Office Mobile Update brings Office 2007 formats

Office Mobile Update brings Office 2007 formats

Microsoft has released an update for Office Mobile for Windows Mobile 5/6 based handheld devices or smartphones. Office Mobile is a version of Office adapted for small devices with limited functionality for reading and editing documents.

With the update to version 6.1, the Office Mobile components Word Mobile, Excel Mobile and PowerPoint Mobile extended to include full support for the current, XML-based Office 2007 formats ( Office Open XML , docx, xlsx, pptx). In addition, the chart view in Excel Mobile has been improved and PowerPoint Mobile has been enhanced with the ability to display SmartArts.

Office Mobile 6.1 requires 6 MB of free space on the mobile companion. The update is available for all owners of a previous Office Mobile version in German (and other) languages ​​for download free of charge from Microsoft's servers .