Software : Apple : Keynote

Apple Keynote

(as of 1/6/2017)

Software Overview

Main Features

  • Open '08 and '06 Keynote presentations and the PPTX format
  • Drop in photos and video and insert high-quality transitions
  • Present data in bar, pie, scatter, and column charts
  • Share password-protected presentations via iCloud link

Apple Keynote is an OS X app used to create presentations. It is one of Apple's three productivity apps, along with Pages and Numbers. The program is also available for iOS and can be accessed using a browser on a Mac or PC through iCloud.

Keynote supports Keynote '08 and '06 presentations and allows you to import and export the Office Open XML .PPTX format. The app enables you to drop in photos or video, add reflections and picture frames to images, and insert high-quality transitions to the slides. Keynote allows you to present data in a variety of ways whether it be in column, scatter, bar, pie, and bubble charts. You can also add animation to the charts.

The software enables you to share your presentation directly from the app through Mail, Messages, AirDrop, YouTube, Facebook, Photos, Dropbox, and Gmail. You can also share password-protected presentations via iCloud link and preview shared presentations on iOS and Android browsers.

Keynote is an app designed for users looking to present their ideas and data to an audience. The app gives you a variety of creative tools and effects as well as support for the PPTX format. Keynote is a useful application that allows OS X users that don't want to use PowerPoint for Mac create engaging presentations.

Supported File Types

Primary file extension

.KEY – Keynote Presentation

Other file extensions used by Apple Keynote 7

Supported File Types
.APXLKeynote Presentation Data File
.CWKClarisWorks Document
.IWAiWork Archive File
.KEY-TEFKeynote iCloud Presentation
.KTHKeynote Theme
.PPSPowerPoint Slide Show
.PPTPowerPoint Presentation
.PPTXPowerPoint Open XML Presentation

Updated: January 6, 2017