Keynote for iCloud release notes

We’re frequently updating Keynote for iCloud. Updates are cumulative, so when you launch Keynote on, it has all the latest features. You can see all the features included with each release below.

June 2023

  • Show subtotal summary labels in stacked bar, column, and area charts.

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

March 2023

  • Viewing a Keynote Live presentation is now supported only in a web browser.

October 2022

  • Insert and play back videos in your presentations.

September 2021

  • Use the presenter display to view the current slide, next slide, and notes in a separate window during your presentation.
  • Use radar charts to visualize and compare multiple variables to show similarities and differences in your data.
  • Allow participants to add others to a collaborative presentation.

September 2020

  • Enhance your presentations with a variety of new, editable shapes.

July 2020

  • Easily add captions and titles to images, videos, shapes, and other objects.
  • Format text as superscript or subscript, adjust capitalization, change text background color, and more.

March 2020

  • Select from a variety of gorgeous new themes to help you get started.
  • Add a Keynote presentation to a shared iCloud Drive folder to automatically start collaborating.
  • Add a drop cap to make text stand out with a large, decorative first letter.
  • Easily access themes in a redesigned theme chooser.
  • Use new text layout options to add borders, paragraph backgrounds, and columns.
  • Enhance your presentations with a variety of new, editable shapes.
  • Use Unite, Intersect, Subtract, and Exclude commands to create new shapes.
  • New “Keyboard” text build in and build out animation.

Learn more

See the release notes for Pages and Numbers for iCloud.

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