iWork Apps for iPad Updated: Export to Office Formats (.xls, .ppt) and more

Apple has updated iWork for iPad making iPad productivity apps Keynote, Numbers, and Pages little more useful by adding export to .xls and .ppt formats and numerous improvements.

Keynote, Numbers, and Pages complete Changelogs after the jump…

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New in Keynote

  • Export presentations to Microsoft PowerPoint (.PPT) format.
  • Copy presentations between Keynote and your MobileMe iDisk or a WebDAV service.
  • Support for audio in builds when importing Keynote ’09 presentations.
  • Ability to group and ungroup objects.
  • Add animated builds to grouped objects.
  • Lens Flare, Spin and Wipe build animations.
  • Revolving Door, Swoosh and Wipe slide transition animations.

New in Numbers

  • Export spreadsheets to Microsoft Excel (.XLS) format.
  • Copy spreadsheets between Numbers and your MobileMe iDisk or a WebDAV service.
  • Ability to group and ungroup objects.
  • Open CSV files from Mail and other apps.

New in Pages

  • Copy documents between Pages and your MobileMe iDisk or a WebDAV service.
  • Option to display the word count for your document.
  • Support for opening .txt files from Mail.
  • Ability to group and ungroup objects.
  • Import and export existing footnotes, endnotes, sections and tables of contents.
  • Import and export Pages ’09 tables with image background fills in cells.

You can purchase and download Keynote, Numbers, and Pages for $9.99 each (iPad only) from the App Store:

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