It’s open season for most Android tablet customers who wish to check out Microsoft’s Office for Android beta. Beginning at this time, anybody with an Android tablet operating KitKat or Lollipop with an ARM processor and a display between 7 and 10.1 inches in dimension can obtain Word, Excel and PowerPoint from the Google Play Retailer and provides it a whirl.
The apps are nonetheless in preview, which implies that Microsoft continues to be actively soliciting suggestions from customers about what they wish to see executed otherwise. It’s additionally probably that there are nonetheless some bugs flying round, so people who find themselves anticipating a decrease frustration expertise could wish to wait till the app’s closing launch.
This is a crucial step for Microsoft’s Office ambitions. The corporate launched Office for iPad final 12 months to a lot fanfare, and a launch of the productiveness software program on Android tablets will prolong Microsoft’s cross-platform attain even additional.