What's New And Interesting In MS Office 2013 Consumer Preview

Microsoft has announced the free Customer Preview release of Office 2013 to public. just a couple of days ago and yesterday I have shared the Direct Download Links of Office 2013 ( Office 365 ) Consumer Preview release. Office 2013 Customer Preview is Optimized for both touchscreen devices and traditional desktops, sports a Metro-inspired user interface and packs-in hundreds of new features and today we are going to see What's New And Interesting In MS Office 2013 Consumer Preview.

 

What's New And Interesting In MS Office 2013 Consumer Preview

 

This new version of Office suite is focused mainly on the cloud features and integration with newer Windows 8 metro UI, the user-interface is designed to work optimally with touch, stylus and mouse/keyboard across new Windows devices. The new Office is also tightly integrated with social features catering to new scenarios in reading, note-taking, meetings and communications.

 

What's New And Interesting In MS Office 2013 ( Office 365 ) Consumer Preview =

 

1. Experience Office at its best on Windows 8 devices = Access what matters from the start with a fast and fluid interface that puts your most-important documents, applications and people right up front. Discover new and better ways to create, edit, and browse—using a keyboard, pen, or touchscreen.

 

2. Your documents and settings roam with you with Office in the cloud = Sign in to your account and your Office applications, documents, and personal settings are right there, just the way you left them. Save your work online in SkyDrive or SharePoint where it’s easy to access, edit, and share on the go.

 

What's New And Interesting In MS Office 2013 Consumer Preview

 

3. Keep your social networks and contacts well connected in Office = View multiple email accounts, Facebook updates, and LinkedIn feeds all in one place with Outlook. Get ongoing updates on specific documents, sites and people delivered to your activity feed and stay connected in real-time by chatting with co-workers right within Office.

 

4. Discover better ways to create, read and share documents = Capture and organize all kinds of information in OneNote—notes, pictures, web pages, voice memos, and other media—and easily share them with others. View Word documents in the new Read mode for a clear, focused, and easy-to-navigate reading experience on large and small screens. With your documents saved online in SkyDrive or SharePoint, you can review and edit simultaneously with others, with the latest changes and comments accessible to the group.

 

What's New And Interesting In MS Office Word 2013 Preview =

 

1. New Read Mode =  Text reflows automatically in columns to make it easier to read.

 

2. Object Zoom   When you view tables, charts, images, or online videos, a finger tap or mouse click lets you see the detail. When you’re done, another tap or click returns them to their original size.

 

3. Resume Reading   = Word automatically bookmarks your last-visited spot. Enjoy your reading, take a breather, and then pick up where you left off—even on a different PC or tablet.

 

4. Reply Comment  = Place comments next to the text you’re discussing so it’s easy to track the conversation.

 

5. Simplified Sharing =  Your documents are saved online to SkyDrive or SharePoint by default. Send everyone a link to the same file, along with their viewing and editing permissions, and be assured that everyone sees the latest version.

 

What's New And Interesting In MS Office 2013 Consumer Preview

 

6. Present Online  = Share your document with others even if they don’t have Word. Send them a link, and as you read through the document on your screen, they can follow along in their browsers.

 

7. Alignment Guides  =  Align charts, photos, and diagrams with your text for a polished, professional look. Handy guides pop into place when you need them and disappear when you’re done.

 

8. Live Layout  =  Text reflows instantly as you drag a photo, video, or shape to its new position. Release the mouse button, and your object and surrounding text stay where you want them.

 

9. PDF Reflow   = Open a PDF in Word, and its paragraphs, lists, tables, and other content act just like Word content.

 

What's New And Interesting In MS Office Excel 2013 Preview =

 

1. Recommended Pivot Table =  Excel summarizes your data with previews of various pivot-table options, letting you select the option that tells your story best.

 

2. Flash Fill  =  Here’s the easy way to reformat and rearrange your data. Excel learns and recognizes your pattern and auto-completes the remaining data, with no formulas or macros required.

 

3. Recommended Charts  = Let Excel recommend the charts that best illustrate your data’s patterns. Quickly preview your chart and graph options, and then pick the option that works best.

 

4. Quick Analysis  =  Discover a variety of ways to represent your data visually. When you like what you see, apply formatting, sparklines, charts, and tables with a single click.

 

What's New And Interesting In MS Office 2013 Consumer Preview

 

5. Chart Formatting Control  = Fine-tune your charts quickly and easily. Change the title, layout, and other chart elements—all from a new and more interactive interface.

 

6. Simplified Sharing  = Your workbooks are saved online to SkyDrive or SharePoint by default.* Send everyone a link to the same file, along with their viewing and editing permissions, and be assured that everyone sees the latest version.

 

7. Post to Social Network  = Share selected portions of your spreadsheets on the web by simply embedding them on your social network pages.

 

8. Present Online  =  Share your workbooks and collaborate with others via a Lync conversation or meeting. You can also allow others to take control of your workbook.

 

What's New And Interesting In MS Office PowerPoint 2013 Preview =

 

1. Start Screen =  The new Start experience helps you jump-start the creative process with a collection of new themes.

 

2. Theme Variants  = Choose from alternative color schemes and then apply the look you like with a single click.

 

3. Alignment Guides =  Exhibit a designer’s touch by aligning shapes, text boxes, and other graphics with text.

 

4. Merge Shapes  = Use the Union, Combine, Fragment, Intersect, and Subtract tools to merge two or more shapes into the shape you want.

 

5. Slide Zoom =  Direct your audience’s attention to your main point. Zoom in on a diagram, chart, or graphic with a couple of clicks, and then zoom out just as smoothly.

 

What's New And Interesting In MS Office 2013 Consumer Preview

 

6. Navigation Grid =  Easily switch slides—in or out of sequence—from a grid that only you see, your audience sees only what you’ve selected.

 

7. Auto-extend  = When you project to a second screen, the settings ensure that your presentation appears on the correct screen.

 

8. Reply Comment  = Place and track comments next to the text you’re discussing so everyone can readily see who replied to whom, and when.

 

9. Simplified Sharing  = Your presentations are saved online to SkyDrive or SharePoint by default.* Send everyone a single link to the same file, along with their viewing and editing permissions, and be assured that everyone sees the latest version.

 

10. PowerPoint Web App Coauthoring  = You and your team can work together on the same presentation at the same time from the desktop or in the browser with the PowerPoint Web App.

 

Download MS Office 2013 Consumer Preview =

 

What's New And Interesting In MS Office 2013 Consumer Preview

 

The easiest way to download them is to go to the Try Office page on the Microsoft website and pick one of the available versions from there. Office 365 Home Premium requires a Windows Live account that users need to sign in to test it. The account dashboard highlights the available installation options, including options to switch to a 64-bit version of Office and change the interface language. If you are interested in direct download links of Office 2013 Customer Preview. Then go to my previous article to Get Standalone Offline Installer files of Office 2013 Customer Preview.