What’s new in Numbers for Mac

Learn about the new features in Numbers 11.0 for Mac.

New in Numbers 11.0 for Mac

  • Updated media browser offers enhanced search options and new content categories such as Recents, Portraits, and Live Photos.
  • Add phone number links to table cells, text objects, and shapes.
  • Use AppleScript to change a spreadsheet password or open password protected spreadsheets.

Get complete step-by-step instructions and information on all the features in Numbers for Mac.

 

New in Numbers 10.3.5 for Mac

  • Refined new design on macOS Big Sur.
  • Stability and performance improvements.

New in Numbers 10.2 for Mac

  • Improved performance when working with large tables.
  • Enhance your spreadsheets with a variety of new, editable shapes.


New in Numbers 10.1 for Mac

  • New functions, including XLOOKUP, XMATCH, and REGEX, let you match patterns, manipulate text, and create flexible formulas. Learn more
  • Easily add captions and titles to images, videos, shapes, and other objects. Learn more
  • Play YouTube and Vimeo videos right in your spreadsheets.* Learn more

* This feature may not be available in all countries or regions.

New in Numbers 10.0 for Mac

  • Create spreadsheets with more rows and columns than ever before. Learn more
  • Add a Numbers spreadsheet to a shared iCloud Drive folder to automatically start collaborating. Requires macOS 10.15.4. Learn more
  • Edit shared spreadsheets while offline and your changes will upload when you’re back online. Learn more
  • Apply a color to the background of a sheet. Learn more
  • Easily access your recently used templates in a redesigned template chooser.
  • Print or export a PDF of your spreadsheet with comments included. Learn more
  • Add a drop cap to text in a shape. Learn more
  • Enhance your spreadsheets with a variety of new, editable shapes.

New in Numbers 6.2 for Mac

  • Improved performance when working with large tables.
  • Add accessibility descriptions to audio, video, and drawings. Learn more
  • Easily add HEVC-formatted movies to spreadsheets, enabling reduced file size while preserving visual quality. Learn more
  • Improved accessibility of exported PDFs.

New in Numbers 6.1 for Mac

  • Create links from text to other sheets in your spreadsheet.
  • Make your text stand out by filling it with gradients or images. Learn more
  • Add rows to filtered tables.
  • Greatly improved accuracy using the enhanced 128-bit calculation engine. Learn more
  • Place images, shapes, and equation inline in text boxes so they move with text.
  • Using face detection, subjects in photos are intelligently positioned in placeholders and objects.
  • Improved performance while editing and sorting tables.


New in Numbers 6.0 for Mac

  • Performance and usability improvements to smart categories.
  • Save custom shapes that automatically sync to all your devices using iCloud. Learn more
  • Create templates to use as a model for new spreadsheets, and access them on any device using iCloud. Learn more
  • Improved performance while collaborating on spreadsheets.
  • Edit grouped objects while collaborating.
  • Excel and comma separated value file import enhancements.
  • Support for vertical text in shapes and text boxes in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean languages. Learn more


New in Numbers 5.2 for Mac

  • Use smart categories to quickly organize and summarize tables to gain new insights. Learn more
  • Use Dark Mode to give Numbers a dramatic dark look. Requires macOS MojaveLearn more
  • Support for Continuity Camera allows you to take a photo or scan a document with your iPhone or iPad and it automatically appears in your spreadsheet on your Mac. Requires macOS Mojave and iOS 12Learn more
  • Easily record, edit, and play audio right in a spreadsheet.
  • Enhance your spreadsheets with a variety of new editable shapes.
  • Performance and stability improvements.


New in Numbers 5.1 for Mac

  • Give charts a new look with rounded corners on columns and bars.
  • Add mathematical equations using LaTeX or MathML notation.
  • Enhance your spreadsheets with a variety of new editable shapes.
  • Improved compatibility with Microsoft Excel.
  • Improved CSV and text import.


New in Numbers 5.0 for Mac

  • Collaborate in real time on spreadsheets stored in Box. Requires macOS High SierraLearn more
  • Use donut charts to visualize data in an engaging new way.
  • Improved, customizable import of CSV and text data, with support for custom delimiters and fixed width files.
  • Add an interactive image gallery to view a collection of photos.
  • Enhance spreadsheets with a variety of new editable shapes.
  • Additional options for reducing the file size of spreadsheets.
  • Full bidirectional support for Arabic and Hebrew. Learn more


New in Numbers 4.3 for Mac

  • Performance and stability improvements.


New in Numbers 4.2 for Mac

  • Enhance your documents using a library of over 500 professionally drawn shapes. Learn more
  • Reply to comments and join threaded conversations. Learn more
  • Support for print preview in collaborative spreadsheets.
  • New auto-correction and text replacement options save time while typing. Learn more
  • The Insert Stock Quote feature and the Stock and Currency functions now return data from the previous market day’s close. Learn more


New in Numbers 4.1 for Mac

  • Easily add current or historical stock information to spreadsheets. Learn more
  • Use the new My Stocks template to easily track your portfolio*
  • Quickly open password-protected spreadsheets using Touch ID on the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. Learn more
  • New leader lines make pie charts easier to read.
  • Easily replace fonts throughout an entire spreadsheet.
  • While collaborating on a spreadsheet, you can now cut, copy, paste, and duplicate sheets.
  • Customize dates, times, and currencies for your language or region.

* The My Stocks template is only available when your macOS language is set to English.


New in Numbers 4.0 for Mac

  • Real-time collaboration (feature in beta)
    • Edit a spreadsheet with others at the same time in Numbers on Mac, iPad, iPhone, and iCloud.com
    • Share your spreadsheet publicly or with specific people
    • See who else is in a spreadsheet
    • See participants’ cursors as they’re editing
    • Learn more
  • Use tabs to work with multiple spreadsheets in one window
  • Wide color gamut image support
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