Microsoft Office for iPad updated with printing capability and more


It has been a month that Microsoft has launched its Microsoft Office for the iPad and now it has released the first update for Microsoft Office for iPad version. This update mainly includes the ability to print the documents and additional to this there are some other improvements including SmartGuides in PowerPoint and also some some stability and bug fixes.

There is no printing capabilities in the app which was released in the march and Microsoft has received the complaints regarding the lack of printing capabilities. So, Microsoft has introduced the  printing option in this update to the Microsoft Office and now you can print the PowerPoint presentations, Word documents and Excel Spreadsheets on a printer which is connected to your iPad. It uses the inbuilt Apple AirPrint feature to print the Office documents. Now the iPad Office users can now print the word documents with or with out markup and can print the selected worksheet or the entire worksheet in the Excel.

Additional to the printing capabilities, PowerPoint has been now updated with SmartGuides, which will help the users to align the pictures, textboxes and shapes to create the PowerPoint presentations effectively. Microsoft promises that presentations will look more beautiful with very little effort on iPad.

Microsoft Excel also been updated with AutoFit, which allows the users to adjust the height of the multiple columns and width of the multiple rows at the same instant.


Whats New

  • The new update has added the printing abilities to print the documents.
  • PowerPoint has now updated with SmartGuide, which make easy to design the presentations effectively.
  • Excel is updated with AutoFit, lets the users to adjust the height of the columns and width of the rows at the same time.
  • Some performance improvements, bug fixes and stability fixes.

Microsoft Office is free to download, but it requires some subscription to edit the documents. The monthly subscription to office starts at $6.99 per month. If you get subscribed you can edit and create the documents on your PC, iPad or Mac.

Download Word, PowerPoint, Excel and OneNote for iPad.