What’s new in Keynote for iOS

Learn about the latest updates for Keynote for iOS 4.2.

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Improved presenter notes

Adjust text size in presenter notes and invert colors while presenting.

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New drawing options

Easily save drawings to Photos or Files, or share them with others.

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Siri Shortcuts

Support for Siri Shortcuts. Requires iOS 12.

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And more

  • Keynote now supports Dynamic Type. 
  • Enhance your presentations with a variety of new editable shapes.
  • Performance and stability improvements.

Get complete step-by-step instructions and information on all the features in Keynote for iOS on your iPhone and iPod touch, or on your iPad.

What's new in Keynote for iOS 4.1

  • Edit existing or create new master slides.
  • Easily record, edit, and play audio directly on a slide. Learn more
  • Give charts a new look with rounded corners on columns and bars.
  • A new option in Settings > Keynote lets you use Apple Pencil to select and scroll on iPad. Learn more
  • Export a presentation as a movie or images. 
  • Add mathematical equations using LaTeX or MathML notation. Learn more
  • Enhance your presentations with a variety of new editable shapes.
  • Add gradient and image fills to shapes and text boxes.
  • Improved support for Arabic and Hebrew. Learn more

What's new in Keynote for iOS 4.0

  • Use Apple Pencil to draw and write on supported devices, or use your finger. Learn more
  • Animate drawings during slideshows.
  • Collaborate in real time on presentations stored in Box. Learn more
  • Easily change the theme of a presentation. Learn more
  • Adjust presentation slide size and aspect ratio. Learn more
  • Use donut charts to visualize data in an engaging new way.
  • Add an interactive image gallery to view a collection of photos.
  • Enhance presentations with a variety of new editable shapes.
  • New option to automatically format fractions as you type.

What's new in Keynote for iOS 3.3

  • Redesigned document manager makes it easier to access files stored in iCloud Drive or with third-party storage providers. Learn more
  • On iPad, drag and drop text, images, and more between Keynote and other apps. Learn more
  • Use Unite, Intersect, Subtract, and Exclude commands to create new shapes. Learn more
  • Work more efficiently on iPad using Slide Over, Split View, and the new Dock. Learn more
  • Quickly access and organize your presentations using the new Files app. Learn more
  • Use Align, Distribute, Flip Vertical, and Flip Horizontal commands to quickly arrange objects.
  • Support for Break Apart command for complex shapes from the shapes library. Learn more
  • Performance and stability improvements.

What’s new in Keynote for iOS 3.2

  • Enhance your documents using a library of over 500 professionally drawn shapes. Learn more
  • Reply to comments and join threaded conversations. Learn more
  • New auto-correction and text replacement options save time while typing. Learn more
  • Easily rearrange your slides with the new Light Table view.
  • Edit presenter notes while viewing slides.
  • Improved support for Hebrew and Arabic languages.

What’s new in Keynote for iOS 3.1

  • Format text as superscript or subscript, use ligatures, and change text background color.
  • Easily replace missing fonts in your presentation.
  • New leader lines make pie charts easier to read.
  • Import Keynote 1.0 presentations. Learn more
  • Post interactive presentations on Medium, WordPress, and other websites. Learn more
  • Customize dates, times, and currencies for your language or region.

What’s new in Keynote for iOS 3.0

  • Real-time collaboration (feature in beta).
    • Edit a presentation with others at the same time in Keynote on Mac, iPad, iPhone, and iCloud.com
    • Share your presentation publicly or with specific people
    • See who else is in a presentation
    • See participants’ cursors as they’re editing Learn more
  • Keynote Live lets you present a slideshow that viewers can follow from their Mac, iPad, iPhone, and from iCloud.com. Learn more
  • Highlight with Apple Pencil while presenting on iPad Pro. 
  • A new format pane takes advantage of the display on the 12.9-inch iPad Pro.
  • Improved downloading – Keynote now downloads presentations from iCloud only when you’re ready to work on them.
  • Open and edit Keynote ’05 presentations. Learn more
  • Wide color gamut image support.
  • Enhanced keyboard navigation and additional keyboard shortcuts.
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