Most expensive App you have ever bought?

Discussion in 'iPad Apps' started by Brindley, Apr 9, 2011.

  1. Brindley

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    Just wondering what the most expensive app you have ever bought is, and was it worth it?/what does it do?

    I've heard the most expensive App is iRa Pro which is $899/£499 which is basically ridiculous, that's an iPad 2 + accessories. Would anyone ever consider paying this extortionate price for an App?
     
  2. hookbill

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    I believe I paid $20.00 for an app. I don't remember which one it was.

    As far as the cost of an app goes, that depends on how valuable it is to the user, and how much work it took to make and maintain.

    Now on the Android side paying anything is considered too much. And so long as they continue to have that attitude, the Market will never top the App Store.

    Then again with Amazons App Store giving away free paid apps daily like Sound Hound to Android users, maybe they are on to something. :confused:

    Sorry it wasn't my intent to drag this into another Market vs App Store thread. Just making some observations. To get back on track it just depends on the app itself. I definitely will never buy another browser now that I know iPad won't let you make the purchased one default. I consider my purchase of Atomic Browser a total waste of money. Not the devs fault, that's Apple's fault.
     
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    OmniFocus

    OmniFocus - US$ 39.95 (task management)

    Invaluable for me, but fills a somewhat specialized need. I suspect most people would be perfectly happy with one of several free alternatives
     
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    LogMeIn Ignition. $29.99
     
  5. Brindley

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    I've been looking at buying this App. It's £17.99 which is quite expensive in my opinion but how do you find it? Is it worthwile...are you glad you bought it?
     
  6. Brindley

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    I always find that free alternatives are just as good as the paid apps usually. I mean if an app offers a paid one and a free one they both usually do the same tasks, the only difference is that on the free app you get alot of adverts etc.
     
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    $6 for istorage. Yes it was worth it to me.
    I don't mind paying for apps on Android either and wish more developers on both OS's would do more try before buy versions. A full use app that lasts a certain amount if time is how they have gotten the most money out of me. After the trial expires I either have already deleted it or am going to buy the full version, some I didn't even wait for the trial to end.
    Fwiw I've paid for more apps on Android than Apple. Both have lots of free ones available if you don't mind ads
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  8. Hayles66

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    I bought all of iworks which came to about £19 and also pocket informant hd
     
  9. Brindley

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    Don't you feel that although certain apps are extremely valuable to users that if you looked arround the App Store carefully you would find exactly what you are looking for alot cheaper or even free? I find this does work for me sometimes.

    Your browser comment also brings up another issue, unlike in iTunes where you can have a small smaple of what you are going to buy there is no way of getting a sample of what you are going to buy in the App store. There should be some sort of trial, to see if the application is right for you or not, don't you agree?
     
  10. Brindley

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    iWorks is definitely worth the money, I have bought the pages app which really is invaluable to me! I don't think the iPad would function in the same way without iWorks.
     

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