What you need to know
- The new Office app for iOS is now available.
- The app was announced last year and has been in beta testing for a couple of months.
- It combines Word, Excel, and PowerPoint into one seamless experience.
Microsoft has released its new Office app for iOS following a period of beta testing.
As noted by MacRumors, the new Office hub was announced in November of 2019 and is now available to download.
According to Microsoft:
The release notes of the new app further states:
Interesting features include the ability to snap a photo of a document, turning it into an editable Word File, as well as turning a picture of a table into an Excel Spreadsheet. You can also import photos directly into PowerPoint presentations from your camera roll.
For a full rundown on Microsoft's new app, head on over to its website! (opens in new tab)
Combine Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Get the new Microsoft Office app on iOS and Android now!
Anyone can download the app for free and start using it right away, to unlock premium features you'll need a 365 subscription.
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Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.
Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple. Follow him on Twitter @stephenwarwick9
I really like the new all-in-one design. They need to bring this to the iPad.
I'm sure it'll come soon, it makes more sense on the iPad than the iPhone
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