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What is shared between the Mac and iPad versions of the Puzzle Apps?

The various puzzle apps ('Anatomy Puzzles', 'Window Puzzles' etc) now work on both your Mac computer (desktop or laptop) and your iPad.   iPad 'Window Puzzles' Mac 'Window Puzzles'    If you have both device types and use the same AppleID on each, then there is some special linkage between the two versions: Any pack in-apps that you have bought will work on both without having to pay for it a second time. As an example, if you bought the "Unlock All Packs" unlock on the iPad version of Window Puzzles, this is also available for free on the Mac version of the same puzzle app.  To access it, just start the Mac version, tap on the "Unlock All Packs" icon (which will initially have a price displayed), go to the purchase screen and hit "RESTORE".  Your purchase from the iPad will be restored and applied to your Mac version!  This is the same for any pack unlocks - e.g. Pack 1 etc. And from version 8.0 onwards, you can also synchr

How do I turn Sound Effects on and off in the Puzzle Apps?

The various puzzle apps (Art Puzzles, Anatomy Puzzles etc) play a couple of sound effects by default when playing a puzzle: A "pop" sound when a piece is correctly placed A deep "bong" sound when a piece is placed in an incorrect location An angelic chorus sound when the puzzle is completed. You can choose to turn off these sounds by tapping the speaker button on the bottom right of the puzzle choice screen (next to the right / left icons).  The speaker button will look like one of the following: Sound Effects are currently on.  Tap this to turn them off. Sound Effects are currently off.  Tap this to turn them on. Turning the sound effects off will let you listen to your own music while playing the puzzles (for example, start the Music app, select some music and then go back to the Puzzle App).