It has been three month since it arrived as a preview version and today, Microsoft Office for Android tablets made available for download. Bringing with it the Word, PowerPoint and Excel to these slates. Office apps work much like the iOS versions, letting you to create and edit documents, presentations and spreadsheets that will eventually syncs with OneDrive, so that you can work from anywhere you go.
About Microsoft Office for Android devices, which was introduced last November as a preview version and with that the Redmond-based software giant also mentioned that the apps aren’t yet optimized for Android Lollipop, and not got support for the latest firmware version of the OS. For iPhones and iPads, Microsoft have already rolled out Office – which was been downloaded more than 80 million times worldwide. Word app downloads up to 2,50,000, along with Excel and PowerPoint apps across 33 languages and more than 110 countries globally.
Its also like its iOS counterparts, the Android Office versions of Word, PowerPoint and Excel let you quickly browse and open recent documents from your OneDrive or Dropbox accounts. Creates new projects using a variety of handy templates, which are by the way are completely customizable and lets you fill in your own details to create awesome-looking docs, presentations and spreadsheets altogether.
To use it you will need to have a Microsoft account. Sign up from the Office app, and once set up, you’ll be able to create and edit documents for free during a one-month trail. After completion of freeware usage, you can sign up for a subscription to Office 365 with a number of paid plans for both large and small business down to individual users.
Office for Android works on tablets running Android 4.4 KitKat, that also sports a 7-inch screens or larger. Phablet owners won’t be able to do so, don’t mind. You can use the final apps on an Android tablet running Lollipop, 1GB RAM as well as an ARM CPU powered tablets.