Google has launched two productivity apps for iPhone and iPad: Google Docs and Google Sheets. Both apps are available for iOS devices as a standalone free to download applications, available in the app store. The apps provides the front-end interface for the Google’s web based word processor and spreadsheet editor services. First Apple made its iWork apps freely available, then Microsoft pushed Office for iPad and Now Google has entered the iOS Arena with the release of these two apps. Hit the jump to download Google Docs and Google Sheets from the app store.
Both the Google Docs and Sheets apps allow Google Drive users to edit documents simultaneously with other contributors, cloud and offline support, and documents sharing.keep saving your files in the cloud, and they have offline support built-in. Slides application will also be released real soon, notes Google.
Here are the release notes of Google Docs for iPhone and iPad:
With Google Docs you can:
-Create new documents or open and edit any that you started on the web or another device.
-Share documents and work together with others in the same document at the same time
-Get stuff done anytime–even without an internet connection
-Add and respond to comments
-Never worry about losing your work–everything is automatically saved as you type
Here are the release notes of Google Sheets for iPhone and iPad:
With Google Sheets you can:
– Create new spreadsheets or open and edit any that you started on the web or another device.
– Share spreadsheets and work together with others in the same spreadsheet at the same time
– Get stuff done anytime–even without an internet connection
– Format cells, enter/sort data, perform various sheet operations, and more
– Never worry about losing your work–everything is automatically saved as you type
With the release of Google Docs and Sheets for iOS, now there are three tech giants fighting for the office productivity crown on iOS platform. Apple’s iWork and Google’s Docs and Sheets apps are free of charges, however, Microsoft’s Office for iOS is based on a freemium model allowing you to view documents for free, but the editing functionality will cost you a $6.99/month subscription. Here are the download links for Google’s Office apps: