How to use Microsoft Office for free online | Word, Excel or PowerPoint

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What is Microsoft Office and what programs does it offer?

Microsoft Office is an office design software package. It was developed by an American company called Microsoft Corp.

Exactly this program package refers to a set of applications that allow you to carry out office activities. In other words, these series of tools are able to optimize the daily activities of an office.

Microsoft Office is a licensed program, so in order to use it you need to purchase it. Just as it is important to respect each of its conditions, for example, not to make copies for profit, among other rules.



What programs does Microsoft Office offer?

Among the programs offered by the Microsoft Office suite we have: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Access, Microsoft OneNote and Microsoft Publisher. The first three are the most used.

  • Microsoft Word: its purpose is to create professional documents. Offering different options, with which making any document will be easy and simple.
  • Microsoft Excel: Specially designed for preparing numerical data sheets.
  • Microsoft PowerPoint: for creating slides only. With which you can include video, audio, text, animations, hyperlinks, change the design of a slide, add templates and much more.
  •  Microsoft Outlook- primarily designed for email management.
  • Microsoft Access: this program is intended to create databases.
  • Microsoft Publisher: Special for creating printed documents, such as brochures, brochures, catalogs, newsletters, among others.
  • Microsoft OneNote: This program has been designed to make it easier for you to take notes and collect all kinds of information. It is also possible to create shared blogs.

Now, after getting to know Microsoft Office programs, it is important to note that the operation of each is simple in terms of execution. Since its interface is simple, through which it allows different tools that facilitate the carrying out of different activities.



How to use Microsoft Office for free online?

One of the most effective methods to work with Microsoft Office is online, as this way your information is automatically saved and therefore you do not run the risk of losing a file or document. Likewise, using the technique that we will explain below, you will not have to pay.

Best of all, there is no need to download the programs to yours PC, tablet or smartphone, because everything is done online. To do this, you only need the internet and a web browser. Since Office Online is a version of the famous Microsoft software suite.


Please note that each file will be automatically stored in Microsoft OneDrive, therefore, in the event of an accidental exit from the program or if your computer or device turns off at the wrong time, you will not run the risk of losing your information.

You must have a Microsoft account to perform this procedure. If you don't have it, you can get it on Microsoft's website. It is therefore necessary access the website Office Online. Once you enter the site, what you need to do is click on the program icon interests you.


The system will then ask you to log in with your account Microsoft, work or school. Choose what you have available. After that you can choose the template in which you want to create the file or document.

It is good to keep in mind that everything is blocked online, so it will be saved as you formulate it. This means that you don't need to manually save it.

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