Realmac Brings iPad Support To Original Clear For iOS As Clear+ Gets The Chop

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Realmac Software is throwing in the towel on Clear+ and making its original Clear release the priority. A new update that’s rolling out today brings iPad support to the app at no extra cost, while support for Reminders is coming soon.

Realmac launched Clear+ last October as a paid upgrade for those who wanted to get their hands on its new iOS 7 design and full support for the iPad. Unfortunately, the paid upgrade didn’t go down too well with customers, so Realmac brought its design changes to the original Clear app for existing customers. The only reason to upgrade to Clear+ after that was for iPad support.

But having two Clear apps in the App Store has caused some confusion.

“Ever since the launch of Clear+, we’ve heard from customers that they are excited to pick up Clear but uncertain which version to buy,” explained Realmac founder Dan Counsell in a post on the company’s blog. “In other cases, we’ve heard from folks that mistakenly bought the iPhone version when they really wanted the universal version.”

In an effort to eliminate this problem, Realmac is killing Clear+ completely and making its original app a universal one, with full iPad support baked-in. It’s also going to make the app completely free for 24 hours, so that customers who bought the other version — or haven’t yet bought Clear at all — can obtain it free of charge.

If you have Clear+ installed on your iOS devices, then, you’ll want to uninstall it, because it’s not going to get another update. You can then install the original Clear again. Those who don’t already have it can register their email address with Realmac, and they’ll get a notification when it goes free in the App Store — just follow the source link below.

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