At its I/O developer conference earlier this month, Google announced a major update to its suite of productivity apps, including Docs, Sheets and Slides. The main feature there was the integration of QuickOffice, which now makes editing native Microsoft Office documents online easier. Show More Summary
Android: Google recently quietly announced it would be removing QuickOffice, the suite of office apps it purchased, from the Play Store. To compensate for that, the company's adding many of QuickOffice's features to the native Android Docs and Sheets apps. Read more...
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Google announced Sunday that it would shut down Quickoffice, its app for editing Microsoft Office documents, because it had expanded the capabilities and features of its other productivity apps. "With the integration of Quickoffice into...Show More Summary
It looks like Google has been doing some end-of-spring cleaning these last two weeks. On June 25 it announced that it was shutting down Quickoffice, which the company says it has fully integrated into its new Docs, Sheets, and Slideapps. Show More Summary
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After years of widespread use – going back to Symbian and Windows Mobile days – QuickOffice is going away as a standalone application. On its Apps blog, Google announced it will be “unpublishing” QuickOffice for both Android and iOS in the coming weeks. Google purchased QuickOffice in 2012 to […]
At last week's Google I/O conference, the company announced new levels of compatibility with Microsoft Office documents in its Google Docs cloud-based applications, including the ability to edit Office documents. These capabilities are driven through QuickOffice, a toolset that Google acquired back in 2012. Show More Summary
Google recently said it will yank its Quickoffice app from the Google Play Store and iTunes App Store in the coming weeks. Google is making the change because it has published stand-alone Docs, Sheets, and Slides apps for creating and editing documents within its Google Drive service. Show More Summary
Two years ago, Google bought Quickoffice. Since, it's made it free, ensured it only worked with Google Drive, and then rolled all of its features into Google Drive. And now? It's being retired: from next week, you'll be unable to download or install it. So long, Quickoffice. Read more...
Google bought Quickoffice to boost the productivity of its Apps suite, and it clearly accomplished that mission when it released a slew of mobile editing tools that merge Quickoffice's file tech with Google Drive. Accordingly, the search firm is...
Google Docs, Sheets And Slides saw major updates last week, including a new iOS app for Sheets and the ability to directly edit Microsoft Office documents. One less obvious consequence of that shift? Quickoffice is being retired. More »
After having acquired Quickoffice, Google had made ported many of the document suite's features to its Google Drive service. As such, Google will be retiring Quickoffice and migrating users who need native document editing and creation to Drive's standalone Docs, Sheets, and Slides apps. Show More Summary
2 years ago, Google bought Quickoffice, one of the best mobile apps for editing Office files. At that time, Google explained that "Quickoffice has an established track record of enabling seamless interoperability with popular file formats,...Show More Summary
Quickoffice acquisition cited as reason for full Office support.
Google purchased Quickoffice over the summer, but the popular productivity app isn't being put out to pasture just yet. In fact, Google's just given it an update that brings more integration into Google's own productivity suite, Google Drive. Show More Summary
At a steady clip, Google has been transforming both the Chrome browser and the Android mobile operating system into platforms that can compete directly with Microsoft's. Firing its latest salvo, in recognition of the fact that many enterprise...Show More Summary
The Google Android 4.4 KitKat OS is dealing a blow to Microsoft and we don’t mean Windows Phone 8. That’s because the new version of the Google Android OS platform ships with Google’s QuickOffice software. That platform allows Google users to quickly create, edit, and share Microsoft Office type document files. Show More Summary
With Android 4.4 KitKat, Google’s biggest blow to Microsoft isn’t against Windows Phone. It’s against Microsoft Office. You see, KitKat ships with Quickoffice, letting you edit Microsoft Office documents, spreadsheets,... Keep readi...