Build apps for iPad.

Apps for iPad have always provided a powerful way to work, learn, and play, and the latest advancements bring them to life like never before. Take advantage of exciting features and capabilities to create even more efficient and personal user experiences in your apps.

Drag and Drop

With the power of Multi-Touch, users can quickly move text, images, and files from one app to another. Support Drag and Drop in your apps to let users move content in a way that feels natural.

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The Files app provides a central space for users to browse, search, and organize files — including files in your apps, on other iOS devices, in iCloud Drive, and across other services like Box and Dropbox. Users can open files right from within your app with the standard document manager. Take advantage of service-specific APIs from cloud storage providers and use iCloud Sharing to let users easily share their files.