February 10, 2015 update for Office Web Apps Server 2013 (KB2956101)

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2013

This article describes update KB2956101 for Microsoft Office Web Apps Server 2013 that was released on February 10, 2015. This update has a prerequisite.

Improvements and Fixes

  • Improves localization to make sure that the meanings are accurate in multiple languages.
  • Improves the usability of PowerPoint Web App so that you can record your screen and inking actions in a slide show. Also, you will be able to insert the recorded video into a PowerPoint presentation.
  • Fixes the following issues:
    • Assume that you open a PowerPoint presentation that contains one or more <emma:one-of> elements in PowerPoint Web App. When you save the presentation, the <emma:one-of>elements are lost.
    • Assume that you browse to a SharePoint 2013 document library by using an iPad. You open a Word document in the browser (Word Web App), and then you close the document. In this situation, this document is locked, and you cannot edit or check-out it.
    • When you use Microsoft Excel Web App to open a spreadsheet that contains one or more apps for Office, you receive the following error message:
      We couldn't connect to the catalog server for this app.

How to download and install the update

Windows Update

Use Windows Update to automatically download and install the update.

Download Center

This update is also available for manual download and installation from the Microsoft Download Center.

Update information

Restart information

You may have to restart the computer after you install this update.


To apply this update, you must have Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 that has Office Web Apps Server 2013 installed or Microsoft Office Web Apps Server 2013 Service Pack 1 installed.

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