G Suite clients can soon edit Microsoft Office docs without changing over file type
Google declared a slew of G Suite reports on April 10 at the Google Cloud Next ’19 conference in San Francisco and, among the progressions and new highlights, clients will before long addition the capacity to edit, comment, and work together on Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files legitimately by means of Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides.
Google is utilizing its yearly Cloud Next conference to acquaint clients and professionals to a huge collection of new tools, features, and software that is going to their cloud tech now and sooner rather than later. On that list, the organization reported that G Suite clients will most likely edit the documents of Microsoft Office clients without changing over the file.
This new Office editing permits G Suite clients to effortlessly open Office files and bring the “benefits of G Suite’s real time collaboration tools and intelligence features to Office files”.
At the point when a G Suite client is furnished with a Word, Excel, or PowerPoint Office file, double tapping it will open a preview. At the top of the preview, there will be an option to “Open in Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides” and, when open, individuals can team up in real-time with others on the file. When individuals are finished editing, all changes will be saved to the original Office file.
G Suite presently supports the following file types:
Word files: .doc, .docx, .dot
Excel files: .xls, .xlsx, .xlsm (macro enabled Excel files), .xlt
PowerPoint files: .ppt, .pptx, .pps, .pot