Microsoft’s Office 2013 Web Apps suite is now a final and official part of SkyDrive.
The online Office suite has been available for SkyDrive users since July. But it’s been in a customer preview mode still being tweaked by Microsoft. A tweet yesterday from Omar Shahine, a SkyDrive group product manager, confirmed that the final edition is now live.
SkyDrive users who create or open a Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or OneNote file will see it pop up in the completed 2013 edition of Office Web Apps. Opening a file created under the previous version triggers a message that says: “We’re converting your file so you can edit it. Click version history to find your original file.”
You can then edit your report the usage of the related utility in collection internet Apps. each utility kicks in its personal collection of improvements over the past model, as described in today’s Microsoft weblog.
The Word 2013 Web App offers upper-quality pics and images in conjunction with a much better structure. you’ll be able to now add and examine comments. The internet version additionally provides new gear for page structure and photographs and a word rely status.
The Excel 2013 Web App now lets you merge cells, autofit columns, and “AutoSum” your figures. Other features includes the handy fill handle, formula assistance, and 3D charts.
The new PowerPoint Web App supports audio and video playback on a PC, tablet, or phone. You too can insert videos, upload transitions and animations, and follow any topic in your presentation. And multiple users can add their own comments and appear as co-authors.
Finally, the OneNote 2013 Web App lets you search for items on an entire page or within a single section. You can click on anywhere on the page so as to add a word, image, or tag. And your notices can seem on the internet through a viewable URL for computer, telephone, and tablet customers.
The Office 2013 Web Apps suite is also accessible on Outlook.com.