Google Drive

Google Drive

Google wants to take some of the stress out of working with Microsoft Office files in the Google Drive app suite. At Wednesday’s Google I/O keynote, the company announced native editing for Office documents, right from your mobile device or Google Drive. It’s actually pretty simple: open a Microsoft Word document on your Android device, and you’ll be able to edit it and make changes without first converting it into a Google Doc. And when you’re done, all changes are saved to that original Word file — there’ll be no need to worry about file conflicts with folks who aren’t using Google apps. Google acquired Quickoffice back in 2012 with plans to bolster the Google Drive suite of editing apps, so it’s great to see these vital features finally being implemented.

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