With the updated Word app, users can select from several new templates. And Excel now features new add-ins to enhance your spreadsheets. You’ll need an iPad and iOS 8.2 or newer to use those.
Finally, PowerPoint users can now insert pictures and videos from the camera right into their presentation. You can also change the slide layout to help a presentation standout.
As you probably remember, with the PowerPoint Apple Watch app, users can remotely control their slide show and more from their wrist. Here’s an interactive preview of the app from our sister site WatchAware.
All three of the Microsoft Office apps are universal and designed for the iPhone/iPod touch and iPad/iPad mini. They can be downloaded now for free.
With a Microsoft account, users can create and edit documents for no charge. An in-app purchase of $6.99 per month or $69.99 per year unlocks an Office 365 Personal subscription. That includes 1TB of OneDrive storage and the ability to access fully installed Office applications on a single PC or Mac.
You can also download Microsoft Outlook now on the App Store for free. It’s a universal app as well.
For other app news today, see: Fish Coming is a fun game of strategy and combat where you defend your pond, Find great recipes to eat healthy with Fit Men Cook, and The anticipated sequel Fragger 2 explodes onto the App Store.