Microsoft has announced the release of Office Mobile for Office 365 – Application for iPhone and iPod touch, which allows you to access documents, view, and edit them in the media, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
As the name implies, the new product requires a subscription to Office 365 service, to carry out the claimed functionality, though the app itself is free.
Office Mobile for Office 365 allows you to view documents Office, stored in SkyDrive, SkyDrive Pro and SharePoint, as well as files that are transmitted as attachments to emails. The tool is synchronized with other devices by interacting with Office 365. So file that iPhone owner is working elsewhere, is displayed in the smartphone through the panel of recently opened documents. When the user runs the file, it opens with the page on which the reading was finished.
Office Mobile for Office 365 allows you to add comments to documents, perform basic editing, and even create Word and Excel files from scratch. The interface is optimized for small screens. After creating, editing a document or add comments to it ready to file easily send an email or keep in Wednesday SkyDrive or SharePoint.
Unfortunately, when the user is on the way, not always it is possible to support stable Internet connection. However, the Office Mobile for Office 365 for its part solves this problem: the owner of the iPhone can even edit documents in offline mode – all changes are saved as soon as the Internet connection will be re-established.
Functional Office Mobile for Office 365 was not a surprise – a mobile operating system Windows Phone 8 offers very similar features. With the tools of the new application will be interesting to see all the users who have an iPhone and a valid subscription to Office 365
The application runs on smartphones iPhone, since the iPhone 4, and on iPod touch players, from the fifth generation. Requires that on the devices was installed operating system iOS 6.1.