Microsoft updates Word, Excel and PowerPoint for Android with new improvements

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Earlier this week, Microsoft released new updates for the Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps for Android. With the latest updates, Microsoft introduced some new features and improvements. Microsoft reduced the app size by 40% with the latest update for Word, while PowerPoint picked up a new feature called “Presenter View” which is only available if you have an Office 365 subscription. The latest update for Word, Excel and PowerPoint also introduces support for Android for Work, as well as Android Marshmallow for Enterprise. Additionally, the company has also added the ability to download custom fonts on these three apps. Here’s the full changelog:

PowerPoint

  • Presenter view (Office 365 subscription required): Present like a professional! Check speaker notes on your phone/tablet, but control what the audience sees when you project to a large screen
  • Compliance in the enterprise: PowerPoint complies with Android for Work and supports Android M for Enterprise
  • Sign-in simplification: Selecting your sign-in details is easier than ever before
  • Cloud font support: Download your favorite font from the cloud so you can write with the fonts you like
Word
  • Reduced app size:40-percent reduction in app size so the Word app is lighter and faster to install.
  • Compliance in the enterprise: Word complies with Android for Work and supports Android M for Enterprise.
  • Sign-in simplification: Selecting your sign-in details is easier than ever before.
  • Cloud font support: Download your favorite font from the cloud so you can write with the fonts you like.

Excel

  • Reduced app size: 40-percent reduction in app size so the Excel app is lighter and faster to install.
  • Improved file compatibility: Now you can open files with Read-only recommended and Formula view.
  • Compliance in the enterprise: Excel complies with Android for Work and supports Android M for Enterprise.
  • Sign-in simplification: Selecting your sign-in details is easier than ever before.
  • Cloud font support: Download your favorite font from cloud so you can write with the fonts you like.

The latest updates for Word, Excel and PowerPoint are, indeed, quite nice. If you are an Android user, you can get Word here, Excel here and PowerPoint here from the Google Play Store.

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