What’s new in Keynote for Mac

Learn about the new features in Keynote 13.0 for Mac.

  • Export and send a copy of your presentation in a different format right from the Share menu.
  • Includes improvements and bug fixes for collaboration activity.
  • Viewing a Keynote Live presentation is now supported only in a web browser.

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

New in Keynote 12.2 for Mac

  • Stay up to date on everyone’s recent activity in collaborative presentations and get notifications when others join, comment, or make changes.
  • Easily share and see updates about your presentation in Messages. Manage your shared presentation or send a copy from the File menu.
  • Choose your own live video background for a dramatic effect or quickly isolate an image’s subject.*
  • Send a message or start a FaceTime call right from a collaborative presentation.*

* Requires macOS Ventura

New in Keynote 12.1 for Mac

  • Add subtle movement and visual interest to your presentation with dynamic backgrounds that move continuously as you transition from slide to slide.
  • Select from new animated themes featuring dynamic backgrounds.
  • Skip or unskip all slides in a collapsed group.

New in Keynote 12.0 for Mac

  • Use Shortcuts on macOS Monterey to create or open presentations, rehearse a slideshow, or start presenting.

New in Keynote 11.2 for Mac

  • Use the camera in your Mac or an external camera to show yourself right on your slides, or show the screen of a connected iPhone or iPad.
  • Allow participants to take turns controlling a shared presentation from their own device.
  • With radar charts, visually compare multiple variables at once to easily show similarities and differences in your data.
  • New slideshow controls provide easy access to the slide navigator, keyboard shortcuts, live video sources, or multi-presenter controls while presenting.
  • Flexible collaboration allows participants to add others to a shared presentation.*
  • Instant translation lets you translate selected text in up to 11 languages and add the translation to your presentation with a click.*
  • Create new presentations from the app icon in the Dock.

* Requires macOS Monterey.

New in Keynote 11.1 for Mac

  • Stability and performance improvements.

New in Keynote 11.0.1 for Mac

  • Stability and performance improvements.

New in Keynote 11.0 for Mac

  • View your presenter notes, current slide, and next slide in a separate window while presenting. Learn more
  • Thumbnail images in the Build Order window make it easier to edit complex sequences.
  • 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 presentation password or open password-protected presentations.
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