Google just announced that it’s adding native support for Microsoft’s Word, Excel, and PowerPoint formats — like .docx, .xls, and .ppt — which will let you do real-time collaboration in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides.
This morning, Google announced support would be coming to the commercial versions of those apps right now, namely G Suite, but the company now says they’re coming to regular users too, as soon as this month. G Suite customers should see support start to roll out in April or May.
Here’s the full list of supported file types, according to Google:
Word files: .doc, .docx, .dot
Excel files: .xls, .xlsx, .xlsm (macro enabled Excel files), .xlt
Powerpoint files: .ppt, .pptx, .pps, .pot
Yesterday, Google announced that it would let you create and collaborate on Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides files through Dropbox Business as well.