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iWork updates for iOS and macOS deliver support for Siri Shortcuts, dark mode, more

Apple on Monday updated its iWork suite on iOS and macOS with several new enhancements and features designed for their latest operating systems, including support for Siri Shortcuts on iOS and dark mode on Mac.




On iOS, feature highlights include added support for Siri Shortcuts and Dynamic Type for adjusting font parameters, while Mac users benefit fromsupport for Mojave's new dark mode.

Here are the full release notes:

Pages 4.2 (iOS)


  • Animate your drawings and watch them come to life in a document or book.

  • When using Smart Annotation, lines connecting text to annotations in the side margins stretch and move with edits.

  • Annotations now anchor to table cells.

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

  • Support for Siri Shortcuts. Requires iOS 12.

  • Adjust the line spacing before and after a paragraph, and set the width for columns of text.

  • Pages now supports Dynamic Type.

  • Enhance your documents with a variety of new editable shapes.

  • Performance and stability improvements.



Keynote 4.2 (iOS)


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

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

  • Support for Siri Shortcuts. Requires iOS 12.

  • Keynote now supports Dynamic Type.

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

  • Performance and stability improvements.



Numbers 4.2 (iOS)


  • Use Smart Categories to quickly organize and summarize tables to gain new insights.

  • Group your data based on unique values and date ranges, including day of week, day, week, month, quarter, and year.

  • Instantly show count, subtotal, average, maximum, and minimum values for columns in each group.

  • Create charts of your summarized data.

  • Easily reorder categories to see your data in a different way.

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

  • Support for Siri Shortcuts. Requires iOS 12.

  • Numbers now supports Dynamic Type.

  • Enhance your spreadsheets with a variety of new editable shapes.

  • Performance and stability improvements.



Pages 7.2 (Mac)


  • Easily record, edit, and play audio right on a page.

  • Support for Dark Mode gives Pages a dramatic dark look. Toolbars and menus recede into the background so you can focus on your content. Requires macOS Mojave.

  • Support for Continuity Camera allows you to take a photo or scan a document with your iPhone and have it automatically appear in your document on your Mac. Requires macOS Mojave and iOS 12.

  • Enhance your documents with a variety of new editable shapes.

  • Performance and stability improvements.



Keynote 8.2 (Mac)


  • Support for Dark Mode gives Keynote a dramatic dark look. Toolbars and menus recede into the background so you can focus on your content. Requires macOS Mojave.

  • Support for Continuity Camera allows you to take a photo or scan a document with your iPhone and have it automatically appear in your presentation on your Mac. Requires macOS Mojave and iOS 12.

  • Easily record, edit, and play audio right on a slide.

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

  • Performance and stability improvements.



Numbers 5.2 (Mac)


  • Use Smart Categories to quickly organize and summarize tables to gain new insights.

  • Group your data based on unique values and date ranges, including day of week, day, week, month, quarter, and year.

  • Instantly show count, subtotal, average, maximum, and minimum values for columns in each group.

  • Create charts of your summarized data.

  • Easily reorder categories to see your data in a different way.

  • Support for Dark Mode gives Numbers a dramatic dark look. Toolbars and menus recede into the background so you can focus on your content. Requires macOS Mojave.

  • Support for Continuity Camera allows you to take a photo or scan a document with your iPhone and have it automatically appear in your spreadsheet on your Mac. Requires macOS Mojave and iOS 12.

  • Easily record, edit, and play audio right in a spreadsheet.

  • Enhance your spreadsheets with a variety of new editable shapes.

  • Performance and stability improvements.



Pages, Numbers and Keynote are free downloads from the iOS App Store. The Mac App Store also offers free downloads of Pages, Numbers and Keynote for Mac users.