Microsoft has officially announced to publicly test a new version of the Office app that combines World, Excel and the PowerPoint app at the Ignite conference in Florida. This app will be available for both Android and iOS.
Microsoft says that with the new Office app users will be able to create new presentations, documents and spreadsheets as well as edit/view existing documents. Further more, you’ll can also “snap a picture of a document” and make it into an editable Word file, create and sign PDFs or “transform tables from a printed page into an Excel spreadsheet!”
Any can use the unified Office app without signing into a Microsoft account, though signing in will give access to their files to be saved on OneDrive.
To be noted, Microsoft also told CNet, that the brand new Office app won’t be replacing the existing 3 individual apps. “We know some users may only need to use any one of the apps and it is the user’s choice to install the app that best fits according to their needs.