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Microsoft release Office Mobile 6.1 (for real this time)

Office Mobile 6.1A few months ago, Microsoft accidentally published the download link for an updated version of Office Mobile and then quickly removed the file, which had not been meant for public release yet.

But now it looks like Office Mobile 6.1 is ready for prime time. If you've got a Windows Mobile 5.0 or Windows Mobile 6 phone or PDA, you'll want to grab this update.

The update is free for anyone who has an existing copy of Office Mobile, which should cover most Windows Mobile users. it adds support for Office 2007 documents including DOCX, XLSX and PPTX files. There's also enhanced viewing capabilities for Excel Mobile, the ability to add SmartArt in PowerPoint Mobile. Users can also view and extract files from ZIP folders.

If you don't have a previous version of Office Mobile, you can buy a full version of Office Mobile 6.1. This is the first time Microsoft will be offering a full version of Office Mobile for sale. We can't find a purchase link right now, so we're not sure how much Microsoft will be charging for Office Mobile 6.1 But odds are you can get it for free anyway.

[via msmobiles]

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