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Create gorgeous documents in minutes with the all-new Pages for Mac word processor — featuring a stunning new design, new writing tools, and improved 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, your documents are kept up to date across all your devices. You can instantly share a document using just a link, giving others the latest version and the ability to edit it directly with Pages for iCloud beta from using a Mac or PC browser. And with a new unified file format across Mac, iOS, and web, your documents are consistently beautiful everywhere you open them.

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

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 new Format Panel automatically updates based on selection
• Import and edit Microsoft Word documents and plain text files
• Turn on Coaching Tips for guided in-app help

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 iLife 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
• A new unified file format on Mac, iOS, and the web makes documents work seamlessly across platforms

Advanced writing tools
• 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
• 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

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

Share 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
• Export your document in ePub, Microsoft Word, and PDF format
• Print wirelessly with AirPrint, including page range selection, number of copies, and two-sided printing

* MathType and EndNote both sold separately. EndNote integration requires 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.
Pages for iCloud beta is currently available in English only.

What's New in Version 5.5.3

This update contains stability improvements and bug fixes.


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Customer Reviews

feckless app

Remember how Microsoft would “innovate for us” so you didn’t have to bother? WIth the latest Pages update, Apple seems to be challenging MS for that contemptible mantle. V4 (Pages‘09) users beware, surely someday you won’t be able to run Pages’09, or perhaps upgrade your extensive collection of ’09 docs to current Pages, except on old hardware and software. V5 users beware, this is word doc lite and Apple is deaf to years of sustained intense commentary from its deep user base. (The list of crippled or expunged ’09 features is long, as well as features never provided in ’09. You can find many examples in the other negative reviews, or search the net.) This loss of functionality and failure to provide advanced features is a marketing decision. And given Apple's deaf ear to their user base, how can you avoid concluding that they don’t seem to care whatsoever that your productivity suffers for it.

Sadly, you have only one choice, abandon Pages for serious document preparation, use MS Word or some other app. For the most part, Pages is relegated to frilly stuff.

Used to be good...

Back in the day, the AppleWorks word processor was actually pretty solid. Pages was still decent and had some nice touches, but they've been gradually removing features to create a "simpler" experience. So basically, if you never want any unusual features, hey, nice experience. But while any given one of those features is unlikely to be useful to you, the chances that you'll end up wishing the program had at least some feature that was present in old versions but is gone now are pretty good. This is okay for really simple stuff; if you need to do complicated things, you're better off with a more serious program. And that's a shame, because it's really more pleasant to work with, often. It's just not what it used to be.

Really, really, really inadequate. The worst piece of software I have ever encountered

UPDATE APRIL 2015: ver 2.53. Better syncing with icloud, but still just a toy, I have gone back to Word & Dropbox. Nothing has been done to address the major deficiencies, e.g.,

- no bookmarks or interdocument hyperlinks
- no facing pages
- no mail merge (“through Applescript” just won’t cut it for 99.9% of users.)
- no printable comments (though at least you can now view them in the sidebar).
- no linked text boxes
- no alternating left/right headers/footers
- same clumsy and distracting implementation of word count (why put it in a bubble OVER the text you are working on??)
- ditto page count (what was wrong with the status bar?)
- no non-contiguous selection
- no auto-correct
- crippled find/replace

Maybe some people can get their docs to sync properly with iCloud drive. I can’t. I have talked to 4 or 5 AppleCare people about it since September. The engineers are “working on it.” This program is STILL not ready for prime time. Not sure it will ever be. HUGE step backwards from Pages 4.3. Unusable for any serious work. Avoid.

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  • $19.99
  • Category: Productivity
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  • Version: 5.5.3
  • Size: 295 MB
  • Languages: English, Arabic, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
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Compatibility: OS X 10.10 or later

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