Office Online Goes To The Chrome Web Store

Posted: Apr 14 2014, 11:47pm CDT | by , in News | Technology News

Office Online goes to the Chrome Web Store

Microsoft's push into cloud and mobile computing has been very evident since Satya Nadella took the role as the company's CEO.

Just a few months after introducing Office Online at, and launching Office for iPad last month, Microsoft is now bringing Office Online to Google's Chrome Web Store. Word Online, PowerPoint Online, and OneNote Online can now be accessed through the Chrome App Launcher.

Microsoft says that Excel Online will be coming to the Chrome Store soon.

Additionally, Microsoft has added a few enhancements to Office Online. Excel Online now supports the ability to insert new comments. Excel Online now also supports files that contain VBA. Even better, Microsoft is bringing the "Tell Me" feature to Excel as well.

For Word Online, Microsoft is introducing the ability to comment in editing mode, similar to Google Docs. Microsoft is also improving the text editor in PowerPoint Online and adding printing capabilities to OneNote Online.

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