What's new in Pages, Numbers, and Keynote.

We’re constantly updating Pages, Numbers, and Keynote. So your favorite productivity apps keep getting more productive — whether you’re working on an iOS device, on a Mac, or in iCloud.  To help you keep up with the latest improvements, we’ve listed them all right here.

Pages for iOS

Word processing

  • View character count with or without spaces
  • Start a list automatically using new special characters
  • New Arabic and Hebrew templates
  • Word count for Hebrew
  • Improved support for bidirectional text
  • Create charts with date, time, and duration values

Design tools

  • Vertical ruler
  • Customizable alignment guides
  • Delete sections from the page navigator
  • Better placement of inserted and pasted objects
  • Inline images and shapes in table cells are preserved on import
  • Control the z-order of bubble chart labels

Sharing

  • New “view only” setting lets you share documents you want others to view but not edit
  • Share password-protected documents via iCloud link
  • Improved ePub export

Microsoft Word compatibility

  • Export password-protected documents to DOCX format
  • Custom number formats in charts are preserved on import of Pages ’09 and Microsoft Word documents
  • Improved compatibility with Microsoft Word 2013 documents

Usability and performance

  • Search documents by name

Pages for Mac

Word processing

  • Improved EndNote support, including citations in footnotes
  • View character count with or without spaces
  • Copy-paste style improvements
  • Start a list automatically using new special characters
  • New Arabic and Hebrew templates
  • Improved support for bidirectional text
  • Word count for Hebrew

Design tools

  • Center and edge guides are on by default
  • Delete, duplicate, and reorder sections using the page navigator
  • Inline images and shapes in table cells are preserved on import
  • Show rulers as a percentage of document size
  • Improved Instant Alpha image editing
  • Media Browser improvements, including search
  • Create charts with date, time, and duration values
  • Create custom data formats
  • Control the z-order of bubble chart labels

Sharing

  • New “view only” setting lets you share documents you want others to view but not edit
  • Share password-protected documents via iCloud link
  • Improved ePub export

Microsoft Word compatibility

  • Improved compatibility with Microsoft Word 2013 documents
  • Export password-protected documents to DOCX format
  • Custom number formats in charts are preserved on import of Pages ’09 and Microsoft Word documents

Usability and performance

  • Customize the toolbar with your most important tools
  • Better placement of inserted and pasted objects
  • Improved text box behavior
  • Improved AppleScript support

Pages for iCloud

Sharing

  • New “view only” setting lets you share documents you want others to view but not edit
  • View a list of documents others have shared with you in the document manager
  • Add passwords and share password-protected documents
  • Export documents to ePub format
  • Print your documents directly from the Tools menu

Collaboration

  • Collaborate with up to 100 people at the same time
  • View the list of collaborators currently in a document
  • See cursors and selections for everyone in a document
  • Jump to a collaborator’s cursor by clicking the name in the collaborator list
  • Watch images and shapes animate as your collaborators move them around

Editing

  • New templates
  • Keyboard shortcuts for precise rotating, resizing, and repositioning of objects
  • Insert, edit, and format inline tables
  • Insert, edit, and format floating tables
  • Create and format 2D and interactive charts
  • Edit endnotes in imported documents
  • Edit chart data in imported documents

Design tools

  • Almost 200 new fonts
  • More color options in the format panel
  • Improved text wrap options
  • Add style to anchored and inline images, shapes, and text boxes
  • Layer objects
  • Preserve images and shapes in table cells on import
  • Insert images up to 10MB in size

Microsoft Word compatibility

  • Open password-protected Pages ’09 and Microsoft Word documents

Accessibility

  • Improved VoiceOver support for body text and document manager

Usability and performance

  • All-new design
  • Folders
  • Edit documents up to 1GB in size
  • Support for Retina display
  • Open documents directly from iCloud Mail