Microsoft simply mixed Phrase, Excel, and PowerPoint right into a single helpful Android app
Most of us have extra apps than we want on our telephones, so I’ve at all times been a little bit irritated that studying Microsoft Phrase, Excel, and PowerPoint paperwork requires separate apps – even when I’ll solely ever use a few of them sparingly.
Fret no extra: as we speak Microsoft publicly launched the primary unified Workplace app for Android. The app was beforehand solely accessible for Workplace Insiders throughout a preview interval that started in November with a small group of customers, in response to Thurrott.com. Now it’s accessible publicly proper within the Play Store.
The app does way more than allow you to learn and edit paperwork from these three apps although. Another options embrace:
- Shortly jotting down notes (which might sync with the Home windows 10 Sticky Notes app)
- Scanning textual content from pictures, together with spreadsheets
- Studying and signing PDFs
- Scanning pictures utilizing your telephone digital camera
- Transferring recordsdata to your laptop and close by units
It’s not clear if Microsoft plans to ultimately change the devoted Phrase, Excel, and PowerPoint apps on Android, or if the unified Workplace app will reside on in parallel for the foreseeable future. There’s additionally no phrase on when the app will arrive on iOS, and Android Police additionally notes the app doesn’t seem to work correctly on tablets simply but. We’ve contacted Microsoft for extra info will replace this submit if we hear again. Within the meantime, you may obtain the brand new Workplace app here.