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Questions about Android Tablet

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by victoriaannemanning, Oct 9, 2010.

  1. victoriaannemanning

    victoriaannemanning New Member
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    So I got an android tablet pc, and I wanted to know if there is any way for me to get Microsoft Word and Photoshop to work on it. I know I need to get an external, portable, harddrive, but to one those programs, and any others, do I need a different system? I have never used android before, so sorry if this seems stupid.
     

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  2. baillou2

    baillou2 Well-Known Member
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    As far as I know there is no Android/Linux version of MS Word or Photoshop. So your best bet would be to run these applications through some kind of emulator which I don't think exists for Android yet. The linux solution is called "Wine" and there's talk of porting to android, but as of yet, it doesn't exist.
     
  3. Pryomancer

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    Microsoft Word, perhaps, but Photoshop is far too intensive for a tablet spec device to run it.
     
  4. Martimus

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    What about Open Office? Would this work?

    Zoho.com has online word processing and more.

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  6. Martimus

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    Open Office requires Java... and I'm guessing a lot of memory to run efficiently. Open Office is now owned by Oracle and last I heard it's CEO, Larry Ellison, was still feuding with Google. For that reason I'm doubtful that an OO port exists for Android.

    Another choice might be Androffice
    Androffice - Office Suite for Android
     

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