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WPS Office Unveils Major Update to its Free iOS Office Suite

-Dramatically improves Spreadsheet experience

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kingsoft Office Software, Inc. a market leader in mobile and desktop office solutions, today announced that its new WPS Office 4.0 for iOS is available as a free download on the Apple App Store.

WPS Office allows users to view, create and share office documents, presentations spreadsheets, fully compatible with Microsoft Office, on any iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch device. With the launch of WPS Office 4.0, Kingsoft introduces dozens of updates and enhancements to make its free office app even better. This includes a newly updated iPad user experience. Additional updates include:

  • Spreadsheets:
    • Dozens of new formatting features
    • Added ability to merge cells and freeze panes
    • Full support for formulas
    • Save spreadsheets to XLS and XLSX
  • Presentation:
    • Includes dozens of new slide layouts
    • Added new slide transitions and animations
    • Insert, crop and resize images in slides
    • Export slides directly to PDF
  • Writer
    • Better manage comments within a document
    • Export documents directly to PDF

Additional WPS Office features include:

  • Fully compatible with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • One small app (less than 100 megabytes) includes Writer, Presentation and Spreadsheets
  • Supports dozens of file formats including doc, docx, ppt, pptx, xls, xlsx, tif, pdf and zip
  • Rich formatting features similar to a PC experience - fonts, colors, image editing and more
  • Advanced collaboration tools including track changes, comments and spell check
  • Open documents directly from most of the popular cloud services such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, OneDrive and WebDAV
  • Share presentations with other devices using AirPlay, WIFI and DLNA
  • Share documents through AirDrop and WIFI
  • Supports wireless printing and Bluetooth keyboards

"With WPS Office 4.0 we introduce what we believe to be the best free office suite available to iPad and iPhone users," said Mr. Ke Ge, CEO of Kingsoft. "But this is just the beginning. We will be launching many additional features and innovations in the coming months."

WPS Office is available across mobile operating systems as a free download on the Apple App Store, Google Play and directly from wps.com

About Kingsoft Office Software, Inc

Palo Alto-based Kingsoft Office Software is a leading, global developer of office software solutions. With over 600 million registered users worldwide, its flagship WPS Office (formally Kingsoft Office) product is one of the world's most popular, cross-platform office solutions, allowing users to view, create and share any office document on any mobile device or PC. More information can be found at: wps.com. Fans can also follow updates via @WPS_Office on Twitter and Like on facebook.com/kingsoftwps.

Contact: Chris Prouty, [email protected]

SOURCE Kingsoft Office Software, Inc.

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