Of course Dropbox is planning to challenge Google. And Microsoft and Apple, too.

People seem surprised by the recent leak about Dropbox’s Project Composer, which seems to be a tool to edit documents. Anyone paying attention would recall the acquisitions of MobileSpan — a provider of mobile apps for the secure editing of Office documents — and Cloudon, the company with the awesome iPad Word editor.

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People are just not paying attention.

Of course Dropbox will roll these tools out.

Update: Maggie Bignell was able to login to Composer, and it seems that it’s based on the Hackpad technology that Dropbox acquired in April 2014.

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source: Maggie Bignell

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