Quickoffice Pro for Android update adds cloud storage, more powerful document editing


Quickoffice has released an updated version of its Android app with several key new features. Quickoffice Pro now has more robust editing features, faster file loading, scrolling and zooming, integrated contextual search, text-to-speech via Google PDF viewing and of course performance improvements.

The app has also extended its editing capabilities for Microsoft Office files. It now lets you insert images and format text in Word tables as well as create new PowerPoint 97-2008 presentations. In addition, Quickoffice Pro allows you to store files in the cloud via Box.net, Google Docs, Dropbox, Huddle, SugarSync and MobileMe accounts.

Quickoffice for Android has three Microsoft file editors: Quickword, Quicksheet and Quickpoint. Here are some of the new features available in each:

  • Quickword – now lets you edit/format text in tables, insert/remove images from your Android phone’s camera and gallery, aligns paragraphs easily, find and replace, text-to-speech, web lookup, quick scroll while in page layout, edit text while in page layout, and a scrollable application toolbar with shortcuts was added as well.
  • Quicksheet – now has shortcuts to match calculations, find and replace functions, cell alignment feature, follow and edit hyperlinks functionality, additional chart display, as well as scrollable app toolbar.
  • Quickpoint – now lets you insert, remove and rearrange slides,  edit text inline while on a slide,  move/resize shapes, edit speaker notes, follow hyperlinks, select and format text and scrollable application toolbar was also added.

Quickoffice for Android is available from the Android Market for $7.99.  Quickoffice Android app is also working on a new office suite optimized for Android tablets.

via Market Wire