Word Viewer Gets OS X Support

Panergy has released a new version of icWord, bringing it to version 2.1. icWord is a Microsoft Word viewer designed for viewing Word or AppleWorks documents that originate on a PC. The latest version features OS X compatibility. According to Panergy:

Appleis move earlier this year to establish OS X as the default operating system compounded its user baseis compatibility problem of being Mac loyalists in a PC-centric world: File sharing between different operating systems and versions of AppleWorks became another time-consuming task. Panergyis latest release of icWord, its popular Microsoft Word viewer for the Mac, eases Mac usersi growing compatibility problems.

Now native to OS X, icWord 2.1 offers access to any AppleWorks or Microsoft Word document. Its improved functionality allows users to easily open, convert, view, print, and export files in the convenient RTF format. Full support for graphics, tables, footnotes, colors, and page attributes preserve all of a documentis original formatting, and new keyboard shortcuts make navigation truly simple.

You can find more information about the latest version of icWord at the Panergy Web site. The icWord upgrade is free for registered users, while the full version of icWord 2.1 is available for US$19.95.