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[iPhone] Quickoffice To Edit Microsoft Office Documents

TheRegister.co.uk reports Quickoffice will be released within the next week on the iPhone’s AppStore. The Quickoffice suite will integrate Quickword and Quicksheet. It will allow

  • to create and view Microsoft Excel sheets on the iPhone (via Quicksheet, that is already available via AppStore)
  • to create and view Microsoft Word .doc (Office 97-2003) documents on the iPhone (via forthcoming Quickword)
  • to transfer files via WiFi
  • to access files on MobilMe’s iDisk
  • to email files
  • to view jpg, png, tiff, gif and svg pictures
  • to view (or play)
    • Office 97-2003 files (DOC, XLS, PPT)
    • Office 2007 files (DOCX, XLSX, PPTX)
    • Adobe PDF
    • Webpages (HTML, HTM, MHT)
    • Audio files (MP3)

The introduction price for Quickoffice will be about 20US$. By the way: Microsoft themselves seem to work on a native Microsoft Office version for the iPhone. But there are no further information available currently.

This picture is courtesy of Quickoffice, Inc.

[Microsoft] Next Office Runs In Your Webbrowser

It’s been rumored quite some time, but now it is public. Microsoft’s next Office components (Word, Excel, PowerPoint und OneNote) will be controllable, accessable and editable using your favourite browser.  It will be compatible to Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Apple Safari. Microsoft puts much efford in getting their applications compatible to the internet user of nowadays who wishs to have access to his data no matter where he is right now. The Office applications will be also available on Microsoft’s Live Services and for companies subscription or volume license based.

In the video Chris Bryant – Microsoft Office Product Manager – demonstrates the abilities and compatibilities with Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox

The video is courtesy of our fellow german Golem.de: