Office for iPad app reaches 27 million downloads in less than two months

During her keynote address on Monday Microsoft’s General Manager for Office, Julia White, told the crowd attending the TechEd North American 2014 conference in Houston that Office for iPadhas been downloaded over 27 million times. That’s double the previously reported number, showing an impressive amount of growth for the popular Office suite.  On April 3 Microsoft’s @Office account Tweeted the its iPad Office suite had been downloaded 12 million times since it was launched on March 27.

After a highly anticipated launch in late March, Microsoft’s Office for iPad suite of productivity apps is still going strong in the iOS App Store after having accumulated some 27 million downloads as of Monday.  In an announcement at the TechEd Conference on Monday, Microsoft’s General Manager for Office Julia White said its iPad suite, which includes native WordExcel and PowerPoint apps, has hit the 27 million download mark 46 days after its debut in March, reports Business Insider/ The news comes after the Redmond, Wash.-based company announced another milestone for the software suite in early April, when it was learned that the collective iPad apps were downloaded 12 million times in one week

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