Apple Pencil Support provides greater creativity for designers, artists and content-producers working on iPad, in terms of Documents, Spreadsheets, and Presentations.
For the very first time, users ranging from students to professionals will be able to draw, sketch or write directly into the pages with the advanced yet easy-to-use toolkit brought by Apple Pencil. This will help to enrich the content by the addition of drawings, illustrations, diagrams and more, as well as add color and texture to the graphics.
The Smart Annotation tool launched in beta version today helps the user to easily give, receive and incorporate feedback in a document. Past annotations will be attached like before as document changes and newer annotations are added dynamically and saved thereafter.
According to Susan Prescott, Apple’s Vice President of Apps Product Marketing, the built-in, real-time collaboration tools available in Apple iWork suite for iPhone, iPad, and Mac can be used in a classroom scenario to explore and learn together.
It is now far easier to create iBooks on iOS and Mac with the help of the Apple iWork update suite of apps. These short interactive books based on different genres can be easily created with the help of available templates, videos, images and more.
The new Presenter Mode in Pages helps readers with distraction-free reading with its auto scroll at an adjustable speed, and customizable text size, spacing, font and background color. Box integration helps users collaborate in the different iWork documents stored in Box.
The new 9.7-inch iPad was announced today, which comes preloaded with the Apple iWork suite of apps, great performance, smooth multitasking and access to the more than 1.3 million apps for iPad in the App Store.
As for Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, they are free on iOS and Mac and mostly come as preloaded.