File formats you can export and import with Pages

Learn which file formats you can use with Pages for Mac and Pages for iOS.

Pages for Mac (version 5.6 and later) and Pages for iOS (version 2.6 or later) can import the following file formats:

  • Pages ’06 or later
  • Microsoft Word - Office Open XML (.docx) and Office 97 or later (.doc)
  • Plain Text files (.txt)

Pages for Mac can export to the following file formats:

  • Pages ’09
  • Microsoft Word (.docx and .doc)
  • PDF
  • Plain Text files (.txt)
  • ePub

To work with Rich Text Format (.rtf) documents, open the content in TextEdit. Then, copy and paste the content from your RTF document into a new Pages document. Pages retains the formatting from your RTF document.

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Pages for Mac (5.0 or later) and Pages for iOS (2.0 or later) use the same file format. Documents you create or work on in Pages for Mac can be opened in Pages for iOS and vice versa.

You can update to current versions of Pages on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, from the App Store. You can update to current versions of Pages for Mac from the Mac App Store.


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