Does Google providing any Microsoft Office for Android?

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During my search in Google I got to know like Google has acquired QuickOffice for providing office services.
When can we expect these services into the market.

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Does Google providing any Microsoft Office for Android?


Google Quickoffice for Android Release

Google, the search giant, has announced last Tuesday, June 5, 2012, that they have acquired Quickoffice to boost their mobile productivity offering for people on the go. With more and more people maximizing their smartphone’s multi-media and internet access capabilities, it is only logical to add office productivity tools in the mix.

By acquiring Quickoffice, Google is enhancing and complementing their list of mobile applications currently used by students, consumers and businesses alike. The much-awaited release of Google Quickoffice for Android may take awhile, though, as the Google Docs app for Android is currently undergoing improvements for its eventual integration with Quickoffice.

A recent article in anticipates the release happening “sometime next year”. To maintain its dominance on office productivity tools, Microsoft plans to counter with the introduction of MS Office for Apple’s iPad within the year.

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Does Google providing any Microsoft Office for Android?


Quickoffice is a company which is known for its mobile productivity suite for iOS and Android. Quickoffice, Inc. is founded on 2002 in Plano, Texas. They originally designed the free QuickOffice as well as the QuickOffice Pro and the QuickOffice Pro HD which are both commercial apps. Quickoffice, Inc. was acquired by Google on June 5, 2012 together with its group of developers.

The agreed amount for the acquisition was undisclosed. On September 19, 2013, Google re-released Quickoffice as a free application. They included it with their Android operating system beginning on Android 4.4 KitKat. Quickoffice lets its users create and edit documents created in Microsoft Office Word, Microsoft Office Excel, and Microsoft Office PowerPoint. This acquisition done by Google on Quickoffice was the second major acquisition done on June 2012.

The day before Quickoffice was acquired Google acquired Meebo, a popular chat service, for $100 million. After integrating the features of Quickoffice in its own Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides, Google announced on June 29, 2014 that they will be discontinuing Quickoffice. Quickoffice was removed from the App Store and the Google Play Store.

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