Apple iWork 9.0.4 Update Makes Export to iBooks Possible

Apple’s office suite of productivity applications for the MAC OS is now able to export documents into a format that can be read  on their iOS devices thanks to an update.. The update puts ePub support into the Pages application so that documents created using the word processor can be iworkread in iBooks, the eBook reader from Apple that is available for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.

The update to iWork addresses a few other issues as well.

From the Apple support page:

What’s included in the update:

Keynote 5.0.4

  • Addresses an issue when printing handouts with rule lines.
  • Fixes an issue with the slide switcher.
  • Resolves an issue when automatically resizing some images while changing slide size.
  • Fixes an issue with tables.

Pages 4.0.4

  • Fixes an issue with tables.
  • Includes compatibility with the standard ePub file format (for use with iBooks) when exporting.

Numbers 2.0.4

  • Fixes an issue with tables.

To get the update you can simply download and run the installer manually, best when updating more than one computer. Or you can choose Software Update from within the Apple menu. Users will have to have Mac OS X 10.5.6 or later or 10.6 or later to install the update.

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