Microsoft Company recently became the talk of the town with their latest release of Windows 10 and enhancement in the features of Outlook, and Office 365 Pro Plus. We often think that Microsoft Office suite comes with free with every user’s Windows device. But the truth is nothing as such happens in actual.
There are ways to get Windows 10 for free that includes MS-Word for PC, Android, and iOS. If you recently purchased new device and wanted to install MS-Office or Office.com/setup suite for free. So given below are the various ways to get it free and there are numerous free alternative Office suites that goes compatible with MS versions.
Download the free Office Apps for iOS, Android and Windows
Microsoft Company plans for Office suite, to get download in the mobile Apps for free. The mobile operating system- Windows 10, Android and iOS, one can download the Office apps for free like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
While these apps are free for any devices but they don’t let you access them fully, as the full functions is put up for Office 365 subscribers.
The apps only allow you to open and read the documents for free but you can create and edit on them on a device whose screen is smaller than 10.1 inches. It’s clear by now that you can edit the Word documents from the Smartphone or tablet but you can only view from the PC, laptop or any bigger tablet.
On iOS device, it is simpler as well that you can create and edit documents for free on any iPhone, regular iPad, or iPad Air or Mini. But iPad Pro users can only view the files.
In the smaller screen device, one can get the ‘core’ MS-Office experiences, with some editing tools and features, which the free users can’t experience. The apps like –
Windows 10 Apps
Office 365 for free
To view the documents alone and with the screen space bigger than 10.1, is the demand for all the users of PC, laptop or tablet users. The easy way to get this demand fulfill is by signing up for MS-Office 365, cloud- based subscription service.
Microsoft use up the same apps which are been listed above, just by unlocking their full feature set on any of the devices and by saving the work in the cloud, to get access anytime anywhere.
But the good news is there are one- month free trial of Office 365, to try it for free.
Free MS-Office alternatives
If you wish to enjoy more functionality than the Office apps provides you for free, on the other hand, you don’t want to pay a single penny for it. Other than Office 365, there are various alternatives to MS-Office, which are free.
The user may try for LibreOffice- regularly updates, allows you to open and save the documents in MS-Formats.
If you don’t like that then you can try other alternatives such as WPS Office, Free Office and Google Docs, which has now became a part of Google Drive.
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