Microsoft Improves Office Web Apps With Bringing Android Tablet Support

Posted on May 8 2013 - 11:06am by Ric Savage

Office 2013

Microsoft has announced that it is bringing the number of improvements to its Office Web Apps with Android tablet support. The update brings productivity that spans platforms, devices, browsers, online and offline experiences. The Office Web Apps, which being launched back in 2012 were companions to the Office desktop experience enabling lightweight, on-the-go content creation and review.

In a span on next 12 months time, the company intends to bolster the features, including “adding find and replace in Word Web App to improving the general experience by speeding up launch times and making file management simpler.” The company calls this “real time co-authoring”  and even intended to bring Office Web Apps to Android via Chrome, or in Microsoft’s own words, “mobile Chrome browser support.”

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