Box adds support for the collaborative editing of Office Online files

Cloud storage provider Box has announced a new set of integrations with Microsoft Office, giving people new ways to share their work with others. These new features come as parts of Office Online, Office for iOS, and

Much like Dropbox with Office Online, Box now allows Office Online users to co-author files stored on the service in real time. This works across Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Online, and you can access old versions to reference older work whenever you need.

On Microsoft's Office apps for iPhone and iPad, Box can now be chosen as a default storage service, letting you more easily access all of your Box files for editing on the go. You can also open files from Box into an Office app, with any changes you make saved back to Box automatically.

Finally, Box will soon be integrated with This allows you to quickly find and share your Box files with co-workers, with all of your Box content available for easy access. integration will be rolling out to customers in the next few weeks.

Source: Box

Joseph Keller