PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WPS Office, Kingsoft Office Software, today announced it has partnered with Sydney-based One Education to provide its popular Android software, WPS Office, to primary school students throughout Australia.
One Education, a One Laptop per Child spinoff, is dedicated to ushering in a new approach to primary education around the world, with the goal of ensuring that every child in a classroom or school receives a low cost and robust XO device.
Through this partnership, WPS Office will be preloaded on the organization's Android XO tablets that are distributed to disadvantaged children in Australia. With over 300 million users worldwide, WPS Office for Android is the most widely used free mobile office suite, allowing users to view, edit and share almost any file type including PDF and Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel documents.
"Kingsoft is honored to be a part of One Education's non-profit education initiative to empower educators and inspire children through innovative use of affordable technology," said Mr. Ke Ge, CEO, Kingsoft Office Software. "Using WPS Office will provide state-of-the-art features and unparalleled versatility to students, allowing them to create amazing documents and collaborate when needed in groups or class-wide – all for free."
"We determined that the WPS Office app is the most sophisticated software on the market and it is available for free, making it a very powerful combination for the non-profit community," Rangan Srikhanta, CEO, One Education said. "WPS Office's versatility -- combined with ease of use -- will be a strong addition to our 50,000 XO devices and the educational community."
More information on One Education is available at www.one-education.org.
About Kingsoft Office Software, Inc.
Palo Alto-based Kingsoft Office Software is a leading, global developer of office software solutions. With over 700 million registered users worldwide, its flagship WPS Office product is one of the world's most popular, cross-platform office solutions, allowing users to view, create and share any office document on almost any mobile device or PC. More information can be found at: www.wps.com and by following @WPS_Office on Twitter and liking facebook.com/kingsoftwps.
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