Microsoft Office has arrived on the iPhone




Microsoft Office has arrived on the iPhone

What there was not anything of rumors about Microsoft Office for the iOS platform. While it was there mostly to the iPad, but the move from iPhone to iPad is now not that far, so it is likely to only be a matter of time until the Apple – Tablet blessed with their own version of Office 365 will. And users outside the United States.
Microsoft Office has arrived on the iPhone

This is also a prerequisite to use the free app can: A subscription of Office 365, the cloud version of the current Office suite from Microsoft. All potential and actual problems, despite setting the major software providers for the future on leased software and the cloud. But of course such solutions, whether it concerns Photoshop or Office, also getting benefits – but as a user I would definitely prefer it if I would be given a choice. But that’s another question, the question how long Apple’s iTunes 30% tax collected on the iPhone App Subscriptions completed – only from the first annual fee or as long as the subscription of the user is? After all, there are $ 100 per year for Apple so it’s not just for little money.

In Germany, the iPhone app is not yet available, but the guys from The Next Web have the app already regarded more accurately, the result is not surprising: Office for the iPhone does not even try the full functionality of the desktop or the web version replicate of Office, which would also give the small screen also little to no sense at all.

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Office also works on the iPhone with Microsoft SkyDrive cloud storage, while it goes so far that one in a Word document that you edited on the desktop and stored in SkyDrive, then finds himself at the exact spot where it then will open on the iPhone. The editing of Word documents is of course limited in comparison to the versions of Office for big screens, but it works. You can create, open and edit documents. Everything is designed in between the mobile usage and hardly anyone would probably get the idea to write his doctoral thesis or other longer texts on an iPhone (maybe copy ;)). It looks similar on iPhone Excel: Documents can be created and edited, even certain graphs are possible.

Still further, the editing features of PowerPoint restricted to the small screen on what is reasonable and what is probably the “last minute” functions just before a presentation needs: Texts can be changed to hide and rearrange slides.

The functionality and also the look of Office for iPhone accordingly largely Office for Windows Phone , The Next Web describes them as twins – in the case but there are fraternal twins, because they differ in one important respect: while free with Office for Windows Phone each Windows Phone is supplied and can be used free of charge, you have to use Office for iPhone have an Office 365 subscription mandatory. The app is free in the U.S. iTunes App Store available.



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