Apple releases iWork 9.0.5 Update

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Apple today released an update to iWork, bringing it to version 9.0.5. Included in this update are several new features, mostly related to the iWork.com beta site. 10.5.6 is required, but if you use iWork.com to share presentations, then you’re going to want this update.

Here’s Apple’s info from the KB article:

All iWork 9.0.5 Applications

  • Adds public sharing and private upload options for iWork.com public beta.

Keynote 5.0.5

  • Allows playback of Keynote presentations on iWork.com, with over 15 animations and effects, when using the latest version of Safari.
    • Addresses an issue with the Drop transition, Dissolve build, and shape colors.
    • Addresses an issue with rulers.
    • Adds support for Keynote Remote 1.2*, including high-resolution slides for the Retina display.

Pages 4.0.5

  • Improves the readability of exported ePub documents.

iWork.com public beta

  • Allows playback of Keynote presentations on the web.
    • When using the latest version of Safari, the following transitions and builds are available:Transitions:
      • Magic Move
      • Cube
      • Dissolve
      • Drop
      • Flip
      • Motion Dissolve
      • Move in
      • Pivot
      • Push
      • Reveal
      • Scale
      • Twirl

      Builds:

      • Appear/Disappear
      • Cube
      • Dissolve
      • Drop
      • Move In/Out
      • Pivot
      • Pop
      • Scale
      • Twirl
    • Other animations will display as Dissolve when using the latest version of Safari.
    • Appear/Disappear animations will be used on non-Safari browsers and older versions of Safari.
    • Dynamic, onscreen navigation controls are provided to control web presentations.
    • Keynote presentations can be embedded on websites and blogs using the embed code.
    • Improves user experience of iWork.com on the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.

You can download the iWork update via Software Update or through the Apple support area.