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AppleiWork '09 Software for Mac OS X
 
4.7

(based on 30 reviews)

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    (24)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to navigate (28)
  • Great features (24)
  • Fast and powerful (22)
  • Makes collaboration easy (11)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Improving efficiency (15)
    • Organizing data (14)
    • Financial information (11)
    • Human resources (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Quality oriented (23), Budget shopper (6)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (20), Business (10)
      • Computer Platform:
      • Mac (5)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    iWork Works!

    I chose photography as a career because I prefer the instant gratification it affords. I chose iWork '09 for the same reason. I had been investing my limited free time in trying to...Read complete review

    I chose photography as a career because I prefer the instant gratification it affords. I chose iWork '09 for the same reason. I had been investing my limited free time in trying to unravel the complexities of the Microsoft Office suite with frustrating results. Since I switched to the no nonsense, easy to understand and navigate iWork '09 I spend more of my time behind my camera and less in front of my computer.

    It might not have all the bells and whistles that Office has, but unless your job consists mainly of spreadsheets, charts, presentations, and reports, iWork '09 is probably all you'll ever need.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Good Alternative to Office

    Great product and easy to use. Very intuitive and the graphics works well with my Macbook pro. Compatibility with Office could be improved.

    Great product and easy to use. Very intuitive and the graphics works well with my Macbook pro. Compatibility with Office could be improved.

    Reviewed by 30 customers

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    5.0

    Excellent software at reasonable price

    By Sunshineguyy

    from Fort Lauderdale, Florida

    About Me Quality Oriented

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Navigate
    • Fast and Powerful
    • Great Features
    • Makes Collaboration Easy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Financial Information
      • Improving Efficiency
      • Organizing Data

      Comments about Apple iWork '09 Software for Mac OS X:

      Great product, and service and fast delivery all at a very reasonable price.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
      • Computer Platform:
      • Mac

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      5.0

      Easy to use

      By Jennifer Stewart

      from Phoenix, AZ

      About Me Quality Oriented

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Navigate
      • Fast and Powerful

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Financial Information
        • Organizing Data

        Comments about Apple iWork '09 Software for Mac OS X:

        I use iWorks for my invoicing in my small business. Creating a template in Numbers was quick and easy and all I have to do to invoice somebody is fill in a couple fields and export as a PDF. I have not used Keynote or Pages extensively, but if they are as easy as Numbers I won't be disappointed.

        Usable, cheap alternative to Microsoft Word and Excel.

        • Primary use:
        • Business
        • Computer Platform:
        • Mac

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        4.0

        Easy to Navigate

        By Drew B.

        from Princeton, NJ

        About Me Quality Oriented

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Navigate
        • Fast and Powerful
        • Great Features

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Improving Efficiency
          • Organizing Data

          Comments about Apple iWork '09 Software for Mac OS X:

          It is a little hard if your transitioning between Microsoft office but once you get the hang of it its definitely worth it.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Computer Platform:
          • Mac

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          5.0

          iWork Works For Me

          By Hardcore Harley

          from Central Arkansas

          About Me Quality Oriented

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Navigate
          • Great Features
          • Great Templates
          • Intuitive

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Basic Desktop Publishing

            Comments about Apple iWork '09 Software for Mac OS X:

            I've used Pages for years and it has more than paid itself off in ease of use and quality of production. When I worked for a non-profit organization I used Pages to write my support letters and bi-monthly newsletters for my support team. The templates are simple and intuitive to use. With a little creativity you can produce newsletters that stand apart from the masses. As I've moved back into the private sector of video production I use the Invoice templates for billing my clients. Simple. Easy. Effective. And a real time-saver.

            If you're a professional designer, then this is too basic a product to unleash your inner creativity. But for the rest of us it's a great tool that doesn't require a Master's degree to understand and use.

