Quickoffice released its newest version for Symbian 3rd and 5th edition phones today, Quickoffice 6.2. This is the first time touch phone users have the ability to edit on device. In addition, select Nokia phones have the ability to upgrade, for free, to the newest versions of Quickoffice. The full press release is below.
Quickoffice, Inc., the leading global provider of mobile office productivity software and solutions, today announced the latest update to its Quickoffice Premier 6 product for Nokia Symbian (S60 3.x and S60 5.0) devices. The company’s latest release delivers a complete S60 office suite by adding PowerPoint 2007 viewing capabilities to the already supported Word, Excel and PowerPoint file formats. In addition, the product now offers both editing and viewing of documents on the popular S60 5.0 touch user interface.
All Nokia Symbian devices that ship with Quickoffice will receive a free update to the latest edition of Quickoffice 6. This will provide complete Word, Excel and PowerPoint ’97 to 2007 viewing support, as well as many other new features, and also offers most users the optional ability to purchase support for document editing. Selected Nokia Eseries devices will additionally receive editing support with a free Quickoffice Premier 6 update. All updates are available via QuickmanagerT, Quickoffice’s secure in-application download manager. Further free updates will be released to users when available, making sure customers will benefit from the latest versions of Quickoffice’s leading office functionality.
“We are very happy to be able to work with Quickoffice to jointly deliver this new feature at no cost for our customers,” said Waldemar Sakalus, vice president at Nokia. “Bringing the ability to access all Office 2007 document types to devices such as the Nokia N97, Nokia E75 and the Nokia 5800 is a great benefit for our customers.”
Consumers with a Nokia Symbian S60 5th Edition device will also receive the Quickoffice 6 viewer update and now, for the first time, can also benefit from the ability to upgrade to editing for an additional fee. Quickoffice is the first company to provide a complete viewing and editing solution across both S60 3rd Edition and 5th Edition phones, perfect for on-the-go users.
“We’re excited to be able to provide these powerful updates to Nokia’s users,” said Gregg Fiddes, vice president sales and strategic partnerships at Quickoffice. “We look forward to providing Nokia and Quickoffice users with further innovative updates as new versions of Quickoffice become available.”
Quickoffice allows users to open, view, edit and create native Microsoft Office documents directly on their phone, without compromising data integrity. The mobile office suite retains file formatting, delivering superior document ’round-trip’ capabilities and allowing users to confidently edit and exchange files between their computers and smartphones.