Microsoft announces support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs) in Office apps

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A few hours back, Microsoft announced at its Windows 10 event that Office apps will be adding support for 3D models. Now, Office team has detailed this upcoming support. They will be adding support for 3D models in Word, Excel and PowerPoint over the next year. You can insert 3D models from Remix 3D (the new online community) or your desktop. You can easily change the perspective of 3D material with rotation handles for all three dimensions. In PowerPoint, effortlessly apply transitions like Morph to create cinematic 3D animation that brings your presentations to life and celebrates your content. 3D in Office apps on Windows desktops is coming next year for Office 365 subscribers using the Windows 10 Creators Update.

In addition to the 3D support, Microsoft today announced that they are bringing support for Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs) in Office apps. You can now you can insert and edit SVG icons and images in your documents. Microsoft is also including a built-in library of professional, high-quality icons you can use to make your content more visual. You can also add other SVG images such as company logos, graphics created in applications like Adobe Illustrator and many other types of high-end visuals.

Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) support is now available in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook on Windows desktops, for Office 365 subscribers in the Office Insider program. SVG support in Office Mobile apps on Windows and Android is coming with the November updates, as is the icon library on Windows desktops for Office 365 subscribers.

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