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Report: Microsoft Android, iOS Office Versions Coming Next Year

Report: Microsoft Android, iOS Office Versions Coming Next Year - top government contractors - best government contracting eventMicrosoft is developing a mobile version of Microsoft Office for Android and iOS devices scheduled for release during the first half of 2013, The Verge reports.

According to Tom Warren’s story, the mobile version will be available for iOS by March 2013 and in May 2013 for Android.

The Verge also discovered a press release from the company’s Czech Republic subsidiary saying the mobile Office platform will be also available on Windows Phone, Windows RT, Mac OS and Symbian.

Warren reports the apps feature basic editing but are not expected to replace the full desktop version.

A Microsoft Office 265 subscription will be required to gain edit functionality for Word, PowerPoint and Excel documents, the report said.

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