Box App For Windows Phone Updated With File Preview Support

Box team today announced the release of v1.5 of Box client for Windows Phone devices. This new updated bring some of the most awaited features such as File preview, ability to open Office documents in native Windows Phone Office client, etc,.

  • Preview documentswithout opening them: The real value of preview technology on a Windows Phone or Windows 8 device is in our unique ability to show previews of 75+ file types—we’re the only app capable of this in today’s marketplace. We’re going far beyond the typical Word document or PowerPoint presentation. Ever wanted to see an AutoCAD file on a mobile device? Or an Adobe Illustrator file? With Box, it’s all possible—no need to open other apps or spend time downloading the file.
  • Added support for Office documents and PDFs to open directly in Microsoft Office.
  • Designed a new wide cycle tile; pin our Live Tile to your Start screen at the largest size, and you’ll see your Box Updates feed rotate through it.
  • Finally, we also added the ability to see and edit file descriptions, as well as engage in discussions on a folder level, within our Box for Windows Phone app.

They have also updated their Windows 8 app with similar features.

Download it here from the Marketplace.

Source: Box



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