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

Design tools

  • Add reference lines to charts
  • Take photos and videos without leaving the app
  • More colors to choose from
  • New custom color mixer on iPad
  • Use the color picker to sample any color in your document and apply it anywhere
  • Insert inline images in tables, headers, and footers
  • 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
  • Export ePub files containing video

Sharing

  • Preview shared documents on iOS and Android browsers
  • Support for iCloud Drive
  • Support for third-party storage providers
  • “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 Word compatibility for charts, text overflows, and nonrectangular masks
  • 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

  • Open Pages ’08 and Pages ’06 documents
  • Multitask while editing using new Slide Over, Split View, and Picture in Picture on iPad*
  • Quickly access formatting tools from the new Shortcut Bar on iPad
  • Easily select text using new Multi-Touch gestures on iPad
  • Use keyboard shortcuts when connected to a wireless keyboard
  • Updated file format makes it easier to send documents via services such as Gmail and Dropbox
  • Use Handoff to seamlessly switch between iPad, Mac, and iPhone
  • Search for documents by name
  • Insert inline images in tables, headers, and footers
  • Inter-table alignment guides
  • Column and row labels in tables
  • Usability improvements for resizing and positioning charts

Accessibility

  • VoiceOver can now read relevant text-formatting details, including font name and font size, while editing
  • Add and review comments with VoiceOver
  • Track changes with VoiceOver
  • Add, remove, and rearrange rows, columns, and cells with VoiceOver
  • Get table header information with VoiceOver
  • Edit chart data and chart elements with VoiceOver
  • Change document settings with VoiceOver

Pages for Mac

Word processing

  • Sidebar for comments and tracked changes
  • Filter comments and tracked changes by author
  • AppleScript support for Mail Merge
  • 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
  • Arabic and Hebrew templates
  • Full bidirectional support for Arabic and Hebrew
  • Word count for Hebrew

Design tools

  • Enhanced support for OpenType font features like small caps, contextual fractions, alternate glyphs, and more
  • Force click images and get haptic feedback as you edit using Force Touch trackpad
  • View Collections, Moments, Favorites, and Shared Albums from Photos in the Media browser
  • Add reference lines to charts
  • Create table, chart, and shape styles from an image
  • Insert inline images in tables, headers, and footers
  • 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
  • Create charts with date, time, and duration values
  • Create custom data formats
  • Control the z-order of bubble chart labels

Sharing

  • Shared Pages documents can now be previewed on iOS and Android browsers
  • Support for iCloud Drive
  • “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 Word compatibility for charts, text overflows, and nonrectangular masks
  • 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

  • Open Pages ’08 and Pages ’06 documents
  • Easily access recently used fonts in the Fonts menu
  • Multitask while editing using new Split View
  • Use Handoff to seamlessly switch between iPad, Mac, and iPhone
  • Updated file format makes it easier to send documents via services such as Gmail and Dropbox
  • Move tables easily with improved table selection
  • Inter-table alignment guides
  • Improved cell border styling
  • Usability improvements for resizing and positioning charts
  • Customize the toolbar with your most important tools
  • Better placement of inserted and pasted objects
  • Improved text box behavior
  • Improved AppleScript support

Accessibility

  • Add and review comments with VoiceOver
  • Track changes with VoiceOver
  • Edit chart data and chart elements with VoiceOver

Pages for iCloud

Sharing

  • Preview shared documents on iOS and Android browsers
  • View documents with tracked changes
  • “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

Editing

  • Available worldwide in U.S. English, French, German, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Arabic, Hebrew, Italian, Portuguese, Danish, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Dutch, Polish, Traditional Chinese, and Korean
  • Add comments
  • Word count
  • Insert pages and sections
  • Restore previous versions of a document
  • Keyboard shortcuts for precise rotating, resizing, and repositioning of objects
  • Animate interactive charts
  • Add reference lines to charts
  • Support for curved lines in scatter and line charts
  • 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

  • Create custom colors
  • Lock and unlock objects
  • Duplicate objects
  • 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

  • Improved Word compatibility for charts, text overflows, and nonrectangular masks
  • Open password-protected Pages ’09 and Microsoft Word documents

Accessibility

  • Improved VoiceOver support for body text and document manager

Usability and performance

  • Open Pages ’08 and Pages ’06 documents
  • Easily access recently used fonts in the Fonts menu
  • Folders
  • Edit documents up to 1GB in size
  • Support for Retina display
  • Open documents directly from iCloud Mail