Keynote for Mac

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Keynote for Mac has been 4.5 out of 5 based on 1000+ users reviews as of 2021.

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Keynote for Mac FAQ's

Is Keynote for Mac free?
Apple today updated several of its Mac and iOS apps, making them available for all Mac and iOS users for free. iMovie, Numbers, Keynote, Pages, and GarageBand for both Mac and iOS devices have been updated and are now listed in the App Store for free.
How do I get Keynote on my Mac?
Open a presentation on your Mac: For a Keynote presentation, double-click the presentation name or thumbnail, or drag it to the Keynote icon in the Dock or the Applications folder. For a PowerPoint presentation, drag it to the Keynote icon (double-clicking the file opens PowerPoint if you have that app).
Is Keynote free?
The Keynote app comes preloaded on your iPhone, and can be downloaded for free from the Apple App Store if you delete it. Those familiar with Microsoft's PowerPoint program will quickly pick up on the value and the ease of using the iPhone's Keynote app.
Is Keynote on Mac like PowerPoint?
PowerPoint and Keynote are both features of office suites and standalone software. ... Keynote is part of Apple iWork and is exclusively for Mac. Both are commercial software, although a free PowerPoint viewer is available. This means you can run or view a PPT presentation, but you can't edit the slides.
Is Keynote any good?
Simply put, Keynote is part of Apple's iWork productivity suite. It was designed for a Mac and is a streamlined presentation tool. It's got a stylish interface that's easy to use. If you're already a Mac user, Keynote just might be the best presentation software for your business needs.
Is Keynote better than PowerPoint?
Keynote offers superior graphics capability, such as improved typography. However, Keynote really isn't significantly better than PowerPoint in any of the areas which have been discussed extensively on this site.
Why does my Mac not have Keynote?
To verify an install from the Mac App Store: open the App Store then go to Purchases tab then click the Open button next to Keynote. If that does not work, phone Apple support and they will reset your account.
Why can't I access my Keynote files?
If you can't open a Keynote presentation, make sure that you have the latest version of Keynote from the Mac App Store. If a presentation is dimmed and can't be selected, it can't be opened by Keynote. In Keynote, choose File > Open, select the presentation in the window that opens, then click Open.

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Easily create gorgeous presentations with Keynote, featuring powerful yet easy-to-use tools and dazzling effects which will cause you to a really hard act to follow.

The Theme Chooser allows you to skim through a powerful collection of 30 new and updated Apple-designed themes. Once you’ve chosen the right canvas for your presentation, simply replace the placeholder text and graphics together with your own words and pictures . Easy-to-use tools allow you to add tables, charts, shapes, photos and videos to slides — and convey it all to life with cinematic animations and transitions that look as if they were created by your own computer graphics team. Use Keynote Live to present a slideshow that viewers can follow from their Mac, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and from

With iCloud inbuilt , your presentations are maintained so far across all of your devices. And with real-time collaboration, your team are going to be ready to work together at an equivalent time on a Mac, iPad, iPhone or iPod touch — even on a PC using Keynote for iCloud.

With Keynote, you've got all the tools you would like to form a tremendous presentation quickly and simply .

Collaborate with others at an equivalent time

• With real-time collaboration, your whole team can work together on a presentation at an equivalent time
• Collaboration is made in to Keynote on the Mac, iPad, iPhone and iPod touch
• PC users can collaborate too, using Keynote for iCloud
• Share your document publicly or with specific people
• Easily see who’s currently within the presentation with you
• View other people’s cursors to follow their edits
• Available on presentations stored in iCloud or in Box

Get started quickly

• choose between 30 Apple-designed themes to offer your presentations a gorgeous start
• Use the slide navigator to quickly skim through your presentation, add new slides and reorder slides
• Engage your audience with interactive charts and chart animations
• See live on-canvas previews as you animate your slides
• Use gorgeous preset styles to form your text, tables, shapes and pictures look beautiful
• Enhance your presentations with a library of over 700 editable shapes
• Quickly open password-protected presentations using Touch ID on supported Macs

Easy-to-use graphics tools

• Edit right down to the pixel with rulers and alignment guides
• Simplified toolbar gives you quick access to shapes, media, tables, charts and sharing options
• Use doughnut charts to visualise data in an enticing new way
• Add an interactive image gallery to look at a set of photos
• Use Instant Alpha to simply remove image backgrounds
• Free-form curves, shapes and masks
• Connection lines

Cinema-quality animations

• Beautiful cinematic slide transitions for easily creating stunning presentations
• Magic Move effect to effortlessly animate and morph graphics
• Gorgeous slide transitions including Clothesline, Object Cube, Object Flip and Object Pop
• Impressive text and object animations including Trace, Vanish, Crumble, and Fade and Scale
• Emphasis builds allow you to add impact with one click

Present to your audience

• Customisable presenter display with support for up to 6 displays
• Recorded narration
• Keynote Live allows you to present a slideshow that viewers can follow from their Mac, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and from
• Create self-running, interactive shows for kiosks and displays
• Control your slideshow from iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch or iPod touch with Keynote for iOS


• activate iCloud so you'll access and edit your presentations from your Mac, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and
• Use Keynote for iCloud to access and edit your presentations from a Mac or PC browser

Share a replica of your work

• Export presentations to Microsoft PowerPoint, PDF, QuickTime, HTML and image files
• Export your presentation as a movie or images

Some features may require Internet access; additional fees and terms may apply.
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