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iWork and iLife for Mac aren't updated? Solution to the problem

iWork и iLife для Mac не обновляются? Решение проблемы

A few days ago, Apple updated all the programs in the iWork and Life packages. The latest versions of GarageBand, iMovie, iPhoto, Keynote, Numbers and Pages are available free of charge to all new users of Apple equipment, as well as to those who once purchased the “boxed” versions of these programs or bought them in the Mac App Store. There is only one strange problem: updates to new versions are sometimes not displayed. If you have installed applications from these packages, but MAS does not “see” their updates, there is one very simple and effective method to fix the problem.

iWork и iLife для Mac не обновляются? Решение проблемы

Open the "System Settings", then "Language and Region". In the list of available languages, located on the left side of the window, we find “English” (English) and drag it to the very top of the list.

iWork и iLife для Mac не обновляются? Решение проблемы

Then we exit the menu and confirm the reboot of the computer in the window that opens.

iWork и iLife для Mac не обновляются? Решение проблемы

After rebooting, open the Mac App Store - and all installed Apple programs miraculously find their updates. We start the download, but until we change the language back: many after that all updates disappear. First, we wait until all programs complete the download and installation of updates.

iWork и iLife для Mac не обновляются? Решение проблемы

After this, we return to “System Preferences” and select “Language & Region”. We drag "Russian" to the top of the list and exit, confirming the reboot.

iWork и iLife для Mac не обновляются? Решение проблемы

That's all! Enjoy the latest iWork and iLife software without waiting for Apple technical support. Readers write that this way it is possible to update even illegally mined versions of programs. Oh no no no.