Download Microsoft Office - Best Software & Apps

  • Microsoft Word 2016

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    Windows

    Microsoft's latest and greatest, with huge compatibility improvements

    8
    2802 votes
    • PROS: Every new feature is useful, Read Mode is fantastic, Easy to use, PDF compatibility
    • CONS: Requires some CPU power/memory, Still has some overhead
  • Microsoft Office 2010

    Home and Business 2010

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    Windows

    The quintessential productivity suite

    6
    30247 votes
    • PROS: Enhanced design in the 'ribbon' interface, Support for videos in PowerPoint, Lots of improvements in Outlook, Translation and screen capturing tools, Faster and lighter on system resources, Lets you share documents online in SkyDrive
    • CONS: None so far
  • Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 3

    (SP3)

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    Platform
    Windows

    Make Microsoft Office 2007 better than ever

    7
    2551 votes
    • PROS: Corrects bugs and improves performance, Includes all previous service packs, Free
    • CONS: None
  • Microsoft Office 2013

    15.0.5031.1000

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    Windows

    Free 30-day trial of Microsoft Office 2013 Professional Plus

    6
    13595 votes
    • PROS: Edit PDFs, Advanced multimedia features, Good touch navigation, Helpful new assistant
    • CONS: Almost forces the user to adopt cloud usage, Working on tablets is only possible up to a point
  • Microsoft Excel 2013

    15.0.5031.1000

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    Android
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    Smarter and easier workbooks

    6
    3381 votes
    • PROS: Quick analysis suggests best way to present data, Redesigned interface makes it easier to use, Insert photos from online sources, Automatic pivot table creation, Helpful error messages
    • CONS: Still intimidating to the novice
  • Microsoft Word 2013

    15.0.4805.1003

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    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    One of the best word processors gets even better

    6
    11306 votes
    • PROS: Ribbon interface is easier to navigate, Performance improvements all around, Great reading mode, Documents and settings synced with Skydrive, Easy photo import
    • CONS: No Windows XP support, No escape from the ribbon interface, Some tools are hard to find
  • Microsoft PowerPoint

    2010

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    Platform
    Windows

    The best presentation software around

    6
    22519 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Advanced editing features, Realtime preview of effects, Good sharing options, Various export formats
    • CONS: Some users dislike Ribbon interface
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

    15.0.4420.1017

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    Windows
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    iPhone

    Create presentations with ease

    6
    10576 votes
    • PROS: Useful prompter for secondary monitors, Pulls in photos and video from online services, Useful welcome screen, Save, share, and collaborate in the cloud, Ribbon and tools aren't distracting
    • CONS: Could be more streamlined for novices, Photo editing feels tacked on
  • Microsoft Office

    2007

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    Platform
    Windows

    Fully functional trial version of the quintessential productivity suite

    7
    19788 votes
    • PROS: Industry standard productivity suite, Includes feature-rich applications for text processing, math calculations, e-mail, presentations and more, Several editions available
    • CONS: Ribbon interface may be confusing
  • Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Office 2010

    (KB2460049) (64 bits)

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    Platform
    Windows

    The patch that gets Office 2010 up to date

    7
    504 votes
    • PROS: Outlook integration with Office 365, Syncing of OneNote with SkyDrive, Lots of improvements and corrections
    • CONS: Large size installer
  • Office 365 Home

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    Platform
    Windows

    Enjoy Microsoft Office in the cloud!

    6
    141 votes
    • PROS: Access your data and programs across up to five different devices including Smartphones, computers and tablets, Store your data in the cloud to ensure it is safe and access it anywhere you have internet access, Always have the most current Office software
    • CONS: If you ever stop your subscription, you lose access to applications, Requires an Internet connection to utilize
  • WPS Office 2016 Free

    10.2.0.5996

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Liberate Your Work with WPS Office 2016 for free

    6
    294 votes
    • PROS: Break away from using Microsoft Word, Drag and resize text on the page, Several free document templates, Free
    • CONS: Not as many features as Word
  • Microsoft Outlook 2013

    15.0.4420.1017

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    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Microsoft's flagship email program shows its age

    6
    1184 votes
    • PROS: Familiar interface, Handy popup calendar, Touch controls for touch screen devices, Pulls contact info from online sources
    • CONS: No threaded messaging, Annoying notifications, Monochromatic colors makes things hard to focus on
  • Office Home & Student 2016

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    Platform
    Windows

    Microsoft is modernizing their office and yours

    6
    1007 votes
    • PROS: Good for power users, Tell Me is incredibly useful, New colors are aesthetically pleasing
    • CONS: Just an incremental change for most users
  • Microsoft Publisher 2013

    15.0.4420.1017

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    Platform
    Windows

    Create publications with ease

    5
    1599 votes
    • PROS: Create and publish print documents with ease, Easily find pictures from sites such as Facebook and Flickr, Automatically save to cloud storage, Included in all PC versions of Office 2013
    • CONS: New clip art cannot be accessed when offline
  • Apache OpenOffice

    (OpenOffice.org) 4.1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A great (and free) alternative to Microsoft Office

    8
    6110 votes
    • PROS: Supports all popular document formats, Good integration of all components, Well designed interface, Useful templates and extensions
    • CONS: It takes up a lot of space, No email program
  • Microsoft Excel Viewer

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Look at Microsoft Excel documents without having the program

    6
    833 votes
    • PROS: Open Excel documents without Excel
    • CONS: Doesn't allow editing of documents
  • Office 2013 Service Pack 1

    (64-bit)

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    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Improve security, performance and stability of Microsoft Office 2013

    6
    66 votes
    • Microsoft Office 2010

      Professional Plus 14.0.4760

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      Platform
      Windows

      The productivity suite for professionals

      6
      2562 votes
      • PROS: Enhanced design in the 'ribbon' interface, Support for videos in PowerPoint, Lots of improvements in Outlook, Translation and screen capturing tools, Faster and lighter on system resources, Lets you share documents online in SkyDrive
      • CONS: None so far
    • LibreOffice

      Stable 5.0.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A great open source alternative to Microsoft Office

      7
      1881 votes
      • PROS: Open Source, Complete office productivity suite, Compatible with Microsoft Office
      • CONS: It takes time to learn certain advanced features
    Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
    #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
    12007197886.5Windows
    2Home and Business 2010302476.5Windows
    32010225196.4Windows
    415.0.5031.1000135956.2Windows
    515.0.4805.1003113065.8Windows, Android, iPhone