Pages

Developer: Apple

Current Version: 6.1.1

Last Updated: 1 month ago

Download Size: 230.2 MB - Download

Description:

Create gorgeous documents in minutes with the Pages for Mac word processor — featuring a stunning design, writing tools, and performance. Start with an Apple-designed template or create your own design using fonts, styles, and tools from the intelligent Format Panel. Easily add images, movies, charts, and more. And use change tracking, comments, and highlights to review your work.

With iCloud built in, your documents are kept up to date across all your devices. And with the release of real-time collaboration, your team will be able to work together at the same time on a Mac, iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch — even on a PC using iWork for iCloud.

Whatever you write, Pages puts powerful tools at your fingertips. So you can create great-looking, media-rich documents in minutes.

Collaborate with others at the same time
• With the release of real-time collaboration, your whole team can work together on a document at the same time
• Collaboration is built right in to Pages on the Mac, iPad, iPhone and iPod touch
• PC users can collaborate too, using Pages for iCloud
• Share your document publicly or with specific people
• You can easily see who’s currently in the document with you
• View other people’s cursors to follow their edits

Get started quickly
• Choose from over 60 Apple-designed templates to instantly create beautiful reports, resumes, cards, and posters
• Simplified toolbar gives you quick access to shapes, media, tables, charts, and sharing options
• The Format Panel automatically updates based on selection
• Import and edit Microsoft Word documents and plain text files

Create beautiful documents
• Format your document with gorgeous styles, fonts, and textures
• Easily update and reorder styles using the new Format Panel
• Use auto-text wrap to flow text around images
• Create and view impressive 2D, 3D, and interactive charts
• Insert photos, music, and video with the Media Browser
• Use powerful graphics tools including Instant Alpha and masking
• Use gorgeous preset styles to make your text, tables, shapes, and images look beautiful
• Edit down to the pixel with the ruler, alignment guides, and powerful graphics tools

Advanced tools
• Add bookmarks to easily link from one part of your document to another
• Turn on change tracking to mark up a document as you edit it
• Use comments and highlights to share ideas and feedback with others
• Show and hide change tracking and comments on mouse-over
• Create footnotes and endnotes and view word counts with character, paragraph, and page counts
• Automatic list making and spell checking
• Add elegant mathematical equations using LaTeX or MathML notation
• Seamless integration with MathType* and EndNote* for inserting equations and citations
• Advanced typography features including smart quotes and ligatures
• Easy setup for headers, footers, and document body
• Quickly open password-protected documents using Touch ID

iCloud
• Turn on iCloud so your documents are automatically available on your Mac, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and iCloud.com
• Access and edit your documents from a Mac or PC browser at www.icloud.com with Pages for iCloud
• Pages automatically saves your documents as you make changes

Share a copy of your work
• Use AirDrop to send your document to anyone nearby
• Quickly and easily share a link to your work via Mail, Messages, Twitter, or Facebook
• Anyone with the shared document link will always have access to the latest version of the document and can edit it with you at iCloud.com
• Export your document in ePub, Microsoft Word, and PDF format

* MathType and EndNote both sold separately. EndNote integration requires a plug-in available from Pages support link.
Some features may require Internet access; additional fees and terms may apply.
Pages does not include support for some Chinese, Japanese, or Korean (CJK) text input features such as vertical text.

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Release Notes:

This update contains stability and performance improvements.

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Most Helpful Reviews

5/5
Version 5.2
Review by Thalesian

Great for almost everything - I get told all the time by folks that if you want to be serious about documents, you have to use Microsoft Word. Typically, the (very serious) folks who tell me this have not been published. As someone who regularly uses Pages on Mac, iPad, and even iPhone to write and prepare scientific papers for publication, it is fine. I have had no problem exporting documents as either .doc or .docx for final versions of manuscripts to be published in journals like PLoS One. I can quickly import images from ArcGIS or R to add figure captions. Table creation is a breeze. Pages is a great tool, and document syncing makes my life a lot easier. I can jot down some new ideas and paragraphs on my iPad while on a plane, and then continue with a manuscript from my Mac at an office or at home. In short, if your primary needs for a word editor are a place to write and format text, or to add comments or track changes, Pages is fine. About the only limitation I’ve found is the Table of Contents (speficially, having multiples of these). But that is honestly the only setback I have had in the past 4 years of using Pages to prepare manuscripts for publication.

