Pages for iCloud release notes

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

September 2017

  • Redesigned document manager: open documents stored anywhere in iCloud Drive, easily find shared documents, and create nested folders.

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

June 2017

  • Enhance your documents using a library of over 500 professionally drawn shapes. Learn more
  • Reply to comments and join threaded conversations. Learn more
  • Add linked text boxes so text easily flows from one place to another. Learn more
  • Support for advanced image fill-in graphics.
  • Insert and edit object connection lines.
  • Export documents as fixed layout ePub books. Learn more
  • The Stock and Currency functions now return data from the previous market day’s close. Learn more

March 2017

  • A simplified design gives you easy access to the tools you need.  
  • Open Rich Text Format (RTF) documents. Learn more
  • Add gradient and image fills to graphics.
  • New align and distribute options make it easier to position objects in your document.
  • Use advanced line spacing options to adjust spacing between lines of text.
  • Easily format your text by applying character styles. 
  • Preview older versions of your document before choosing which one to restore. Learn more
  • New stock and currency functions provide up-to-date securities data in tables. Learn more
  • Set dates, times, and currencies for your language or region when you create a document.

September 2016

  • Support for real-time collaboration with Pages on Mac, iPad, and iPhone (feature in beta). Learn more
  • Open and edit Pages ’05 documents. Learn more

October 2015

  • New languages: Italian, Portuguese, Danish, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Dutch, Polish, Traditional Chinese, and Korean.
  • Add comments to your Pages documents.
  • Preview shared documents on iOS and Android browsers.
  • Open Pages ’08 and ’06 documents.
  • Restore previous versions of a document.
  • View documents with tracked changes.
  • New Apple-designed templates: Kids Certificate, Classic Certificate, School Newsletter.
  • Word count.
  • Insert pages and sections.
  • Create custom colors.
  • Lock and unlock objects.
  • Duplicate objects.
  • Animate interactive charts.
  • Add reference lines to charts.
  • Support for curved lines in scatter and line charts.
  • Additional keyboard shortcuts.
  • Improved Word compatibility for charts, text overflows, and non-rectangular masks.
  • Improved Word export.
  • Improved ePub export.
  • Improved bidirectional text editing for Arabic and Hebrew.

November 2014

  • Pages for iCloud is now available in Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, Hebrew, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, and Spanish.
  • Bidirectional support for Arabic and Hebrew.
  • More than 50 new fonts, including new fonts for Arabic and Hebrew.
  • Undo deletion of section breaks.
  • Rename a document in the editor.
  • Drag wedges from a pie chart.
  • Move and resize chart legends.

September 2014

iCloud Drive compatibility

June 2014

  • Pages now remembers your most recent document settings, including zoom level, show or hide format panel, show or hide guides, and more.
  • Pages now suggests your most recent screen name when you open a shared document.
  • Get tips on how to cut, copy, and paste using keyboard shortcuts when you right-click objects.
  • Right-click to mask images.
  • Improved support for smaller browser window sizes.
  • Usability enhancements.
  • Bug fixes.

May 2014

  • Collaborate with up to 100 people at the same time.
  • Almost 200 new fonts.
  • More color options in the format panel.
  • Create and format 2D and interactive charts.
  • Insert, edit, and format inline tables.
  • Layer objects.
  • Export documents to ePub.
  • Edit documents up to 1 GB in size.
  • Insert images up to 10 MB in size.

April 2014

  • New View Only setting lets you share documents you want others to view, but not edit.
  • Open documents directly from iCloud Mail.
  • Updated design in document editor.
  • New templates.
  • Improved text wrap options.
  • Edit chart data in imported documents.
  • Images and shapes in table cells are preserved on import.
  • Open password-protected Pages ’09 and Microsoft Word documents.
  • Accessibility improvements.
  • Improved support for Retina display.

January 2014

  • Add passwords and share password-protected documents.
  • View a list of documents others have shared with you directly from the Shared With Me menu.
  • Insert, edit, and format floating tables.
  • Style anchored and inline images, shapes, and text boxes.
  • Edit endnotes in imported documents.
  • Keyboard shortcuts for precise rotating, resizing, and repositioning of objects.
  • Improved VoiceOver support for body text and document manager.
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

November 2013

  • View the list of collaborators currently in a document.
  • See cursors and selections for everyone in a document.
  • Jump to a collaborator’s cursor by clicking their name in the collaborator list.
  • Watch images and shapes animate as your collaborators insert and move them around.
  • Print your documents directly from the Tools menu.
  • Create folders to organize your documents.
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

October 2013

  • Multiple users can edit a document at the same time on the web. Just share a link to your document to start collaborating.
  • Send a link to your document so others can edit it in a browser and always get the latest version.
  • Pages for iCloud beta works seamlessly with the new Pages for Mac and iOS.
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

September 2013

  • Support for Internet Explorer 11.
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

August 2013

Bug fixes and stability improvements.

July 2013

  • iWork for iCloud beta available on
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

June 2013

Developer release of iWork for iCloud beta.

Learn more

See the release notes for Numbers and Keynote for iCloud.

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