If you have an older computer model Mac or you still use an operating system macOS older and you want to install the applications office but by Apple, this tutorial will definitely help you and you will discover how to install Numbers, Pages, Keynote on a Mac old. “We could not complete your purchase. The current version requires macOS 11.0 or later“.
MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and types of Mac older than 2013, have not received updates with the latest versions macOS. The most MacBook protaken in 2012 or earlier, accept at most macOS Catalina as an operating system. Along with this incompatibility for newer versions of macOS, the incompatibility issue also appears when we try to install Numbers, Pages, Keynotes on macOS Catalina or older versions.
If you have a MacBook Pro since 2012 and you reinstalled it macOS Catalina (is the latest operating system supported on MacBook Pro Mid-2012), you will most likely enterpinhas problems installing applications Apple, such as: Numbers, Pages si Keynote.
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“We could not complete your purchase” - Why can't you install Numbers, Pages, and Keynote on an older Mac?
Over the years, Apple develops and brings new functionalities and features to the operating system macOS and applications developed for it. both macOS as well as applications Numbers, Keynote, Pages are applications developed by Apple, these are not compatible on Windows, Linux or other operating systems. These three applications are the suite version Office of Microsoft, and their files are compatible with Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Apple makes a huge mistake with this update policy. If we have a Mac bought 10 years ago, we are practically banned from using applications Apple which in the past ran smoothly.
In the correct way, it would have been that the applications, even if they received major updates in the meantime, were supported only by the new versions macOS, from a Mac older to appear in App Store compatible versions. Older versions of Numbers, Pages si Keynote.
We could not complete your purchase.
Numbers can't be installed on "macOS”Because macOS version 11 or later is required.
How to install Numbers, Pages, Keynote on an older Mac (macOS Catalina). - We could not complete your purchase
Fortunately, in the account iCloud applications installed over time are kept on macOS, iOS si iPadOS. And the old versions are kept, those that were downloaded for the first time on the account of iCloud si which are compatible with older versions of macOS.
If you are trying to install an application from App Store and you receive the message that it cannot be installed because you need the version of macOS be 11 or more recent, follow these steps:
1. We take the scenario in which we want to install Pages pe MacBook Pro (Mid 2012) with macOS Catalina 10.15.7).
We could not complete your purchase.
Pages can’t be installed on “macOS” because macOS version 11 or later is required.
go to App Store to the user with whom we are authenticated. It appears on the bottom left of App Store.
2. In "Account"We have applications installed over time on all computers Mac which we have authenticated our user Apple ID / iCloud. Fortunately here, in App Store the first versions of the applications are kept.
Here is a mention. If we have Family Sharing, we can select another user from the group and install the applications bought and/or installed by him.
3. Run in the list of applications “Purchased“, we search and install the application that interests us. Pages in our case.
We click on the download sign from iCloud, then click on “Download” button in the dialog box, to confirm that we agree to install an older version of the application.
Download an older version of Pages?
The current version requires macOS 11.0 or later, but vou can download the last compatible version.
Although the application "Pages"Was first downloaded in December 2013, on macOS will install the latest version compatible with macOS Catalina. So you will not receive an old version of the application.
In the same way you can install other applications Apple, such as: iMovie, Keynote or Numbers, even if their latest versions are no longer compatible with macOS a Mac.
In conclusion, if you have a computer Mac, MacBook older, the only method you can install Numbers, Pages, Keynote, is to download the applications from the history App Store.