What are the best document editing apps for iPad?

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    Documents is an app for editing spreadsheet and rich text. It has compatibility with Dropbox, Google Drive, and Microsoft OneDrive. You can use it wherever you want, it works online and offline.




    Denise Bennett
    Written on October 17, 2017
    "I have a difficult time finding apps suited for specific purposes for my work. When I needed an editing app for my ipad, Documents just happened to be at the top of the list. Documents has proven to be the best resource for editing for me, now all my coworkers use it as well."
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    Keynote helps you create and deliver beautiful presentations. It features a wide variety of professional tools that you and your team can use to work on a project collaboratively.

    Mac, iOS, Windows


    Christopher Berry
    Written on October 16, 2017
    "The best app to help you make the best presentations for any occasion, it is the standard that all other presentation apps have to exceed in order to get noticed. Very few do because Keynote is usually all you need."
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    #3Docs To Go Free

    Docs To Go Free

    With Docs To Go Free you can view, create and edit text files, presentations, spreadsheets and pdfs. Also, you can protect your files with a password (paid service). 


    iOS, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Christian Sims
    Written on October 27, 2017
    "This app let me use various document formats with my ipad. I could then use the documents across many different platforms. It is quite handy to have. "
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    #4Docs To Go Premium

    Docs To Go Premium

    Documents To Go Premium allows you edit text files, presentations, spreadsheets, and PDFs.  Premium version has several advantages like no ads, files with password protection, synchronize your files on multiple devices...




    Matthew Sullivan
    Written on October 27, 2017
    "Docs to Go is a very capable alternative to the expensive office suites offered by others, and the premium version includes some key features such as password protected files and multi-device syncing, along with a completely ad-free experience. If you need an office suite and don't want to pay a fortune, Docs to Go Premium is the way to go. I've been using it for some time and have no complaints. "
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    #5Docs U

    Docs U

    Docs U is an app for iOS devices. The app lets you create, edit and export documents (text files, presentations, and spreadsheets). It works with a lot of formats: .docx, .pptx, .xlsx, .odt, .ods, .odp...




    Bobby Simmons
    Written on October 28, 2017
    "For editing documents on the go with your ipad, get the Docs U app. It is a comprehensive and quick way to edit all your documents even Microsoft word and powerpoint files. It's free and easy to learn."
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    Create gorgeous spreadsheets with Numbers for Mac. Get started with one of many Apple-designed templates for your home budget, checklist, invoice, mortgage calculator, and more. Add tables, charts, text, and images anywhere on the free-form canvas. As soon as you start typing a formula, you'll get instant suggestions and built-in help for the over 250 powerful functions.

    Mac, iOS


    Christopher Fowler
    Written on April 8, 2018
    "This is probably the best known spreadsheet application for iOS. This is exactly what I would want to see recommended to me or anyone else for this use. There are few apps better or more appropriate for editing spreadsheets on an iPad. I could also see the other related apps for text documents and slideshows recommended in this search as well."
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    Pages is a free word processor that combines a clean interface with some advanced features. This a software for the general public, offering a full set of tools for both advanced and getting-started users.

    iOS, Mac


    Jim Gao
    Written on April 7, 2018
    "It works well when it does work but sometimes it doesn't make new documents and it crashes fairly frequently. Not the best editing app out there"


Best What are the best document editing apps for iPad
1DocumentsApps 3 Free
2KeynoteSoftware 1 Free
3Docs To Go FreeApps 1 Free
4Docs To Go PremiumApps 1 Paid
5Docs UApps 1 Free
6NumbersApps 1 Free
7PagesApps 1 Free

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