1. f1l4's Avatar
    Hi all, I'm new to apple and I have one question.

    If I have some app for iPhone installed, do I have to buy it again for iPad, or can I install it on iPad for free?
    04-22-2010 11:03 AM
  2. Leanna Lofte's Avatar
    You can install it for free. Just sync it to your iPad like you do with your iPhone.
    04-22-2010 11:18 AM
  3. ifarlow's Avatar
    There are three categories of applications (generally speaking) when dealing with the iPhone and iPad:

    - Apps that are written specifically for the iPhone,
    - Apps that are written specifically for the iPad, and
    - Apps that are written for both the iPhone and the iPad.

    Not all developers are offering universal binary applications (those written for both the iPhone and the iPad). I have not run across any universal binary applications that I had to pay extra for when I had already purchased the iPhone app. However, I have run across developers that have released apps specific to the iPhone and the iPad, and in this case, I have had to pay for the iPad app when I already purchased the iPhone app.

    You can, as llofte pointed out, simply install the iPhone version of an app onto the iPad. But be forewarned that the results are likely to be less than stellar. If the app is not universal binary, it will have to be scaled up to fit the iPad screen resulting in poor graphics.
    04-22-2010 12:43 PM
  4. f1l4's Avatar
    Thanks for info, great.
    04-23-2010 03:56 AM
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