February 15, 2013 in Business (E)
[prMac.com] Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - AstralPad, a mobile productivity startup, is launching its iPad app that lets business users create professional office documents, and discuss them with their colleagues in real-time. The new app combines a full-featured Office productivity suite with the ability to work on multiple documents simultaneously, and share rich content across documents. It also integrates its Office features with live screen-sharing and video calling, in the same app.
"Business users love the iPad, but are hamstrung by the lack of an integrated Office Collaboration App for the platform", said Rahul Singh, Co-Founder and CEO of AstralPad. "If a mobile professional wants to create a detailed financial model, or a marketing presentation, and then discuss them with a colleague, they have to use multiple apps, that still don't get the job done. With a PC, they would launch Office, and their favorite web meeting and video calling applications. On the iPad, there was no way to do this, until now. AstralPad allows you to be productive and collaborate easily with your colleagues wherever you go".
AstralPad wants to lower the cost of productivity and collaboration software, just as tablets have lowered the cost of computing hardware. The company does not use third party Office software that require hefty licensing fees and is able to viably offer its core product for free. "Our pricing makes AstralPad disruptive in real sense of the word", says Singh.
AstralPad has been in private beta since October 2012 and was featured as a Top Ten Mobile Innovator for 2012 by MobiSparks.
* English, Chinese, French and Italian
* iPad 2 Wi-Fi, iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G, iPad, iPad Wi-Fi + 4G, iPad, iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular
* iPad mini and iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular
* Requires iOS 5.1 or later
* 18.6 MB
Pricing and Availability:
AstralPad Office Collaboration 1.0 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Business category.
AstralPad is simplifying office productivity and collaboration on your iPads. Business professionals can now multitask on their iPads by working on multiple Office documents simultaneously and collaborating live with remote colleagues by sharing their iPad screens. AstralPad was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Philadelphia. For more information, please visit AstralPad online. Copyright (C) 2011-2013 AstralPad, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.