Finally Microsoft made a big announcement by releasing Microsoft Office 2013 Customer Preview. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer unveiled the Preview of Office 2013 at San Francisco as a free public beta. Microsoft Office 2013 can be downloaded by anyone and is named as Customer Preview.
On the release of Office 2013 Customer Preview, CEO Steve Ballmer said:
“We are taking bold steps at Microsoft,” Ballmer said at the press conference in San Francisco. “The new, modern Office will deliver unparalleled productivity and flexibility for both consumers and business customers. It is a cloud service and will fully light-up when paired with Windows 8.”
Office 2013 offers its best on Windows 8:
- Touch everywhere. Office responds to touch as naturally as it does to keyboard and mouse. Swipe your finger across the screen or pinch and zoom to read your documents and presentations. Author new content and access features with the touch of a finger.
- Inking. Use a stylus to create content, take notes and access features. Handwrite email responses and convert them automatically to text. Use your stylus as a laser pointer when presenting. Color your content and erase your mistakes with ease.
- New Windows 8 applications. OneNote and Lync represent the first new Windows 8 style applications for Office. These applications are designed to deliver touch-first experiences on a tablet. A new radial menu in OneNote makes it easy to access features with your finger.
- Included in Windows RT. Office Home and Student 2013 RT, which contains new versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote applications, will be included on ARM-based Windows 8 devices, including Microsoft Surface.
Office 2013 is a promising product and will be loved by its users worldwide. It’ll bring a new era of Metro apps and we will see a magic performance, UI and response on Windows 8. So what are you waiting for Download Office 2013 now.