Apple Updates iWork Keynote, Page and Numbers Suite Apps with New Tools to Improve Productivity
Applemakes updates to its iWork suite of productivity applications.
- Updates can be downloaded from the App Store and the Mac App Store.
- With the latest update, Screen View automatically displays text, images, and other items in a single column.
Apple has announced a list of updates to its iWork productivity app suite with new features in Keynote, Pages and Numbers.
Keynote, Pages, and Numbers are available for free on every new iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Updates are available for download from the App Store and the Mac App Store.
“Users around the world love Keynote, Pages and Numbers for their powerful features, ease of use, and seamless experience on iPhone, iPad and Mac. Today, we’re adding even more power and capacity to these applications with new productivity and collaboration features that allow anyone to create more personal and compelling presentations, ”said Bob Borchers, vice president of global marketing for Apple products in a statement.
Powerful new tools make Keynote presentations more personal, engaging, and collaborative. With the ability to use the front camera on iPhone, iPad and Mac, users can now add live video directly to their presentations. This allows the presenter to appear alongside their slide content – ideal for lectures, hands-on videos, and remote presentations via video conferencing apps.
Mac users can connect multiple external cameras to further enhance the live video experience, and they can even display the screen of a connected iPhone or iPad directly on a slide for interactive live demonstrations.
People read Pages documents on iPhone more than any other device, and Pages now offers a new experience that makes reading and editing documents on the go better than ever. With the latest update, Screen View automatically displays text, images, and other elements in a single column continuous stream optimized for the iPhone screen.
Numbers have always been the best way for people to get the most out of their data. And now, with PivotTables, users can quickly summarize, group, and reorganize data to identify and analyze patterns and trends.
Keynote, Pages, and Numbers also support new translation features introduced in iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey. Users can select text and quickly view a translation, hear it read aloud, and instantly replace the selection with the translated text.