Having already conquered over 70 countries in its relatively short history, CloudOn decided it was now time to make its handy cloud-based tools available to all Android and iOS users around the globe. Aside from announcing its worldwide invasion, CloudOn's also outed version 2.5 of its application on Google and Apple's mobile platforms, bringing with it a slew of new traits into the mix -- among these are a FileSpace for "real-time context around any document," the ability to add single-tap annotations to Word, Excel or PowerPoint files, an all-new ribbon that's enhanced for tablet use and, naturally, universal language support. It's worth noting that while all of these novel features will be available on Android / iOS at some point, the former two are currently only compatible with Cupertino's devices -- however, CloudOn has told us the missing goods will be making their way to the other side very soon. We're not exactly sure when that's going to be, but if you're still interested in grabbing the app, you'll find the necessary download links below.
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CloudOn Launches Version 2.5 of its Mobile Productivity Worskpace for iOS and Android Worldwide
Version 2.5 offers improved productivity features as company expands service into every Apple App Store and Google Play market in the world.
Palo Alto, Calif. – October 17, 2012 – Today CloudOn, the global leader in mobile productivity, is launching version 2.5 of its popular app, with major updates that make it easier than ever to ditch your laptop and get everything done on a tablet. The company is also now available worldwide through Apple's iTunes App Store and the Google Play market. Now anyone with an iPad or Android tablet can create, review, edit and share documents while on the go.
What's new in CloudOn 2.5:
Version 2.5 delivers innovative new features aimed at improving individual and group productivity and saving time. New features include:
CloudOn FileSpace: The FileSpace keeps users up-to-date with a real-time activity stream that supplies necessary context around any document, including comments, edits and notifications; available for iOS, coming soon to Android.
Annotations: Users can add graphical notes to any item in Word, Excel or PowerPoint with a single tap. These annotations are saved in the document and will be displayed when the document is shared with others regardless of whether or not it is opened in the CloudOn workspace; available for iOS, coming soon to Android.
Universal Language Support: In support of its global launch, CloudOn 2.5 now includes enhanced keyboard support for all languages and alphabets in Microsoft Office documents; available for iOS and Android.
Improved, touch-friendly ribbon: The new ribbon for Office applications is optimized for touch-based tablet use and makes the user experience a breeze across all editing functions, including: selecting fonts, aligning text, spell check and track changes; available for iOS and Android.
"With this launch, CloudOn brings exciting new features and worldwide access to our service," says Milind Gadekar, co-founder and CEO of CloudOn. "We have a vibrant and vocal user community that want their mobile devices to do more work, and that is exactly what we are committed to helping them do. Our goal has always been to bring a new era of mobile productivity to our users."
CloudOn for iOS is available now for download worldwide. To download CloudOn for iPad, visit: http://itunes.apple.com/app/cloudon/id474025452
CloudOn for Android is available now for download worldwide; the app is fully optimized for Android Honeycomb and Ice Cream Sandwich tablets, version 3.1 and higher. To download CloudOn for Android tablets, visit:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cloudon.client
To learn more about CloudOn, visit: www.cloudon.com
CloudOn is a Silicon Valley based startup improving mobile productivity. CloudOn makes it easier than ever to create, review, edit and share the documents you need on the devices you love. For more information visit: www.CloudOn.com, or follow us on Twitter @cloudoninc.
CloudOn is a partner of Microsoft and Adobe, and has legitimately licensed the technology used to deliver the Microsoft Office and Adobe components of its service. For more information, visit http://help.cloudon.com/knowledgebase/articles/57737-is-cloudon-legal-