iWork and iLife for Mac not updated? Solution
A few days ago, Apple updated all of its iWork and Life software packages. The latest versions of GarageBand, iMovie, iPhoto, Keynote, Numbers and Pages are available free of charge for all new users of Apple technology, as well as for those who once purchased “boxed” versions of these programs or bought them from 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.
Open "System Preferences", then "Language and Region." In the list of available languages, located in the left part of the window, we find “English” (English) and drag it to the very top of the list.
Then we exit the menu and confirm the restart of the computer in the window that opens.
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: for many, after that, all updates disappear. First, we wait until all the programs have finished downloading and installing updates.
After that, go back to “System Preferences” and select “Language & Region”. Drag "Russian" to the very top of the list and exit, confirming the reboot.
That's all! Enjoy the updated iWork and iLife software packages without waiting for the grace of Apple technical support. Readers write that even illegally obtained versions of programs can be updated in this way. Oh no no no.