Microsoft Office App for Android in India

Friday, Mar 20, 2015,20:24 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Thiruvananthapuram | Since announcing general availability of Office for Android devices, the world’s most popular productivity app can today be downloaded to all Android smartphones and ARM-based Android tablets from a range of OEMs across India.
Bringing the power of Word, Excel and PowerPoint to Android,  the app is designed for touch, on the go and tuned for Android devices, a press release said here today.
The app is available on ARM-based Android tablets from OEMs such as Lenovo, Lava, Micromax, Samsung and iBall as well as  from Samsung, Micromax, Xiaomi, Lenovo, LG and Sony for Android-based smartphones.
Customers will immediately feel familiar with the Office  ribbon. Large touch points make it easy for everyone to navigate commands. External keyboards can be connected to the tablets if the user so desires and existing documents open and render beautifully. They are also accessible instantly from device to device via a roaming ‘most recently used’ file list.
Within each app, the most important features have been prioritized for mobile scenarios.    Word documents look beautiful, with text, images, footnotes, tables and charts all nicely formatted. One can review documents by tracking changes and adding comments, and then easily share work.
Excel spreadsheets bring raw data to life with support for formulas, charts, tables, PivotTables, sorting, filtering and comments. PowerPoint presentations look stunning when ideas are expressed with full support for rich formatting and embedded video, transitions and animations.  There’s even a handy format painter tool, built especially for touch, a release said here.