Microsoft made a big announcement regarding their Office products. The company today has released an Office web application where you find all your Office apps like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. This will be a free application and is now available on Microsoft store for Fast ring insiders. It can be used with any Office 365 subscription, Office 2019, Office 2016, or Office online.
Going forward, Office would act as a hub to all office app, replacing the current My Office app which manages users Office 365 subscription. Those running insider Build can download it right now from the Microsoft store and those on the public version of Windows 10 need to wait until Microsoft pushes an update to the Office suite.
Below is a summary of what the new Office web can do:
- Quickly switch between apps. See all your Office apps in one place and switch between them with a single click.
- Get back into your work. Jump to your most recently used documents, pinned documents, and documents shared with you—whether they’re on your local machine or stored in OneDrive or SharePoint.
- Find what you need. With Microsoft Search integrated prominently, you can quickly find the apps, documents, people, and sites you need to get your work done.
- Tailor it to your organization. Organizations can apply company branding and integrate other line of business applications through single sign-on to customize the experience for their users.