Apple launches web-only iCloud apps for everyone


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iCloud web-apps are now open to everyone. Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac
Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac

You no longer need a Mac or iOS device to access Apple’s web-only version of iCloud apps.

Apple announced that starting today, anyone — even PC-users — can access its suite of iCloud web-based productivity apps, Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, for free.

The move makes the iCloud suite even more competitive against Microsoft Office and Google’s free productivity apps, which are both free and available on Android, PC, Mac and iOS. The web-only access to iCloud includes 1GB of free storage for any documents you create, but you’ll need to buy an iOS device if you want to upgrade it. Access is available through Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer.

To get started, simply go to, sign in with your Apple ID, and you’ll immediately be able to start creating documents, spreadsheets, and presentations from your browser.

Source: Apple


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