Thursday, April 07, 2011

Microsoft Office Web Application : Free Software

Microsoft Office Web Apps work in most popular web browsers—Internet Explorer, Safari, and Firefox. Now, teachers and students can use these online companions on virtually any computer (PC or Mac).
  • Use for free. Office Web Apps are available free through Windows Live SkyDrive. To access Web Apps, teachers and students simply use a Windows Live account, such as Windows Live Hotmail, Xbox LIVE, or Windows Messenger.
  • Share presentations. Teachers and students can easily work on PowerPoint presentations from school, home, the library, or virtually any computer with a supported web browser.
  • Enjoy equal access. Workgroups can collaborate—even if other teachers or students don’t have Microsoft Office installed* and even if they have a different or older version of Microsoft Office
  • Office Web Apps are:
    • Online companions to Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, Word 2010, Excel 2010, and OneNote 2010.
    • Available free through Windows Live SkyDrive using a Windows Live ID.
    • A smart way to get work done outside of class.
    • An easy way to collaborate with colleagues and student workgroups.
Whether you’re in the office, at home, or on the road, Microsoft Office Web Apps help you get more things done virtually anywhere and anytime. These convenient online companions to Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote offer you an easy way to access, view, and edit documents directly from your Web browser.

For personal use:

Office Web Apps on SkyDrive are available for free.