capsule review

Office Tab (64-bit version)

At a Glance
  • Generic Company Place Holder Office Tab (64-bit version)

Note: This review addresses v5.2 of the software.

Office Tab solves one of Microsoft Office's shortcomings: How to handle multiple documents open in different windows. Unlike Web browsers, Office doesn't use tabs, so you can't see at a glance all the documents you're working on, and it's not easy to switch between them. Office Tab solves the problem by putting tabs on Office, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Every time you create or open a new document, that document runs in its own tab. To switch between tabs, simply click on the one you want to use. You can also use keyboard shortcuts to switch as well.

You can also customize how the tabs work, for example, by determining where to place them, what shortcuts to use, and whether to hide the Tabs bar when only one tab is open.

At $25, Office Tab isn't overly expensive. If you often find yourself fumbling around when switching between open documents, it may well be worth it for you.

Note: This software comes in 32-bit and 64-bit versions. This is the 64-bit version, which is for 64-bit PCs running a 64-bit OS. If your PC is running a different supported OS, please download the 32-bit version instead.

--Preston Gralla

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At a Glance
  • Generic Company Place Holder Office Tab (64-bit version)

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