Executive Director of Microsoft Steve Ballmer at a press conference held on the evening of July 16 in San Francisco, introduced a new version of a package of Microsoft Office. It is reported by Reuters.
The main feature of the new generation of programs will be integrated with the “cloud” service Microsoft SkyDrive. All user-created documents, as well as personal settings will be saved in the “cloud” automatically, which will provide access from any device connected to the Internet.
In addition, the new Office provides a simplified mode of operation at the touch computers and tablets, as well as tight integration with social services. In particular, the Office will be integrated Internet telephony service Skype, and will feature People Card, which allows integration of contacts from Facebook and LinkedIn in office applications.
The design of the new Microsoft Office is designed in accordance with the design of Windows 8, the sale is scheduled to begin in October 2012. In addition to the new operating system, the next version of Office will also be compatible with Windows 7.
Today at the Microsoft site you can download a trial version and test the new Microsoft Office.
As expected, the full version of the new Microsoft Office will be available in early 2013. The package price is currently not fully defined.