AskIT: Mac vs Windows Platforms

Are you a Mac user living in a Windows world? CanvasIT’s Laura Ingle explains how various Mac platforms translate on Windows devices.

When you open a document on a Mac computer, you have several different options. Apple has its own software.

You can use:

  • Pages (like Word for Windows)
  • Numbers (like Excel)
  • Keynote (like PowerPoint)

You can open, edit and send documents in a way they can also be utilized in a Windows platform. When you save documents on a Mac device, just be sure to save the document as a Word, Excel, PowerPoint or PDF document.

Micah Laughlin
mlaughlin@canvasit.com

Micah Laughlin is the founder of Canvas IT and a leader in technology management services, supporting organizations of all sizes and helping them to thrive in spite of IT challenges and organizational changes. His first-hand experience with Service Desk Outsourcing companies led him to create a better way of doing IT outsourcing, the way he’d want it done. Today his philosophy carries on at Canvas IT as he creates a custom solution for each client just the way they’d want it done. Micah’s service desk management philosophy has supported dozens of growing businesses, adding value to the IT services they provide. Prior to founding Canvas IT, Micah spent more than 24 years managing IT operations – with 18 spent balancing the need for open, flexible systems with the restrictions of the highly-regulated healthcare industry.



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