            • Primary use:
            • Business
            • Computer Platform:
            • Mac

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            5.0

            I would buy this product Again and again

            By Mannah

            from Orlando, FL

            About Me Value Oriented

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Navigate
            • Fast and Powerful
            • Great Features
            • Makes Collaboration Easy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Financial Information
              • Human Resources
              • Improving Efficiency
              • Organizing Data

              Comments about Apple iWork '09 Software for Mac OS X:

              No Problem to work with this software, its so friendly we using in our business, If you dont have a parallel software to run Win. dont wory Iwork is the solution.

              • Primary use:
              • Business
              • Computer Platform:
              • Mac

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              5.0

              Straightforward and Professional

              By Pastor Steve

              from Tempe, AZ

              About Me Value Oriented

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Navigate
              • Fast and Powerful
              • Great Features

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Improving Efficiency

                Comments about Apple iWork '09 Software for Mac OS X:

                As a long-time Office PC user, I was hesitant in moving to a Mac platform, but the simplicity and straightforward approach of iWorks has made it incredibly simple. The ready-made templates provide great ease for the variety of needs our office has.

                • Primary use:
                • Business

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                4.0

                New to "istuff"

                By Stevep

                from Desert Hot Springs. CA

                About Me Quality Oriented

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Navigate
                • Great Features

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Apple iWork '09 Software for Mac OS X:

                    I really liked the fact that there was no problem importing any windows office files into the new iwork program. I am trying to avoid going to a parallel operation of Windows on the iMac.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal

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                    3.0

                    Ok,not great

                    By Photophanatic

                    from new jersey

                    About Me Quality Oriented

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy to install

                    Cons

                    • Not Powerful Enough

                    Best Uses

                    • Organizing Data

                    Comments about Apple iWork '09 Software for Mac OS X:

                    I got this with my Mac because it was good deal. Can't say I use it much. Just more comfortable and can work faster in ms office.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal

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                    5.0

                    Only starting using, but great so far.

                    By Breezy Bum

                    from Arcata, CA

                    About Me Quality Oriented

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Navigate
                    • Great Features

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Improving Efficiency
                      • Organizing Data

                      Comments about Apple iWork '09 Software for Mac OS X:

                      I'm not too familiar with iWork, as I am a new Mac user. However, so far Pages seems very simple to use. I love all the templates available! Easy to install.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal

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                      5.0

                      iWork is nice

                      By Orion

                      from Redlands, Ca.

                      About Me Quality Oriented

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Navigate
                      • Fast and Powerful
                      • Great Features

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Financial Information
                        • Human Resources
                        • Improving Efficiency
                        • Organizing Data

                        Comments about Apple iWork '09 Software for Mac OS X:

                        iWork has nice easy to use templates for budgets, taxes and other things of that sort. Was torn between gettin Microsoft Office or this and glad I saved my money and went with this purchase. No Regrets

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal

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                        5.0

                        Easy to use

                        By aloharhia

                        from Kona, Hawaii

                        About Me Quality Oriented

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Navigate
                        • Fast and Powerful
                        • Great Features

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Financial Information
                          • Human Resources
                          • Organizing Data

                          Comments about Apple iWork '09 Software for Mac OS X:

                          Learning how to use a new word processor had me worried but once again, Apple has made it easy. I think after using it a little more I will be much happier with it than I was with word. It really seems to do much more as well. Aloha

                          • Primary use:
                          • Business

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                          5.0

                          Everything I need and more

                          By Holler_Me_Back

                          from Western WA

                          About Me Quality Oriented

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Navigate
                          • Fast and Powerful
                          • Great Features
                          • Makes Collaboration Easy

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Improving Efficiency
                            • Organizing Data

                            Comments about Apple iWork '09 Software for Mac OS X:

                            I was surprised how easy iWork software is to use - Pages, Keynote & Number. These completely satisfy my needs for home office solutions.

                            • Primary use:
                            • Personal

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                            5.0

                            Worth it!

                            By Doug the Mac USer

                            from Minnesota

                            About Me Value Oriented

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Navigate

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Apple iWork '09 Software for Mac OS X:

                                I didn't know if this add on was something we needed, but we have really enjoyed the functionality and add ons it brings.

