Microsoft today has announced that it will be making it’s Office software app that was available on the iPad available to both iPhone and Android tablet customers starting today.

iPhone and iPad customers can download from the App Store HERE while Android Tablet users can download a preview of Office HERE. General availability for Android won’t happen until until early 2015.

"Anytime someone has an idea or an inspiration, we want to empower them to take action," said John Case, corporate vice president, Office, Microsoft. "With over a billion Office customers worldwide, and over 40 million downloads on the iPad, it’s clear that Office applications are what people want to use to get things done."

  • New Office for iPhone apps for Word, Excel and PowerPoint offer the same beautiful iPad experience, optimized for the iPhone. Customers can download the new apps today.
  • Updated Office for iPad apps for Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Customers can download the new apps today.
  • Preview of Office apps for Android tablet brings the productivity of Word, Excel and PowerPoint to Android tablet customers. Customers can sign up for the Preview starting today. General availability is expected in early 2015.
  • More of Office for everyone. Beginning today, customers on iPhone, iPad and Android can create and edit Office content without a subscription. Now customers on nearly every mobile device and platform can do more with Office.

Complete functionality with Office 365

Customers get the best value and a complete set of features from an Office 365 subscription, including 1 terabyte of OneDrive online storage — with unlimited storage on the way. By subscribing, customers join a community of over 7.1 million active Office 365 Home and Office 365 Personal subscribers and unlock the full productivity power of Office on every device they have.

Availability

The new Office for iPad and Office for iPhone apps are available in 29 languages and 136 countries. The apps require an iPad or iPhone running iOS 7.0 or later. The Office for Android tablet preview is available for sign-up beginning today.

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