iPad is so versatile, it’s more than up to any task. Whether you’re working on a project, expressing your creativity, or playing an immersive game, iPad is a fun and powerful way to get it done. Here are just a few of the countless things you can do with iPad.
iPad works with the powerful apps you’re familiar with, like Adobe Photoshop or Microsoft Office, with the added ease of using them with touch.
iPad makes multitasking easy and intuitive. Work seamlessly across apps. Use Slide Over or Split View to work with multiple apps at the same time, and even drag and drop content between apps with touch or a trackpad.
Cellular capability means iPad keeps you connected from just about anywhere. So you don’t miss a beat even if you’re away from Wi‑Fi.2
You can organize, share, and get to all your stuff with the Files app. Manage what’s on your iPad, in iCloud, or on cloud services like Box. Easily access files stored on a thumb drive or other external devices, too.
Whether you’re taking class notes, keeping a journal, or brainstorming a solution, iPad is always ready to capture your brightest ideas. Then you can easily share them, build on them, and bring them to life.3
With iPad, your handwriting can be just as powerful as typed text. Start with your handwritten note, then with a few taps, copy and paste it as typed text.
Draw familiar shapes freehand with Apple Pencil and watch as shape recognition snaps them into their ideal form.
Need to fill out a form or sign a document? Do it right on iPad with your fingertip or Apple Pencil, then send it with just a tap.
Use Apple Pencil to write a quick message or search for something in Safari. Your handwriting will automatically convert to typed text, so you don’t have to interrupt your flow.
Take a screenshot and mark it up, give some retouching notes on a photo, or make revisions to a document.
With tilt and pressure sensitivity, imperceptible lag, and pixel‑perfect precision, Apple Pencil is the ultimate tool to help turn a blank page into an inspiring work of art.
Even the most intensive creative projects are brought to life on iPad. Use touch to move and manipulate objects. Apple Pencil to draw and fine‑tune sketches. You can even view them in AR, all on one device.
Audio apps for iPad help you learn, practice, record, and create with ease. So release an album, start a podcast, or plug in an instrument and jam with your iPad.
Use Apple Pencil to draw characters and create new worlds with intuitive animation apps designed for all types of artists.
With Sidecar, you can extend or mirror your Mac display wirelessly. Then use iPad for precision tasks or as an incredible second display.
Every iPad includes a 3 month subscription to Apple TV+, featuring critically acclaimed Apple Original series and films.4
Catch the newest film and TV releases or rewatch your favorites on an immersive display that goes with you anywhere.
Listen to a podcast as you cook, blast your favorite playlist, or take a movie to go.
iPad makes reading a joy. Check out all your favorite authors, books, and publications with the Books and News apps.
Capture the perfect shot and make it your own with a suite of powerful built‑in or third‑party editing apps. iPad makes editing, enjoying, and sharing your photos and videos easy.
Use FaceTime and other video conferencing apps to stay connected with family, friends, and the office. You can take selfies, too.
Use the rear camera to scan a document, then mark it up and send it. All from the same device.
Advanced cameras, motion tracking, and a large display make iPad the ultimate device for augmented reality. So you can learn, watch, and play in immersive environments.
Browse and enjoy thousands of games designed just for iPad. From high‑speed racing to jigsaw puzzles, there’s a game for everyone.
Pair your PlayStation or Xbox controller with your iPad to create an incredible portable game console. Play solo or squad up with friends in multiplayer.5
Play your way through hundreds of worlds and experience endless fun with Apple Arcade. One subscription, zero ads, all you can play.
Games take on a new dimension with motion sensors built into iPad. Dodge, drive, and take aim with iPad as an amazing handheld gaming device.
Take your learning to go and sign in from wherever you are. Attend a lecture, tackle a group project, or simply stay connected with colleagues and classmates from all over.
iPad makes a perfect companion for learning. Go step by step with an instructor or zip through a self‑guided course in your free time. However you like to learn, there’s an app for that.
The App Store has a huge range of educational apps for children to explore outside the classroom. And Screen Time lets you view and set limits on how much time you and your kids spend on apps, websites, and more.
iPad opens up a world of learning opportunities designed and taught by experts. Take a course in product design or pick up cinematography tips from an award winner.
Expand your mind with augmented reality learning apps. Dive into layers of the human body or point your iPad to the stars and see the constellations above you.