Apple has opened to the public access to the new cloud service iWork, announced by the company at the WWDC 2013. This service is analogous to the project Google Docs and a web-based version of the “apple” office, accessible from any computer. Earlier iWork for Cloud was in the status of closed beta testing.
The composition of iWork for iCloud includes three applications – Keynote, Numbers and Pages. They are endowed with the same features that are available in the same program under the operating systems iOS and OS X. This is very handy when you need to quickly edit a particular document, and your computer is not at hand. The only: pre-export documents should be moved to a remote storage iCloud, iWork as part of its composition.
In addition to Google Docs, iWork will have to compete with Microsoft Office 365. The functionality of all three solutions are similar, the principle of action – also, so the fight will not be easy. Apple immediately insure and optimized to work with the iWork “enemy” browsers – Google Chrome and Microsoft Internet Explorer.
IWork for iCloud now dubbed as “beta” in its title, but is available for all users by making a request to participate in testing. It is noteworthy that the icons of cloud service applications still maintain design programs from the operating system iOS 6.
The public version of iWork will be launched before the end of this year.
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