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Microsoft Teams now available for free in 40 languages

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San Francisco, July 13: Taking on professional collaboration tool Slack, Microsoft’s Teams is now available for free in 40 languages worldwide. Currently, more than 200,000 businesses across 181 markets globally use Teams — a hub for chatting, sharing documents, video and voice calling in Microsoft 365 — to collaborate and get work done. “Whether you’re a freelancer, a small business owner, or part of a team inside a large organization, you can start using Teams today,” Ron Markezich, Corporate Vice President for Microsoft, said in a statement on Friday.

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The free version, that can be used in an organization with up to 300 employees, will provide unlimited chat messages and search, built-in audio and video calling for individuals, groups, and full team meetups, 10GB of team file storage plus additional 2 GB per person for personal storage. It will also provide integrated, real-time content creation with Office Online apps, including built-in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote. The free version will give unlimited app integrations with over 140 business apps to choose from — including Adobe, Evernote, and Trello. (IANS)