Google Announces Native Microsoft Office Editing in Google Docs


Google announced on Wednesday that Google Docs users can now edit Microsoft Office files through the cloud-based platform, a move that eliminates the limitations of making Docs a full-time home office option.

Google also announced on Wednesday during its I/O Developers Conference that users can now open Word, Excel and PowerPoint files and save them in their native formats via its suite of cloud-based software.

This means you’ll be able to view, create and share documents, spreadsheets and presentations on both mobile devices and the desktop. There’s offline support too, so users can make edits or start from scratch without an Internet connection and then sync up later. Read more…

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