Apple updates iWork, begins adding real-time collaboration features to beta

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Date: Wednesday, September 21st, 2016, 05:00
Category: iOS, News, Software


Some nifty stuff might in be coming down the pipe for iWork.

On Tuesday, Apple released Pages 6.0, Keynote 7.0 and Numbers 4.0 via the Mac App Store. The updates deliver the real-time, cross-platform iWork collaboration that the company promised earlier this month.

In addition to the updates, Apple is apparently working on real-time collaboration features for the suite. This would allow users to edit presentations, documents or spreadsheets with others at the same time across iOS, macOS and web.

Following the update, users can make their files public or choose whom to share them with. Users can also see who’s viewing or editing a document at any given moment, participants’ cursors being visible as they edit a file.

The Pages update also allows users to open and edit Pages ’05 documents. Version 6.0 also gives the ability to use tabs to work with multiple documents in one window, and it supports wide color gamut images.

Keynote’s update adds Keynote Live, allowing users to present a slideshow that viewers can follow on their Mac, iPad, iPhone and from It also adds support for Keynote ’05 presentations, adds tab support, and wide color gamut image support.

Finally, Numbers also joins in with tabs to work on multiple spreadsheets in one window, and wide color gamut image support.

If you’ve tried the new version of iWork or the beta and have any feedback to offer, let us know in the comments.

Via AppleInsider

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