What are the best document editing apps for iPad?

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    1Password

    EJ
    Edward Johnson
    Written on October 8, 2018
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    1. 1
      Keynote
      Keynote for Mac and iOS helps you create and deliver beautiful presentations. It features a wide variety of professional tools that you and your team can use to work collaboratively.
      Software

      Mac, iOS, Windows

      Free

      CB
      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..."
      CB
      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."
      JG
      José Guadalupe Macías
      Written on November 4, 2017
      "Industry standard presentation app. Comparable to MS powerpoint."
    2. 1
      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). 

      Apps

      iOS, Android

      Free - with in-app purchases

      CS
      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."
      CS
      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."
      CB
      Carol Boyd
      Written on October 21, 2017
      "So much I can do with this. Best of all it is free!"
    3. 1
      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...

      Apps

      iOS

      $16.99

      MS
      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..."
      MS
      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."
      BS
      Beatriz Solano
      Written on October 14, 2017
      "This app is for IOS, so Ipad or Iphone. laptop or desktop. Docs to Go Premium allows you to edit your text files, documents. Update your presentations on the go, and get your work down during your commute. Select your work from a cloud service. This premium services also gets rid of the the ads you get when you don't invest in Premium."
    1. 1
      Documents

      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.

      Apps

      iOS

      Free

      DB
      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...."
      DB
      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."
      HY
      Helen Young
      Written on November 30, 2017
      "Easy to use and has a nice interface. It can take on a variety of different formats as well."
    2. 1
      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...

      Apps

      iOS

      Free

      BS
      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. ..."
      BS
      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."
      MM
      Megan Mendoza
      Written on October 19, 2017
      "Need to edit some documents? Docs U lets you do this easily."
    3. 1
      Numbers
      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.
      Apps

      Mac, iOS

      Free

      CF
      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..."
      CF
      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."
    4. 1
      Pages
      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.
      Apps

      iOS, Mac

      Free - 0

      JG
      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"
      JG
      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"

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    Summary

    Best document editing apps for iPad
    Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
    1 Keynote Software 1 Free
    2 Docs To Go Free Apps 1 Free
    3 Docs To Go Premium Apps 1 Paid
    4 Documents Apps 1 Free
    5 Docs U Apps 1 Free
    6 Numbers Apps 1 Free
    7 Pages Apps 1 Free
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