Microsoft’s Office for iPad Apps was officially released by the Redmond-based software giant in the last week of March, 2014. Office for iPad App is the iPad optimized avatar of the Microsoft’s popular productivity suite, Office 365. Instead of a single app, Office for iPad Apps is basically a collection of apps. The collection includes Word for iPad app, Excel for iPad app, PowerPoint for iPad app, and OneNote for iPad app.
Microsoft Office is one of the most popular productivity suite among the Windows PC and Apple OS X owners. Combine it with Microsoft Office 365 subscription and you can open up a whole new world. The popularity of the productivity suite says for itself when Office for iPad Apps collection climbed to the top of App Store.
Office for iPad: A quick glance at what it offers
iPad users can freely download all the apps of the Office for iPad Apps collection from App Store. To unlock all the functions of the productivity suite on their tablets, iPad users needs an active Office 365 subscription. If you don’t have a subscription of Office 365, you can still use the apps as a read-only Office document viewer. The apps will let you read Word documents, view Excel data and view presentations using PowerPoint.
When you edit an Office document on your iPad, you will see an option to save it on OneDrive (formerly known as SkyDrive). With the option to save it to the OneDrive cloud storage, you can share content along with the formatting, across all the platforms that supports Office. You now don’t have to worry about misplacing your important presentation at office or messed up formatting in the documents. You will get the same viewing experience across all platforms that supports and runs Microsoft Office. It works fine on Windows PC (or laptop), Mac, Tablet, Smartphones and modern browsers.
iPad’s fine touch experience and superior viewing on the tablet proves that Microsoft deed a great job. With an Office 365 subscription, editing Office documents on the iPad is simply a fantastic experience.
Download Official Microsoft Office for iPad Product Guide
Microsoft released Office for iPad Apps product guide. This product guide will walk you through all the Office for iPad Apps. It will help Office for iPad Apps users to become more productive. It will help users take full advantage of all the robust capabilities that the apps offer. It will also teach you how to edit, create, collaborate with confidence, and more.
Office for iPad product guide is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center.