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Quickoffice Updated to Version 5.0, Brings Increased Cloud Support

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Quickoffice for Android has now been updated to version 5.0. The new update could be found on Android Market, though curiously Amazon’s Appstore for Android still lists the older 4.x version number. With version 5.0, which we previewed on tablets about a month ago at CTIA Fall 2011 in San Diego, California, there’s an improved user interface, more cloud support for connecting to various cloud storage systems, and support for Microsoft’s latest Office 2010 file formats. You can find out the latest changes and features in the press release below or in our preview video:

Press release:

Quickoffice Enhances Android Mobile Office Application For Improved Productivity on Latest Smartphone and Tablet Devices

Updates bring new user interface, advanced office viewing and editing features, added cloud integration and social publishing

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Dallas, TX – Quickoffice, Inc., the global leader in mobile office productivity solutions, today announced updates to its Android smartphone and tablet applications, delivering increased connectivity through new cloud storage partners and social publishing capabilities. Using the current version of Android software, Quickoffice now provides a crisper, more integrated user interface, along with enhanced viewing and editing features for a robust, yet streamlined user experience specifically designed for mobile devices.

In addition to delivering richer viewing of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files, Quickoffice Pro and Quickoffice Pro HD offer users a desktop-like editing experience on their mobile devices. New features include the ability to create bulleted and numbered lists, make indentations, hide and unhide rows, merge cells, wrap text and quick scroll. Quickoffice’s proprietary File Manager lets users create ZIP archives as well as select multiple documents and sharing services at once, with the popular ‘drag and drop’ feature, enabling easier file management.

Users can enjoy increased document collaboration via the cloud with the addition of Evernote and Catch to Quickoffice’s list of supported cloud storage partners, which includes Box.net, Dropbox, Google Docs, MobileMe, SugarSync and Huddle. Social sharing and publishing integration is now also available to consumers and enterprises alike, as Quickoffice connects with popular social networks, such as LinkedIn, Yammer, Facebook, Twitter, Scribd, Slideshare and Dosctoc.

Quickoffice Pro and Quickoffice Pro HD offer three powerful editors in one, including:

  • Quickword – font support, open Office 2010, create numbered and bulleted lists, superscript / subscript, updated UI controls
  • Quicksheet – open, edit and save Office 2010, wrap text, hide columns and rows, updated UI controls
  • Quickpoint – font support, open Office 2010, improve text rendering and layout, set text alignment, updated UI controls

Pre-launched as a demo during CTIA Fall 2011 Enterprise and Applications, Quickoffice Android 5.0 has already been well received by members of the press and media. For a limited promotional time, Quickoffice Pro HD for Android tablet is available for $14.99 and Quickoffice Pro for Android smartphone for $9.99. Both apps can be purchased in the Android Market or on Quickoffice.com, and will be available shortly via Amazon.

Tech enthusiast in Silicon Valley enjoying the possibilities of ubiquitous connectivity, information sharing, and collaboration enabled by mobile broadband. You can contact Chuong on Twitter @chuongvision or search +chuongvision on Google+.

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