Found helpful by 80 out of 105 people
1/5
Version 5.5.3
Review by madman420

Apple needs to pull their head out - Apple software quality has gone downhill way too far. I’ve been a loyal Apple user for 30 years (yes, even when Apple sucked worse than now), but I’m finally considering ditching anything and everything I own that has that silly little apple icon on it, because it has become a symbol for frustration, poor quality, and inconsistency (things “just not working”). Just read all of the other one-star reviews if you want to know my feeling about this version of the Pages app. Apple has stopped listening to its customers, though. They don’t care about our needs—they only care about the most effective ways to pull cash out of our wallets without us noticing, because they refuse to provide the value for which we’d willingly pay. How dare you destroy the previous purchases of Pages ’09 by disabling it and replacing it with a crippled version? Apple should be sued! Customers didn’t give you permission to delete any software for which they’ve paid, or to remove features after payment. Apple doesn’t care about creatives anymore—they want consumers only!! They figure that companies like Adobe will provide all creative software necessary for Apple’s creative developers. Unfortunately, it means that Apple has abandoned us.

Found helpful by 146 out of 166 people

More Reviews for Current Version

1/5
Version 6.1.1
Review by Ù°Vahid Askarpour

the art of making word processor!!! - Apple is good in video or music softwares. but how about designing a regular word processor that just do what it supposed to be done properly.

Found helpful by 9 out of 10 people
1/5
Version 6.1.1
Review by 999nickname

Pages has been gutted — Avoid this software! - UPDATE 6.1.1, May 7 2017. Still not ready for prime time. Pages 09 was a great wordprocessor and simple page layout program. It had its limitations but was solid. All versions of Page 5.xx and 6.xx (so far) are, as an early reviewer put, an “unmitigated disaster.” Here are some of the nearly 100 things you could do in Pages 09 that you cannot do in Pages 6.1.1: - No linked text boxes. This makes writing brochures, newsletters, etc. extremely clumsy - No “facing pages,” i.e., ability to have left/right headers and footers. This makes books & booklets impossible - No native mail merge (there is a cumbersome 3rd party app) - No non-contiguous text selection - CRIPPLED find/replace (for example, you can’t find/replace straight quotes with smart quotes—really.) - You cannot print comments. - clumsy implementation of word count. Instead of being able to see word/page count at a glance, ythere is a little bubble that obsciures some of your text that reports word count. You need to click to see page count. &c. &c. Garbage. Avoid.

Found helpful by 5 out of 6 people
1/5
Version 6.1.1
Review by jimhs1946

Thanks for making my life miserabale AGAIN!! - I got a message last week telling me to upgrade to the newest greatest version of Pages. I lhit the OK button and absolutely nothing happened, except that I have lost every stinkin’ document I had saved in Pages, some of which were very important to me, and have no idea how to get them back again if it is even possible. Why can’t they just leave things alone? It seems that every time you get used to using an application, whatever it may be, some genius somewhere decides it need to be changed, and things never work as good as they did before. If it’s not broke don’t fix it, PLEASE!!

Found helpful by 32 out of 38 people
1/5
Version 6.1.1
Review by Reticent Faux

After 4 years, STILL missing BASIC functionality - I was a huge Pages fan back before the redesign in 2013. Pages ’09 (v 4.x) was elegant and powerful. Then with Pages v 5.x they stripped out 80% of its features, including the basic things a word processing and layout app should have. Every couple updates I try again to see if Apple has returned Pages to its former glory, and I’m sad to report the answer is still an emphatic “nope!” As an example of basic functionality missing, I need to print a PDF with slightly different formatting on left-facing and right-facing pages (verso and recto); you know, one of the most fundamental layout options for printed material. Can Pages 6.x do this? Nope. Sigh. Why Apple? Why? Why have you ruined this application and after four years still let it slide in such a sorry state? Is anybody at Apple paying attention to the shockingly bad review scores for this app? Anybody? Bueller? Bueller?

Found helpful by 3 out of 3 people
2/5
Version 6.1.1
Review by Victor23sdf

app is crashing often - i try to make one little change to font or image and suddenly crashes since the update , i have to restart my computer everytime this happens. ,,

Found helpful by 3 out of 5 people
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