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Microsoft Releases a Firefox Addon

Microsoft has today released a plug-in for Firefox that allows Open XML documents to be viewed within the popular open source browser.

The software giant said that its new Open XML Document Viewer works within Firefox and can be used on Windows and Linux platforms without needing a local installation of MS Office.

Microsoft said its new Firefox-friendly OXML* viewer would improve translations between formats including "direct interoperability" from OXML to HTML formats.

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Bladestar3696d ago (Edited 3696d ago )

what would you do without Microsoft? You anti-microsoft people live your lives based on conspiracy theories revolving about the Microsoft empire that is there to kidnap your dog in order to transform them into dragons!

Relax this plug in is just to support the direction in which office is going (web based)... if it will it has to make sure it's supported by all major browsers...

damn if they do and damn if they don't... at least microsoft recognize that making future version work only in IE would be a bad thing.

Tony P3696d ago

"You anti-microsoft people live your lives based on conspiracy theories revolving about the Microsoft empire that is there to kidnap your dog in order to transform them into dragons!"

That would actually be pretty cool because dogs are loyal so you'd have a loyal pet dragon

iNcRiMiNaTi3696d ago

k. next a browser for the 360? prolly not but would be handy

OMGLOLZ3696d ago

Oh dammit, somebody else already said this.

funkeystu3696d ago

doesn't matter - it was a good enough call for it to be repeated - I lol'd