Service Brings Word to iPhone

Glide Mobile, the online file sharing and transcoding service, announced Thursday that it now enables Apple iPhone users to view, edit, format and share MS Word documents from their iPhone.

The service works with Mac OS X, Windows and Linux, and enables you to share your computer's documents and files online. You have total control over who can see your files and which files are available, and it works with many different manufacturers' cell phones. Glide Mobile also provides transcoding capabilities, so the version of the file you look at it optimized for your cell phone's viewing capabilities and networking speed. That extends to multimedia files including video and audio, as well.

Glide Write 2.0 is the service's integrated word processing application, and it enables you to create documents on mobile devices and collaborate on them with other users. Glide Write can also automatically sync and convert Word documents for access on the your iPhone, and lets you open and edit multiple Word docs. Formatting features include bold, italic, underline, bullets, 40 symbols, and HTML source editing and preview modes. You can also export documents created on your iPhone to Word, PDF and RTF.

Glide Mobile has also announced support for new phones, including the LG VX8700, Nokia E-61, Nokia 6300 and Motorola KRZR phones.

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