Microsoft Office Sway, a new experience for sharing Content

Your mind is a beautiful landscape occupied with various good thoughts and ideas. Give them an expression from your browser or mobile with Microsoft Office Sway, a new app added to the ever-expanding Office portfolio. If you have just been back from a trip, driving some thousand miles, captured some stunning images along the way then, give a miss to Facebook or some Excel-related website for documenting it. Give Sway, a try! It can include text, photos and videos.

Microsoft Office Sway

Microsoft Office Sway

Sway’s built-in design engine eliminates the hassle of formatting your content by fitting all of it into a cohesive layout as you create and add content, further. The preview app has the scope of supporting different layout options. For instance, a Layout for your photos is a stack, where you can simply tap or click to see the next photo in the stack. And, if you feel adventurous or would like to add a different flavour, give layout a remix with the Remix! Checkout a layout and style Sway suggests. Don’t worry, your content is remains safe.


Want to add more content?? No Problem! As you add more of your content, Sway continues to analyze and arrange it based on the algorithms and design styles it incorporates.

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It is fairly easy to collect your content from a variety of sources right within Sway. Sway shows you the stuff you have stored in the cloud: just tap or click, drag, and drop it right onto your canvas, mentions Sway team. Built-in content sources include OneDrive, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, your devices. Embeds for content from sources other than the ones mentioned above is expected soon.

Don’t bother about exact pixel heights and widths. Just tap or click the image in your Sway and tap or click the star icons to finalize it. Once done, your sway is ready and ready to be shared with an audience right away. One feature, you may like from the app developers – Sway adapts to fit the device that it’s viewed on (large or small). Other, a Sway is cloud native: you can just drop in your content from your cloud storage to your devices or your social networks.


So, gear up to give your ideas best treatment with Sway. Because, Ideas that cross your mind deliberately or inadvertently have no borders, edges, page breaks, cells or slides. Request an invite to join Sway and propose changes you like, if any. Read more about it here and at TWC Forums.

You might want to take a look at this Microsoft Office Sway Online tutorial.

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