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    Red face iPod touch - moving an app from MacBook Pro
    This is probably a daft question but I'm wondering if it is possible to copy an application I have on my MacBook Pro onto my iPod Touch?

    I'm not sure which version iPad it is but it was bought in around 2009 - the software seems to be 5.1.1.

    The application is something I bought and is on a DVD which I installed on to my laptop - I would like to be able to use this on my iPod whilst out and about as the app I bought from iTunes is not nearly as good as the one I have on DVD.

    I hope this makes sense and that some nice kind person(s) is/are able to help me.

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    Jan 23, 2008
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    Not possible. Your Mac uses and runs on OS X, mobile devices use and run on iOS. Two different operating systems. Check with the developer, perhaps there is a similar app for iOS.

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    Jun 05, 2011
    Thanks for the reply - thought I was being a bit hopeful.

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    Raz0rEdge's Avatar
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    Jul 17, 2009
    Quote Originally Posted by Aygee View Post
    Thanks for the reply - thought I was being a bit hopeful.

    ..and liberal with your usage of iPod Touch, iPod and iPad in one post..

    But yeah apps can be targeted to just iPod Touch/iPhone, just iPad or work on both. Apps for OS X are just going to work on the right version of OS X(and in most cases above)..

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