Microsoft Office 2016 now available in Arabic for Android users

Microsoft has announced the availability of the Arabic version of office 2016 for Android to cater for its Arabic speaking customers. All new features of the software as well as its apps have been customised to help Arabic users especially in the Middle East have a more personalized experience, which will enable them to do more and achieve more.

Android users in UAE, Algeria, Bahrain, Chad, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mauritania, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Yemen will benefit from the unique features that come with Office 2016 Arabic for Android.

Microsoft Office for Android apps have the familiar look, feel and quality of Office with an intuitive touch experience designed for Android phones and tablets. Made for work on-the-go, the Office apps enable users to read, review, create, make quick edits and share documents, presentations and spreadsheets with the touch of their fingers. Users can also work with confidence knowing that their documents always look good with Office since the formatting and content remains the same across devices. Users can access their documents in the cloud whenever they need them.

All Android devices can now run Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote with support for Arabic. Also new for Android phone and tablet are Google Drive support, portrait view, theme change in PPT, word count and proofing support in Word, Reflow view in Word and Autozoom.

The apps now have a user interface translated in Arabic, bi-directional, switchable text support inside documents, vertical text support – including text box creation and text entry in shapes and tables as well as justification support.