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App to Access Edit & Create DOC, DOCX, XLS, XLSX, PPT, PPTX Files on Android

By Amit Bhawani / May 23, 2012 / Business
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Kingsoft Office

Smartphones have gone smarter as users can use this device for multi purpose. Apart from calling, use it for entertainment, the recent development has shown that you can even edit your commonly used Microsoft Office documents as well. We all know what can Google Docs do it but apart from that there exists third party applications as well which does it nearly the same ways as Google Docs does.

There are plenty of Android Office suites are available for free and paid as well but many users are disappointed at the end. Kingsoft Office is an Android application which allows you to view and edit the Office files such as Doc, Docx and various other formats directly on to your mobile platform based devices. Whether you are using a small smartphone of 3 inches or using a large screen tablet, Kingsoft Office provides a superior performance which is like your online Google Docs. The application comes with a user friendly interface so that users love working on it rather than adjusting.

As you all know that this application is meant to open and edit the Microsoft Word and Excel documents, this does it very easily with the recent Docx format too supported. Along with Word and Excel users can open, edit PowerPoint and Google Spreadsheets as well. With limitation in editing in MS Office presentations, this comes with display of tables, charts, play mode and thumbnails list of PC Office. It’s not only editing your documents but users can directly create new documents by directly tapping on the top navigation bar and then selection the new document and then selecting the template from blank document, blank spreadsheet or  blank presentation.

The features of Kingsoft Office applications are –

  • View and edit Docx, Doc, TXT, XLS, XLSX, PPT, PPTX files easily
  • This also supports pdf files as well
  • Comes with user friendly and nice user interface
  • Comes with built in manager to organize your Office documents
  • Supports cloud storage too
  • Supports external Bluetooth Keyboard and USB keyboard as the input method
  • Supports external keyboard shortcuts as well
  • Display a variety of graphical objects

Kingsoft with Cloud Storage Client Support

As of the new development the Kingsoft developer team have certainly come up with the direct access to your cloud storage clients like Dropbox, Google Drive and Box.net. What it means that you can directly open your files which are stored on your cloud accounts. But for that you need to give the admin privileges to your access your cloud storage service which is one time and you are done.Kingsoft Cloud

Users can easily open any document of any format supported listed above directly by navigating to the respective folder wherein there files are stored.Kingsoft open new

While installing this application on your mobile phone you would be asked to agree the terms and conditions. Tap on Agree. There you are with the application screen when you have the About Kingsoft Office.doc opened for you.Kingsoft Agreement

On the top you see the navigation menus and it includes Open, Create, Share, Remove for various documents, folders, cloud storage and new documents. Well you can copy, paste, share, change input method, keyboard, change color of the text, alignment and page setup as well.

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Kingsoft provides very easy of working on your smartphone too but users need to be pretty careful as smartphones sizes are not the right thing by which you can edit documents easily but devices like Samsung Galaxy Note or LG Optimus Vu can make comfort in editing documents. The display and the shapes is something tricky here but Kingsoft has the option of switching to full screen mode which is quite useful.

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The mobile phone are unlikely to turn Kingsoft Office as the primary Office tool but the tablet users would find it as a great and handy tool. Kingsoft would be quite useful for the businessmen and home users will find it handy too. Free software’s are been are considered inferior to commercial applications but the story with Kingsoft is completely different here.

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Kingsoft Office Application Download

Kingsoft Office application can be easily downloaded from Android Apps Labs for free. To download it directly on to your mobile phone, you need to visit the Android Apps Labs page listing of this application from your phone’s browser and then click on Install to automatically install this app.

Alternatively it can be downloaded by the QR code and for that you need to open any bar code scanning application from your mobile phone and then point the camera on to the following square -

Kingsoft QR code

Verdict

With Google Docs available for free download and supports various files, it’s certainly # 1 choice users blindly go with it and to compete with Kingsoft is coming hard with improvements and enhancements. Kingsoft is featured rich with complete tools to perform almost nearly all the task which you can do on your Microsoft Office.

Android Advices Application Rating – 4.5 / 5