Apple updates the iWork suite for iOS 9 with 3D Touch, multitasking and more

Apple has just updated the three iWork apps for iOS – Pages, Numbers, and Keynote – with a number of new features for iOS 9 and the latest iPhone models. Along full support for 3D Touch found on the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, all of the apps support the iOS 9 iPad multitasking features.

Here is the complete list of changes for each app:

Pages

Multitask while editing using new Slide Over, Split View and Picture in Picture on iPad
Quickly access formatting tools from the new Shortcut Bar on iPad
Easily select text using new Multi-Touch gestures on iPad
Use keyboard shortcuts when connected to a wireless keyboard
Support for new 3D Touch
Open Pages 08 and 06 documents
Preview shared documents on iOS and Android browsers
View and restore changes made to a document over time
New Apple-designed templates: Kids Certificate, Classic Certificate, School Newsletter
Easily access recently used fonts in the Fonts menu
Add reference lines to charts
Enhanced bidirectional support for Arabic and Hebrew
Improved Word compatibility for charts, text overflows and non-rectangular masks
Improved Word export
Improved ePub export

Many accessibility improvements:
VoiceOver can now read relevant text formatting details including font name and font size while editing
Add and review comments with VoiceOver
Track changes with VoiceOver
Add, remove and rearrange rows, columns and cells with VoiceOver
Get table header information with VoiceOver
Edit chart data and chart elements with VoiceOver
Change document settings with VoiceOver

Numbers

Multitask while editing using new Slide Over, Split View and Picture in Picture on iPad
Quickly access formatting tools from the new Shortcut Bar on iPad
Easily select text using new Multi-Touch gestures on iPad
Use keyboard shortcuts when connected to a wireless keyboard
Support for new 3D Touch
Open Numbers 08 spreadsheets
Preview shared documents on iOS and Android browsers
View and restore changes made to a document over time
Easily access recently used fonts in the Fonts menu
Add reference lines to charts
Improved Excel compatibility for charts, text overflows and non-rectangular masks
Improved Excel export

Many accessibility improvements:
Add, remove and rearrange rows, columns and cells with VoiceOver
Get table header information with VoiceOver
Edit chart data and chart elements with VoiceOver
Interact with checkbox, sliders, stepper, star ratings and pop-up menu cells with VoiceOver
VoiceOver can now read relevant text formatting details including font name and font size while editing
Add and review comments with VoiceOver
Access print preview with VoiceOver

Keynote

Multitask while editing using new Slide Over, Split View and Picture in Picture on iPad
Quickly access formatting tools from the new Shortcut Bar on iPad
Easily select text using new Multi-Touch gestures on iPad
Use keyboard shortcuts when connected to a wireless keyboard
Support for new 3D Touch
Open Keynote 08 and 06 presentations
Edit and present in portrait orientation
Preview shared documents on iOS and Android browsers
View and restore changes made to a document over time
New build animation: Line Draw
New Apple-designed themes: Modern Type, Exhibition, Drafting
Easily access recently used fonts in the Fonts menu
Add reference lines to charts
Full bidirectional support for Arabic and Hebrew
Improved PowerPoint compatibility for charts, text overflows, non-rectangular masks, animation mapping, and theme import and export
Improved PowerPoint export

Many accessibility improvements:
VoiceOver can now read relevant text formatting details including font name and font size while editing
Easily edit presenter notes with VoiceOver
VoiceOver can now read presenter notes during slideshows
Edit chart data and chart elements with VoiceOver
Add, remove and rearrange rows, columns and cells with VoiceOver
Get table header information with VoiceOver
Add and review comments with VoiceOver

All three apps can be downloaded now on the App Store for free if you’ve purchased an iOS device after late September 2013. If not, they are $9.99 each.