Microsoft has good news for users of Word in Office 365 for the Mac, iPad and iPhone. The company is going to use artificial intelligence to translate text into eleven different languages. Until now, this was done with ‘neural machine translation’, but with the AI method the results of a translation should be significantly improved, according to Microsoft .
They explain it in the video below, alongside the other new features that the 365 version of Office for Mac is going to get. There is also new functionality for the touch bar, collaboration in a document and a new Resumé Assistant added, which works together with LinkedIn and makes it easier to create a CV that stands out and even to send it easily to employers. where you would love to have a job.
In another blog post Microsoft also announced that the iPad and iPhone users of Office 365 will also get a better integration of Outlook, which makes it possible to send e-mails. start on one platform and possibly finish it on the other, because the draft is automatically saved in the cloud. In the new Outlook app, there will also be an opportunity to see within an organization who the colleagues, manager and subordinates of an employee are. This function also uses AI to put people in the scheme that might normally be forgotten.
Note that this only applies to Office 365. An Office 2019 for the Mac should come, but we should not expect it until the end of the year. The subscription is currently the only possibility to use all these new features.