Apple has pushed new updates for its iWork suite of productivity apps on both the Mac and iOS.

For iOS, Keynote saw the biggest improvements, gaining a number of new transitions, in addition to Apple's standard "stability improvements and bug fixes". Numbers and Pages each received unnamed stability improvements.

On the Mac, Keynote gained the same new transitions as on iOS, while Numbers and Pages received new toolbar customization options and other bug fixes.

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What’s New in Keynote for Mac Version 6.0.1

• Customize the toolbar with your most important tools
• New transitions including Blinds, Color Planes, Confetti, Fall, Perspective, Pivot, and Swoosh
• New builds including Blinds, Fly in, Fly out, Orbital, Pivot, Scale Big, and Swoosh
• Stability improvements and bug fixes

What’s New in Pages for Mac Version 5.0.1

• Customize the toolbar with your most important tools
• Center and edge guides are on by default
• Stability improvements and bug fixes

What’s New in Numbers for Mac Version 3.0.1

• Customize the toolbar with your most important tools
• Window size and placement preserved on Save
• Set default zoom in Preferences
• Stability improvements and bug fixes

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What's New in Keynote for iOS Version 2.0.1

• New transitions including Blinds, Color Planes, Confetti, Fall, Perspective, Pivot, and Swoosh
• New builds including Blinds, Fly in, Fly out, Orbital, Pivot, Scale Big, and Swoosh
• Stability improvements and bug fixes

What's New in Pages for iOS Version 2.0.1

• Stability improvements and bug fixes

What's New in Numbers for iOS Version 2.0.1

• Stability improvements and bug fixes

The apps were last updated in October when updated versions of all the apps were released for iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks.

Users who own previous versions of iWork on Mac or iOS get these updates for free, as do users buying new Mac and iOS devices. For users with older devices that don't own the apps, they are available for $19.99/each on the Mac App Store and $9.99/each on the iOS App Store.

Pages for Mac - [Mac App Store]
Numbers for Mac - [Mac App Store]
Keynote for Mac [Mac App Store]

Pages for iOS - [App Store]
Numbers for iOS - [App Store]
Keynote for iOS - [App Store]

Top Rated Comments

JackieTreehorn Avatar
102 months ago
Bring back 'Facing pages' and perhaps I will start using it again. I did not buy a 27" iMac just so that I could scroll down single pages, Apple.


Microsoft Word allows me to have 4 pages on one screen. Your screen.


Fix it.
Score: 25 Votes (Like | Disagree)
FirstNTenderbit Avatar
102 months ago
If they are starting the updates this quickly wouldn't it have made more sense to release a finished product? Updates re-introducing old/new features doesn't make sense to me. Was anyone really clamoring for a redesign of the iWork suite so badly that releasing an unfinished product was necessary?

It's their product and they know way more than I do about it.

Just an outside-in observation.:confused:
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
cheekyjeremy Avatar
102 months ago
How about bringing back the ability to:

Add a page
Delete a page
Move a page
Duplicate a page
Copy a page

Shouldn't be too complicated... :(
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Futurix Avatar
102 months ago
Wow, that was fast!
I'm guessing they actually planned to start restoring the missing features in advance and not just in response to negative publicity.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
deirdre Avatar
102 months ago
Bring back 'Facing pages' and perhaps I will start using it again. I did not buy a 27" iMac just so that I could scroll down single pages, Apple.

Microsoft Word allows me to have 4 pages on one screen. Your screen.

Fix it.

For Jackie (as well as everyone else who gave this a thumbs up), I offer the following free advice (worth at least what you paid for it) as a former Apple engineer:

Stuff that's not in Radar is invisible.

My suggestion would be:

1. Go to developer.apple.com and sign up for a free developer account if you don't already have one (using your existing Apple ID).

2. Go to bugreport.apple.com and file a bug. Take note of its number.

Notes:
a) Make the scope of your bug as narrow as possible -- two different things may be assigned different engineers, different teams, different milestones, and it's frustrating to have to break things into pieces all the time as it makes bug reports confusing to read

b) If you get a response asking for more information, please answer it (so many do not)

c) System configs are wonderful things

d) Be polite

3. Go to openradar.appspot.com and add a description of what you filed. That way, other people can say, "Oh, yeah. THAT." And they can then write another bug report referencing yours.

When there are reports that have more duplicates than others, they tend to get higher priority.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
asggold Avatar
102 months ago
Maybe one day they will actually add the ability to open a document which is password protected. Always seem to forget the simple things. :confused:
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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