Download Office Apps - Best Software & Apps

  • Google Drive

    1.3.33.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Cloud storage and document support

    7
    901 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, 5 GB of free storage, Connects to Google account
    • CONS: Moderate learning curve, Paid storage a little more expensive than other services
  • Wine

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Run Windows Apps On Almost Anything

    8
    11 votes
    • PROS: Free and always will be, Runs software like MS Office without issues
    • CONS: A few annoying bugs, Some bad fonts when using OSX
  • ABBYY PDF Transformer

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Convert, create and transform PDF documents

    6
    243 votes
    • PROS: Good selection of languages, Supports Bates stamping, Can password protect and restrict documents, Good options for Excel documents
    • CONS: Abbby Screenshot Reader needs registration, Complex trial version restrictions, Must operate from start menu
  • Microsoft InfoPath

    2010

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create all sorts of forms in a familiar environment

    5
    169 votes
    • PROS: Includes two apps: Designer and Filler, Includes many form templates, Very well documented, Nice interface design
    • CONS: Not for beginners
  • Parallels Access

    2.5.0.29444

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Access Mac and PC applications on your Android device

    9
    6 votes
    • PROS: Allows you to access PC and Mac apps on the move, More powerful alternative to Microsoft Office for Mobile
    • CONS: Speed depends on reliable internet connection
  • PhraseExpress

    10.5.22

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Insert frequently-used text automatically

    5
    546 votes
    • PROS: Uses keyboard combinations to insert text snippets, Expands Clipboard capacities, Corrects what you write automatically, Highly detailed configuration options
    • CONS: None
  • Parallels Access

    Client

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    PC client for Parallels Access

    7
    1 vote
    • PROS: Allows you to access PC and Mac apps on the move, More powerful alternative to Microsoft Office for Mobile
    • CONS: Speed depends on reliable internet connection
  • IBM Lotus Symphony

    1.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Completely free office suite for docs, sheets and presentations

    6
    14 votes
    • PROS: Completely free suite, Convenient "Home" window to access all included apps, Exports documents to PDF
    • CONS: Not as complete as other suites, Can't import Office visual styles
  • Microsoft Office Academic

    2011

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    The quintessential productivity suite for college students

    5
    142 votes
    • PROS: Much better OS X integration, Integration with SkyDrive and SharePoint, Lots of new and interesting templates, Collaboration possible via Office Web Apps, Outlook is now included (previously Entourage), Ribbon and Spotlight integration
    • CONS: No Mac version of OneNote, Home and Student don't include Outlook, Outlook doesn't sync with iPhones, Only includes main components of Office
  • IdiomaX Office Translator

    5.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Translate documents directly from Microsoft Office

    9
    98 votes
    • PROS: Includes specialized dictionaries, Support for several languages, Works with all apps in Microsoft Office
    • CONS: Trial version is very limited, Not very comfortable to use
  • DBFree V4

    4.0.71

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Build and run web apps and web sites for desktops and mobiles directly from home, office or the cloud

    -
    No votes yet
    • GSuite

      License
      buy
      Platform
      Web Apps

      GSuite offers Google online apps for business

      10
      1 vote
      • PROS: Simple, easy-to-use apps, Regular updates promised, Excellent mobile support, Affordable pricing
      • CONS: Fewer features than some competitors
    • Google Drive

      License
      free
      Platform
      Web Apps

      Your documents everywhere

      7
      14 votes
      • PROS: Great collaboration tools, Auto saves your documents, Supports all file types, Great support with mobile apps, Syncs between all your devices, Offline editing
      • CONS: Too much unused 'white space' , Somewhat cluttered interface
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