Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Preview 5.5 Gets Microsoft Office, In-built PDF Reader, New Text & Signature Annotation

By on April 24, 2011

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Preview has been updated to next version 5.5. The new Mac OS X 10.7 Lion 5.5 features the ability to view Micro Soft Office files, New Text, and Signature Annotation and can perform PDF annotations too. It means that Preview 5.5 for Mac OS X 10.7 Lion has the enhanced features turning it to Full Screen App with new iPad –like buttons. Mac OS X’s Preview 5.5 app also incorporates an amazing way to view graphics and PDF documents without installing a third party Reader software just like Adobe Reader.

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion-Preview 5.5-1

New Preview 5.5 has the ability to open Microsoft Office documents (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc) allowing users to save their valuable time previously required for  installing Office just to view or print a document. Quick Look also presents a new button to open documents in Preview 5.5.

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion-Preview 5.5

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Preview 5.5 has been also enriched with a new Magnifier tool similar to the loupe in Aperture allowing users to have a closer look of the area selected on their documents or images.

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion-Preview 5.5-2

Preview 5.5 also features new annotations alongside to simple text, colored lines, arrows and rectangles or circle outlines. Moreover, Filled shapes, outlined text, and cartoon-like speech or thought bubbles can easily be annotated now with new Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Preview 5.5 version. Preview is also getting a new feature to snap your handwritten signature for insertion into documents.

Via: AppleInsider


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