Microsoft has released the latest Office 2013 for customer preview on Windows. Set to accompany the launch of Windows 8, Office 2013 has many features that renders it friendly to touch-screen tablets and cloud technology.
A central selling point of Office 2013 is the use of cloud subscription services that extend to 20GB of SkyDrive space for sharing and storage. Saving a document on your computer will automatically save it on to SkyDrive for convenient access, especially useful for businesses.
Going social, Office 2013 is incorporating many unprecedented features, integrating newly acquired Yammer, Skype, Facebook and Linkedin feeds, as well as importing contact information.
The idea of an app store will also be an essential part of Office applications, allowing users to insert apps into their documents.
Furthermore, the Office applications of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote are individually remodeled. These include the improved reading experience on Word, recommended charts on Excel, and new presenter tools on PowerPoint, amongst others.
Preview this exciting development here.