What’s new in Numbers for Mac

Learn about the new features in Numbers 12.2 for Mac.

See Latest Activity

Stay up to date on everyone’s recent activity in collaborative spreadsheets and get notifications when others join, comment, or make changes.

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New Ways to Share

Easily share and see updates about your spreadsheet in Messages.

Manage your shared document or send a copy from the File menu.

New Functions

Compare values and combine text with new functions, including BITAND, BITOR, BITXOR, BITLSHIFT, BITRSHIFT, ISOWEEKNUM, CONCAT, TEXTJOIN, and SWITCH.

Improved Image Background Removal

Quickly remove an image’s background to isolate its subject.*

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And more:

  • Send a message or start a FaceTime call right from a collaborative spreadsheet.*

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

* Requires macOS Ventura

New in Numbers 12.1 for Mac

  • Improved performance when inserting rows and columns in large tables.

New in Numbers 12.0 for Mac

  • Copy a snapshot of table cells without formulas, categories, or hidden values.
  • Use Shortcuts on macOS Monterey to create or open spreadsheets and add rows to a table.
  • Create formulas and quickly fill cells with autofill using VoiceOver.


New in Numbers 11.2 for Mac

  • Use pivot tables to quickly summarize, group, and rearrange data to explore patterns and trends with pivot tables.
  • Use radar charts to visually compare multiple variables at once to easily show similarities and differences in your data.
  • Find duplicate entries and unique values in your data with improved filters, and use redesigned Quick Filters to easily show or hide rows that match a specific value.
  • Flexible collaboration allows participants to add others to a shared spreadsheet.*
  • Instant translation lets you translate selected text in up to 11 languages and add the translation to your spreadsheet with a click.*
  • Create new spreadsheets from the app icon in the Dock.

* Requires macOS Monterey

New in Numbers 11.1 for Mac

  • Link to web pages, email addresses, and phone numbers from objects such as shapes, lines, images, drawings, or text boxes.

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.
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