Microsoft released its latest updates to Office Mobile app operating on Windows 10 tablets and iPad Pro devices. Microsoft Mechanics, the official Windows YouTube video show, offers users a virtual tour of all the latest updates to the Office Mobile app.
The latest updates also cover the Windows 10 PCs, like the Surface Pro 4. Office features like Sway, Excel Mobile, Word Mobile, Power Point Mobile apps have all been upgraded to increase user productivity on mobile devices, especially Windows tablets and Apple's iPad Pro.
Microsoft's Office team said in a company blog post: "It's been just over a year since we last went hands-on with Office app experiences running on Windows 10 tablets. This week Ben Walters returns to give a tour of recent updates to Office experiences spanning Sway, Excel, PowerPoint and Word Mobile apps for Windows 10 tablets and what's new with Office on the iPad Pro."
The Microsoft Mechanics video demonstrates several useful tricks to users, providing them with information on what is new with the Office app for mobile devices. One such information relates to the new incorporation of Sway, a formerly web-based, stand-alone story-telling app, which is now available as a Windows 10 app.
The Microsoft Office Mobile app has also undergone several much-awaited upgrades. New improvements on Word, Excel and PowerPoint include touch editing, copy-pasting and photo-transitioning features. An additional ink annotation experience in Word and other Office apps can be accessed via a new "Draw" tab, which now also supports the Apple Pencil for iPad Pro users. PowerPoint now also comes equipped with transition updates or Morph abilities.
Users of iPad Pro will notice several new updates in their Office apps as well. Along with the ink annotation experience and touch editing features, users can now also copy and paste text from two simultaneously open apps, aided by enhanced multitasking features. The added iPad Pro support in the latest Windows updates will help boost the app's accessibility across mobile devices, enabling users operating different operating systems to function on the same software layout and making sharing of documents simpler.
Microsoft Office updates are available on both the Windows Store and the App Store.