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Apple Unveils iWork ’05

Apple Unveils iWork ’05

MACWORLD EXPO, SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 11, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via
COMTEX/ — Apple(R) today unveiled iWork ’05, productivity software
designed to take advantage of both Mac OS(R) X and iLife(R) ’05 to help
users easily create, present and publish professional-looking documents and
presentations. iWork ’05 introduces Pages, an innovative new word processor
with an incredible sense of style, and also features Keynote(TM) 2, a major
new version of Apple’s presentation software that lets anyone create
cinematic-looking presentations. Both Pages and Keynote 2 take full
advantage of the advanced typography and graphics engine of Mac OS X, are
seamlessly integrated with iLife ’05, and include a collection of themes
and templates that make it easy to produce stunning results in minutes.

“With iWork ’05, we’re building the successor to AppleWorks by taking
advantage of the latest innovations in Mac OS X and iLife ’05,” said Sina
Tamaddon, Apple’s senior vice president of Applications. “iWork ’05 makes
it incredibly easy for anyone to create really great-looking documents,
newsletters and presentations quickly and easily.”

Pages gives users the tools to create great looking letters, newsletters,
reports, brochures and resumes with advanced typography, multiple columns,
footnotes, tables of contents and styles. Featuring dynamic text wrapping
and alignment guides, Pages lets users create free-form arrangements of
text, graphics, photos, tables and charts. An integrated iLife media
browser lets users drag and drop photos from the iPhoto(TM) library
directly into documents, and with over 40 Apple-designed templates, Pages
makes it easy to create amazing documents in minutes.

Keynote 2 is a powerful application that gives users everything they need
to create compelling presentations, portfolios, interactive slideshows and
storyboards. Keynote 2 delivers powerful slide animations to synchronize
the movement of multiple objects and cinematic real-time animated text. The
iLife media browser within Keynote makes it easy to insert photos, movies
and music directly into presentations and with image masking, it’s easy to
frame the exact part of the photo users want to display. Keynote 2 comes
with 20 great- looking themes making it easy to create stunning
presentations in minutes. Keynote 2 also helps presenters stay on track
with the ability to use a second monitor to display upcoming slides, notes
and a timer.

iWork ’05 imports AppleWorks and imports and exports Microsoft Word and
PowerPoint files along with supporting a wide range of industry standard
file formats including PDF, Adobe Photoshop, TIFF, JPG and QuickTime(R).
Keynote 2 now includes the ability to export presentations to Macromedia

Pricing & Availability

iWork ’05 will be available in the US on Saturday, January 22 and
worldwide on Saturday, January 29 through the Apple Store(R)
(, Apple’s retail stores and Apple Authorized Resellers for a
suggested retail price of $79 (US). Minimum system requirements include Mac
OS X version 10.3.6, a Macintosh(R) computer with a 500 MHz or faster
PowerPC G3, G4 or G5 processor (G4 for PowerBook), 128 MB of RAM (512MB
recommended), 8MB of video RAM (32MB recommended), QuickTime 6.5 or later
and iLife ’04 or later recommended.

Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple
II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh.
Today, Apple continues to lead the industry in innovation with its award-
winning desktop and notebook computers, OS X operating system, and iLife
and professional applications. Apple is also spearheading the digital music
revolution with its iPod portable music players and iTunes online music

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