Microsoft Office Web Apps-The biggest free gift to public, users

Microsoft Office Web Apps-The biggest free gift to public, users

Microsoft  Corporation The  world leader of the software market has given many tremendous gifts to users. One such or probably the biggest gift is Microsoft Office Web Apps. The web-based version of the Microsoft Office productivity suite is named Microsoft Office Web Apps. In the web versions of Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint , Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft OneNote all are included. This application allows users to access their documents through a web browser and collaborate with other users online. The software available free of cost on SkyDrive but may need to be licensed to corporations for use on their private clouds. You need to have an account with Microsoft Network to use this App and an email ID with Hotmail, Outlook or Live.com will do. The Technical Preview of Office Web Apps was officially released by Microsoft on  17 September  2009. Initially the App was
made available to selected testers via its SkyDrive service and on 07 June 2010, The final version of Office Web Apps was made available to the public via Windows Live Office. New features like co-authoring, performance improvements and touch support were announced on 22 October 2012, by Microsoft. On  06 November  2013, Microsoft further added new features like real-time co-authoring and  Auto-Save feature in Word.

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Features of Microsoft Office Web Apps

Office Web apps can open and edit Word documents, Power Point presentations and  excl spreadsheets in Office Open XML formats. Since July 2013, they can render PDF documents or convert them to Microsoft Word documents, though  some times a certain portion of the document may deviate from the original. Starting on November 2013, the apps supports real-time co-authoring and Auto save  facility in Word files. It Supports Internet Explorer 7 or later, Mozilla Firefox 3.5 or later, Google Chrome, and Safari 4. Via SkyDrive channel, all public and private cloud channels.

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  1. It is really a great gift from the leader of the software market. Many thanks to microsoft corporation

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  2. Yes I have tried it myself personally and it works really fine and the latest version of the software is made available to the users.

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