iWork Apps for iOS Updated With Support for Scribble, New Image Picker, and More

iWork Apps for iOS Updated With Support for Scribble, New Image Picker, and More

Apple today updated its iWork apps for iOS, bringing new iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 features for Pages, Numbers, and Keynote.

All three apps add support for the iPadOS 14 Scribble feature that allows Apple Pencil users to handwrite in any text field in an iWork app, then have the written text converted to typed text.

Apple added are new editable shapes, as well as support for the revamped iOS and iPadOS 14 image picker.

Full release notes for each app are as follows:

Pages

  • Use Scribble to write by hand with ‌Apple Pencil‌, and your words will automatically convert to text. Requires ‌iPadOS 14‌.
  • Select from new report templates to help you get started.
  • Enhance your documents with a variety of new, editable shapes.
  • Easily find pictures and videos using new zoom and search capabilities in the redesigned image picker. Requires ‌iOS 14‌ or ‌iPadOS 14‌.

Keynote

  • Use Scribble to write by hand with ‌Apple Pencil‌, and your words will automatically convert to text. Requires ‌iPadOS 14‌.
  • Use the new Outline View to focus on the structure and flow of your content without other distractions.
  • Play YouTube and Vimeo videos right in your presentations.
  • Movie export now supports a wide selection of formats and frame rates.
  • Hold the option key while dragging an object to duplicate it.
  • Easily find pictures and videos using new zoom and search capabilities in the redesigned image picker. Requires ‌iOS 14‌ or ‌iPadOS 14‌.
  • Enhance your presentations with a variety of new, editable shapes.

Numbers

  • Use Scribble to write by hand with ‌Apple Pencil‌, and your words will automatically convert to text. Requires ‌iPadOS 14‌.
  • Forms are now easier to create and customize. Add a form to any table or use the new Basic Form template.
  • Improved performance when working with large tables.
  • Easily find pictures and videos using new zoom and search capabilities in the redesigned image picker. Requires ‌iOS 14‌ or ‌iPadOS 14‌.
  • Enhance your spreadsheets with a variety of new, editable shapes.

The Mac versions of Pages, Keynote, and Numbers have also been updated, adding new report templates and editable shapes.

iOS and macOS versions of all iWork apps are free downloads.

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