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Cant Transfer Apps From IMAC to IPAD?

303 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Feb 4, 2013 3:18 PM by babowa RSS
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Feb 4, 2013 2:54 PM

I downloaded an app (paid) on my Imac because my Ipad wasnt accessing internet for whatever reason. Now that the app is installed i can see no way of getting it onto my ipad. Is there any way to do this?

iMac, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)
  • Niel Level 10 Level 10 (234,540 points)
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    Feb 4, 2013 2:57 PM (in response to abecker12)

    You can sync iOS applications from the iTunes library on a computer to an iPad.

    You can't transfer Mac OS X or Windows applications to an iPad.



  • Niel Level 10 Level 10 (234,540 points)
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    Feb 4, 2013 3:09 PM (in response to abecker12)

    If you downloaded it from the iTunes App Store and not the Mac App Store, yes. Mac OS X and iOS are different architectures, and the applications for each need to be coded and maintained separately.



  • babowa Level 7 Level 7 (22,055 points)
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    Feb 4, 2013 3:18 PM (in response to abecker12)

    Desktop dowloaded apps in the library


    You can find your Mac App Store (for Mac OS) purchases in the Purchases section of the Mac App Store (launch it from your dock (it's not iTunes):


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