                                • Primary use:
                                • Personal

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                                5.0

                                GOOD PACKAGE

                                By Brad

                                from Dayton, Ohio

                                About Me Quality Oriented

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Navigate
                                • Fast and Powerful
                                • Makes Collaboration Easy
                                • Very intuitive

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Organizing Data
                                  • Professional writing

                                  Comments about Apple iWork '09 Software for Mac OS X:

                                  General usage and medical writing. I have not yet used the upgraded keynote presentation software.

                                  • Primary use:
                                  • Personal

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                                  4.0

                                  Keynote is essential

                                  By bb design

                                  from Miami, FL

                                  About Me Quality Oriented

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Navigate
                                  • Fast and Powerful
                                  • Great Features
                                  • Makes Collaboration Easy

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about Apple iWork '09 Software for Mac OS X:

                                      As a designer I've been on Apple for 20 years. Just purchased the Macbook pro, also from this vendor and needed iWork for the Keynote program. Keynote allows me to create a digital portfolio for viewing and now I can take the Macbook to clients and potential clients for a streamlined overview. The other programs are fine as well, however, I think Apple could have bundled the software supplied to include this without needing to buy separate.

                                      • Primary use:
                                      • Business

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                                      5.0

                                      Very happy with Iwork

                                      By Rick

                                      from Wilmington, Ohio

                                      About Me Value Oriented

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy To Navigate
                                      • Fast and Powerful
                                      • Great Features

                                      Cons

                                      • None so far

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Financial Information
                                      • Improving Efficiency
                                      • Organizing Data

                                      Comments about Apple iWork '09 Software for Mac OS X:

                                      Home user, but will be using for business soon.
                                      Have not found any dislikes so far.

                                      • Primary use:
                                      • Personal

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                                      5.0

                                      so far. so good.

                                      By gymrunner

                                      from greenville, sc

                                      About Me Quality Oriented

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy To Navigate

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about Apple iWork '09 Software for Mac OS X:

                                          I am a recent convert to apple, love it all. just getting started, but I am really enjoying iwork right now, nothing but good so far.

                                          • Primary use:
                                          • Business

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                                          5.0

                                          Fast and Powerful

                                          By milton a

                                          from trujillo alto pr

                                          About Me Quality Oriented

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Easy To Navigate
                                          • Fast and Powerful
                                          • Great Features
                                          • Makes Collaboration Easy

                                          Cons

                                          • Crashes or Freezes

                                          Best Uses

                                            Comments about Apple iWork '09 Software for Mac OS X:

                                            i use keynotes for presentation in my church
                                            it 1000 times better than power point
                                            the only problem is crashes when use motion

                                            • Primary use:
                                            • Personal

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                                            5.0

                                            excellent product

                                            By hersh

                                            from san diego, CA

                                            About Me Quality Oriented

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Easy To Navigate
                                            • Fast and Powerful
                                            • Great Features

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Financial Information
                                              • Improving Efficiency
                                              • Organizing Data

                                              Comments about Apple iWork '09 Software for Mac OS X:

                                              still learning product, but word processor & spreadsheet easier to use than MSword and their are a lot of pre-defined templates to make outstanding documents. Easy to install

                                              • Primary use:
                                              • Personal

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                                              5.0

                                              iWork

                                              By Shaun

                                              from Seattle

                                              About Me Quality Oriented

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Easy To Navigate
                                              • Fast and Powerful
                                              • Great Features
                                              • Makes Collaboration Easy

                                              Cons

                                              • None

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Improving Efficiency

                                              Comments about Apple iWork '09 Software for Mac OS X:

                                              I just installed iwork on my imac. It worked great. I was a long time MS office user and wondered if I could easily adapt to this new product (to me). Easy to install and easy to use. The compatibility with MS Office makes this iwork a great tool.

                                              • Primary use:
                                              • Personal

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