When will Pages, Numbers, Keynote for Mac support iCloud?


With the launch of iCloud, many native apps in iOS and OS X are updated to support the latest cloud service from Apple. Apple iOS apps such as Pages, Numbers, and Keynote are updated as well. Notable missing is an update to Pages, Keynote and Numbers on the Mac to support iCloud.

It is inevitable that Pages, Keynote and Numbers on the Mac will eventually support iCloud. This is just a delay. And we suspect that brand new version of Pages, Keynote and Numbers for Mac is looming on the horizon.

Apple updates Pages, Numbers and Keynote for iPad

Apple releases 1.2 updates to its iWork apps for iPad which brings new features, performance enhancements and bug fixes. Updates are free.

Pages for iPad 1.2 includes new ability to copy documents from WebDAV and MobileMe iDisk, txt file support, option to display document word count and many performance enhancements.

Numbers for iPad 1.2 is now able to export spreadsheets to Microsoft Excel format, copy documents from WebDAV and MobileMe iDisk, ability to group and ungroup objects, and many performance enhancements.

Keynote for Pad 1.2 adds ability to export presentations to Microsoft PowerPoint format, new animations, ability to group and animate objects, copy documents from WebDAV and MobileMe iDisk, and many performance enhancements.

Apple updates Pages with ePub format support

Apple has released version 9.0.4 update to iWork comprises bug fixes to Keynote, Pages and Numbers. New in this release is the support of ePub format in Pages. Pages is the first commercial word processor that can export documents in ePub format, alongside PDF and Word. ePub format will allow you to read the document in iBooks or other eBook reader software supporting ePub.

Check out [Apple’s support document](http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4168) which explains the differences between PDF and ePub. It also contains guide and template on how to create ePub document using Pages.

This update is available via the usual Software Update or you can download from [Apple Download site](http://support.apple.com/downloads/).