Apple updates iWork for iCloud, OS X with password-protected web sharing feature

Apple has reportedly updated its iWork office suite across all platforms, including OS X and iCloud on the web, and has brought in password protection for uses to share their data securely. The updated iWork suite includes customizable alignment guides and a vertical ruler on the Mac, a built-in remote feature on iOS and added the crucial password-protected web sharing of iWork documents, spreadsheets and presentations.

According to Tech Crunch, users can now share their documents via iCloud with a user-assigned password using either Pages 2.1 on iOS or iWork for iCloud beta. The upgraded suit also lets easy access for reviewing shared content on the web via a new “list view” of all documents, spreadsheets and presentations that have been shared.

The report said that other major tweaks include sorting using multiple columns or rows in Numbers 3.1 on OS X, the addition of new transitions and display options to Keynote, landscape viewing and editing of spreadsheets in Numbers on IOS and keyboard shortcuts object manipulation in the iWork for iCloud beta.