Microsoft brings Office 365 to 96 new markets around the globe

The majority of new markets are concentrated in Africa, with additional new markets in South America the southwestern Pacific. According to Microsoft, Office 365 is now available in more than 246 markets worldwide, and in 44 languages. That means Office 365 is available in nearly every country on the planet, with a notable few exceptions like Cuba, Iran, Sudan, and others. You can check out the full list of Office 365 countries and languages at Microsoft.

New Outlook Markets

In addition to announcing new markets, Microsoft has offered a recap of new features that rolled out to Office 365 over the course of October. Specifically available in Word now for Office Insiders, Microsoft says it overhauled its translation tools, allowing you to translate sections of text or an entire document. Learning tools are also now available in Word for iPad, including Immersive Reader and Read Aloud.

Microsoft once again highlights OneDrive Files On-Demand, which is a handy syncing feature that made its return in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. OneDrive also now supports 3D files.

Visio Online also launched this month, bringing the diagramming tool to the web. Meanwhile LinkedIn profiles are now being integrated with, allowing you to view more information about the person with whom you're corresponding at a glance.

For more, check out Microsoft's recap for a full rundown of October's updates.

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