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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions - Site Assistance' started by Odin, May 11, 2010.

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    Hey everyone.
    New guy from Massachusetts here. Just picked up my new iPad. Haven't gotten to do much to it yet but I can't wait to play with it. Can anyone give me the low down on some good apps? I am looking for something to view word, excel, pdf's and stuff like that. Looking forward to chatting with everyone.
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    Welcome Odin! I used to live around Baastan.

    I don't have any personal experience as I now live far from Boston :) and am waiting on international availability, but most people recommend GoodReader for PDF files. I've already bought that in advance.

    Someone was just talking about a really good app to read Office files, but I don't remember which one. Someone will pop in here to give more advice.
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    Welcome!

    Goodreader is excellent for viewing PDF's, Word and Excel files. I think it's still 99 cents in the app store. But, it is for viewing only, not editing.....
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    Thanks for the reply NumbLock and Bremen. I really only need it for viewing so that should be pretty good. How does it transfer the files? Is there a way to put them into iBooks or something like that?
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    Welcome from Germany.

    You should also have a look at "Office HD", it's $6 and lets you edit Word and Excel files.
    Pretty nice, but not as good looking as the iWork apps from Apple (which are all together $30).
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    Yep, that was the app I was trying to think of earlier!
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    Sounds good. Thanks everyone for the replies. I will be checking into them. When you transfer them, do they go anywhere special?
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    Welcome to the forums, hope to see you around!!:)

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