Google Docs, Sheets and Slides helps users collaborate, lets users convert their Microsoft Office files as well as share their files in the could.
Until today, “Google Apps for Business,” users were able to edit Office files using Quickoffice on an iPad. Now, Google has made the “Quickoffice” available on iPhone and on Android devices.
In addition, it’s also now easier to find and use Google Drive files from within the Quickoffice app. “Just sign in with your Google Apps for Business account and your Drive folders view will now include Shared With Me, Starred, Recent and any subfolders,” Google adds.
Also, iPad and iPhone users can open and edit Office files directly from the Google Drive app. To do this “just open Drive and select the file, make edits using Quickoffice and save it back to Drive,” informs Google.
“Quickoffice designed for Google Apps users, makes it easy to create, edit and view Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files on mobile device. And, also provide an instant access to all your files stored in Google Drive. Just open an Office file on your device, edit, and save back to Drive to be able to access them from anywhere.”
With Quickoffice you can:
- Create, Edit & View Word documents (.docx)
- Create, Edit & View Excel spreadsheets (.xlsx)
- Create, Edit & View PowerPoint presentations (.pptx)
- Edit & View older versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint (.doc, .xls, & .ppt)
- Spell Check in documents (.doc & .docx)
- Change colors, font, backgrounds and insert images
- Rearrange cells and work with formulas in spreadsheets
- Create, edit and rearrange your Drive folders & files
- Convert text to speech and speech to text
- Scroll in any direction and tap-and-drag to move and align objects
Here is what’s new in version 6.0.1:
- “Now designed for both iPhone and iPad
- Sort Google Drive files by Shared with me, Starred, and Recent
- Support for multiple Google Drive accounts
- Improved chart rendering in Quicksheet and Quickpoint
- Create and share ZIP folders from multiple files
- Bug fixes and performance enhancements.”
Bonus: Looking for a recipe? You can now try exploring Google Recipes, that helps you prepare a dish that you don’t know how to.
On Google Recipes, “click on Search Tools and then Ingredients. Grated parmesan and fettuccine with your asparagus sounds yummy, right? Check Yes for both of these ingredients and your results will update with delicious recipes,” explains Google.