Comparing Google Docs with Office Web Apps

Written by Amit Agarwal on May 13, 2010

This video screencast from a product manager at Microsoft explains one critical difference between Google Docs and Office Web Apps when used with the desktop version of Microsoft Office.

When you upload Office files to Google Docs, the file is converted into another format thus losing some of the formatting and other unsupported features. Office Web Apps on the other hand won’t convert the document and hence everything is preserved.

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