Maiofis – simple cloud-based alternative to Microsoft Office
Attempts to create a full replacement for Microsoft Office have been many times, however, whenever developers alternative office packages are not able to «hold on» to the level of the most popular office product Microsoft. Will it make Russian development company «New cloud», which presented its own software product «Maiofis» designed to work with office documents?
However, it should be clarified that «Maiofis» is a cloud – based product and you can position it as an alternative or replacement to the same cloud application, even if the same Microsoft Office 365. So, what is a «Maiofis» and what are its prospects? At the moment the project is in the testing stage, and to be able to register, you will need a promo code that you can try to request on the official page.
Note: get a promo code yet just the representatives of the companies (any), private user access is scheduled to open with the release of the autumn release.
«Maiofis» is available in the form of mobile applications for platforms iOS and Android, and the web version, which in this small review will focus on the.
The home page of the web application done in a minimalist style with the use of the currently popular flat elements. On it you can see five icons of the main applications of the service: «Documents», «Mail», «Contacts», «Profile» and «Calendar».
The app «Documents» allows to create only a test text documents and spreadsheets, but in the near future the developers will add the ability to create presentations. Simultaneous work on the text three people, but again it just yet. In future versions the number of sponsors will increase to 50. The «Profile» section contains various settings. Here the user can view and edit their information, change password, etc. Calendar that serves as a «reminder» allows you to create and manage events. Contacts are a convenient base to which you can add all sorts of data about employees, friends and relatives.
The Mail app deserves special attention. In addition to its own mail service, it also allows you to add other popular email services: Yahoo, Gmail, Outlook and so on. Like all apps cloud package, the Mail has a simple and nice interface, in which nothing is superfluous. You can sort, edit text, attachments.
Due to simplicity, intuitiveness and lack of obscure instruments which saturated modern office packages such as Microsoft Office, the product of Russian developers will be able to gain popularity not only among experienced, but also among novice users. However, by the time the official release of the cloud functionality of office will be extended, but this should not have a significant impact on its usability.