Microsoft to ‘webify’ Office (sort of)Written by Mary Jo Foley @ 9:09 am October 28th, 2008
Microsoft is finally doing what many have been clamoring for — making Web-based versions of its Office apps available — but in a different way than expected.
As part of the Office 14 release wave, Microsoft is going to provide“Office Web applications,”
which it is describing as “lightweight versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote. These versions will allow users to access their documents via a Web browser on the PC, phone or other devices.
Microsoft is slated to make the announcement about its Office Web applications plans at the Professional Developers Conference (PDC) in Los Angeles on October 28 during the morning keynote.
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