Microsoft has been constantly updating its Office apps for Android, most recently adding SVG file support. Now the company has released an important update for Word and Excel for Android, which brings support for new file types, most notably for PDF files in Word for Android.
Word for Android now supports 16 file formats
Microsoft Word for Android users will be able to read PDF files, but they still won't be able to edit them. Thanks to this update, Word for Android now supports a total of 16 file formats, most of which are read-only.
Binary documents (.doc)
Macro-enabled documents (.docm)
OpenDocument text (.odt)
Password Protected files
Rich text files (.rtf)
Plain text files (.txt)
Users of Word for Android can only edit Word documents (.docx), IRM-protected files and Password protected files.