Features available with Pages.

Take your documents to the next level. Pages is designed to give you amazing ways to tell your story.

New

Turn handwriting into text. Magically.

Now, on your iPhone and iPad, you can read through With Scribble for iPadOS and Apple Pencil, your handwritten numbers and data will automatically be converted to typed text. Jot down a formula or scribble some date, and see it turn into turn into text fast and easy. Plus, data detectors now work with handwritten text to recognize phone numbers, dates, and addresses.

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Write reports easier.

With new report templates, there’s no staring at a blank page. Jump start an essay, research paper, or school report by choosing from one of the 3 new templates. Simply find a template for the type of report you want to create, then write, insert images, and more.

Skim through in style.

Now, on your iPhone and iPad, you can read through your document, zoom in and out, and interact with it — without accidentally changing anything.

Play videos right in your documents.

Play YouTube and Vimeo videos right in Pages, without the need to open a web browser. Simply add a link, and play your web video inside your document or book.

Other Key Features

Accessibility descriptions

Add accessibility descriptions to images, image galleries, movies, audio, and drawings to help people using assistive technology.

Audio

Easily record, edit, and play audio directly on a page.

Captions and titles stick with objects

Easily add text to images, videos, and shapes. Your words will automatically stay with objects — if and when you move them.

Color, gradients, and images

Apply a color, gradient, or image to the background of any document, to your text, or to any shape.

Create and share books

Use one of the many templates to create everything from fairy tales to cookbooks to novels. Add image galleries, video and even your own audio. Then share them directly with others or publish to Apple Books.

Custom templates

Create templates to use as starting points for new documents, and access them on any device using iCloud.

Dark Mode

Enable Dark Mode to give Pages a dramatic dark look and emphasize your content.

Default font

Choose your favorite font and font size, then set it for all new documents created from Basic templates.

Document links

Bring interactivity to your book by adding links to bookmarks, web pages or other pages of your document.

Drop caps

Add a large, decorative letter to make the beginning of your story or paragraph stand out.

Export

You can export your Pages documents into other file formats including PDF, Word, and EPUB.

Facing pages or two-page spread views

View pages side by side as you work. Turn on facing pages to format your document for two-page spreads, book layouts, double-sided printing, and more.

Footnotes and endnotes

Include footnotes or endnotes to add supplemental information to your document.

Gorgeous Charts

From columns to donut charts, there are many ways to display your data. You can also create an audio representation of your chart using VoiceOver on iOS and iPadOS.

iCloud Drive folder sharing

Add a Pages document to a shared iCloud Drive folder, and automatically start collaborating.

Image gallery

Add and view a collection of photos on one page, and include unique captions per photo.

Math equations

Add elegance to your mathematical equations using LaTeX or MathML notation.

Offline collaboration

Edit shared documents while offline, and your changes will automatically upload when your account’s online again.

Paragraph styles

Use paragraph styles to achieve a consistent look throughout your document, and to quickly make global changes to your text.

Presenter Mode

Use presenter mode to easily read text while giving a speech. Your text scrolls automatically like it’s on a teleprompter.

Remove parts of an image

Use the Instant Alpha tool to make parts of an image transparent and remove an unwanted background or color.

Shapes library

There are over 700 shapes to choose from. You can change the color and size, add text, and even create and save your own shapes.

Table of contents

Pages creates a table of contents that appears in the left sidebar and updates automatically as you edit. Use it to easily navigate your document and jump to different chapters.

Text wrap

Wrap your text around an image, video, or shape to create a unique look.

Track changes and add comments

When working with others, turn on track changes to see everyone’s edits. Add comments or reply to others’ to create threaded conversations.

Trackpad support on iPad

Use Pages with Magic Keyboard, Mouse, or Trackpad for a new way to work with your documents.