In a nod to the growing popularity of Bitcoin, Microsoft Excel – the most popular and widely used spreadsheet program in the world, will provide native support for the cryptocurrency’s format within the program.
The Microsoft Office software suite, a collection of various programs which altogether makes for the most popular and widely used office software program in the world will soon be including support for the currency format of Bitcoin, through its spreadsheet program Excel.
The revelation is shown as a part of the software suite’s roadmap. The Office 365 roadmap lists all the updates that have been considered by Microsoft’s team of developers for the Office 365 suite as new features rolled out as updates for the program.
The features are marked in various stages of their integration into the Office software suite. Different categories show the stages of developments for features and support for the Bitcoin currency format is currently marked under “In development.”
The update, currently in development and testing phase among 84 other updates for the feature reads: