple, In future

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