iWork for iCloud Beta Apps Now Accessible Without an Apple Device

Apple on Thursday made Pages, Numbers and Keynote accessible to users without an Apple device through iCloud Beta. Starting last night, anyone can sign up for an Apple ID to access the trio of iWork for iCloud beta apps for free. Each account comes with 1GB of complimentary iCloud storage for use with the productivity software.

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While the offer is currently limited to the iCloud Beta website, it is likely that Apple will rollout the feature to the regular version in the future. To create a free Apple ID account, navigate to iCloud Beta and click on the get started link in the top banner to begin the signup process.

Apple introduced iWork for iCloud at WWDC 2013, bringing Pages, Numbers and Keynote to the web. After receiving "overwhelming response," Apple eventually opened the service to all users a few months later. iWork for iCloud has been steadily improved since then with interactive charts, an updated design, expanded language support and more.

Top Rated Comments

Mac'em X Avatar
120 months ago
"...1GB of complimentary iCloud storage..."

I love complimentary storage. "Hey, this is your storage here. You're lookin' sharp today!"
Score: 19 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MacrumoursUser Avatar
120 months ago
I agree Apple should offer more iCloud storage for people who have bought Apple devices. 5 GB is a bit cheap this day an age.

At least 5 GB per device.
Score: 18 Votes (Like | Disagree)
merzolin Avatar
120 months ago
Great, now anyone gets 1GB of free storage. But as someone who owns a Macbook, iPad and iPhone I still don´t get more than 5GB.
Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Mtmspa Avatar
120 months ago
"...1GB of complimentary iCloud storage..."

I love complimentary storage. "Hey, this is your storage here. You're lookin' sharp today!"

Uncomplimentary storage would riducule you if you are using Windows.
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
star-affinity Avatar
120 months ago
Great, now anyone gets 1GB of free storage. But as someone who owns a Macbook, iPad and iPhone I still don´t get more than 5GB.
I agree Apple should offer more iCloud storage for people who have bought Apple devices. 5 GB is a bit cheap this day an age.
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TallGuyGT Avatar
120 months ago
Why would anyone who doesn't own an Apple Device want to use iCloud? If you're an Android or Windows user, Google and Microsoft offer services that much better integrate with their devices.

I guess this is nice of Apple, but can't see any non-Apple users actually taking them up on their offer.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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