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  • Microsoft Office 2010

    Home and Business 2010

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    Windows

    The quintessential productivity suite

    7
    31349 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 Word 2013

    15.0.5085.1000

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    Windows
    Android
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    One of the best word processors gets even better

    6
    11995 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 Office 2010

    Professional Plus 14.0.4760

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    Windows

    The productivity suite for professionals

    6
    2672 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 Access 2013

    15.0.4420.1017

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    Windows

    Turn your database into an Access web app

    6
    918 votes
    • PROS: Easily create Access apps from templates, Access apps function as a SharePoint, Share data with SkyDrive across the cloud, Can import Access 2010 and Excel files
    • CONS: Removed some Query designs and Upsizing Wizard, Less focus on traditional databases
  • Windows Essentials

    16.4.3503.0728

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    Platform
    Windows

    Microsoft's essential apps to get you started

    7
    685 votes
    • PROS: Great package of apps to get started with, Windows Movie Maker still excellent, Live Mail is a solid app for those without Outlook, Many useful features in Photo Gallery, SkyDrive integration is unobtrusive
    • CONS: Live Messenger struggling to stay relevant, Live Writer is very basic
  • Microsoft Office Mobile

    15.0.4806.2000

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    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Access, view and edit your Microsoft Office documents on your mobile

    7
    134 votes
    • PROS: Viewing documents is clear and simple, Supports sharing via SkyDrive or SharePoint, Offers quick, easy access to your online docs, Add comments to documents
    • CONS: Editing features are limited, Few templates
  • WinZip for Windows 10

    1.1.159

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    Windows

    Zip and unzip with style

    7
    103 votes
    • PROS: Impeccable design, File encryption, Easy to navigate, Compatible with Dropbox, Drive, SkyDrive
    • CONS: Only .zip and .zipx files, "Empty" kind of look
  • 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
    559 votes
    • PROS: Outlook integration with Office 365, Syncing of OneNote with SkyDrive, Lots of improvements and corrections
    • CONS: Large size installer
  • Microsoft Excel 2011

    for Mac Preview 14.0.0

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    Platform
    Mac

    Microsoft Excel better than ever for Mac

    5
    325 votes
    • PROS: Much better OS X integration, Integration with SkyDrive and SharePoint, Lots of new and interesting templates, Ribbon and Spotlight integration, Document sharing and colloboration much improved, Integrated with Office 365
    • CONS: Doesn't support 64-bit
  • Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Office 2010

    (KB2460049) (32 bits)

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The patch that gets Office 2010 up to date

    6
    643 votes
    • PROS: Outlook integration with Office 365, Syncing of OneNote with SkyDrive, Lots of improvements and corrections
    • CONS: Large size installer
  • Microsoft Office 2011

    for Mac 14.2.5

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    Mac

    The latest version of Office for Mac

    5
    613 votes
    • PROS: Much better OS X integration, Integration with SkyDrive and SharePoint, Lots of new and interesting templates, Outlook is now included (previously Entourage), Ribbon and Spotlight integration, Document sharing and colloboration much improved
    • CONS: No Mac version of OneNote, Home and Student don't include Outlook, Outlook doesn't sync with iPhones
  • Microsoft Powerpoint 2011

    for Mac 14.0.0

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    Mac

    Microsoft Office's excellent presentation tool

    5
    603 votes
    • PROS: Much better OS X integration, Integration with SkyDrive and SharePoint, Lots of new and interesting templates, Allows adding of multimedia, Ribbon and Spotlight integration, Document sharing and colloboration much improved
    • CONS: Doesn't work with Keynote, Records audio but not video
  • Office Home & Business 2013

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    Platform
    Windows

    Enhanced version of Office including Outlook

    5
    118 votes
    • PROS: Edit PDFs , Advanced multimedia features , Good touch navigation , Helpful new assistant, Includes Outlook, Includes 7GB of SkyDrive storage, Suitable for Home users with small business needs
    • CONS: Almost forces the user to adopt cloud usage , Working on tablets is only possible up to a point
  • CarotDAV

    1.9.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Websites & blogs program for Windows

    8
    4 votes
    • syncDriver for SkyDrive

      2.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      syncDriver for SkyDrive

      8
      25 votes
      • Explorer for OneDrive

        2.9

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Navigating OneDrive Easily

        8
        32 votes
        • PROS: Access files remotely, Create playlist and stream music, Manage folders from device, Move files from devices to OneDrive
        • CONS: Requires Microsoft OneDrive account, Needs direct sharing link, Limits some file formats to transfer, Comes with file limit size
      • Cloudfogger

        1.5.42

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Free File Encryption for Dropbox, SkyDrive, Google Drive and the Cloud

        8
        14 votes
        • Face Swap

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows Phone

          Change faces with your friends!

          6
          19 votes
          • PROS: Easy to use, Camera and web access, Share on Facebook, Twitter and SkyDrive, Automatic
          • CONS: The results aren't always desirable!
        • SDExplorer Base

          3.1.0.493

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Manage Microsoft Live SkyDrive as a local drive

          7
          102 votes
          • PROS: Manage your virtual drive just like a local drive, Perfectly embedded in Windows Explorer
          • CONS: A bit slow sometimes
        • Microsoft Office Academic

          2011

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          Platform
          Mac

          The quintessential productivity suite for college students

          5
          143 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
        Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
        #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
        116.4.3503.07286856.6Windows
        2Home and Business 2010313496.5Windows
        3Professional Plus 14.0.476026726.4Windows
        415.0.5085.1000119955.9Windows, Android, iPhone
        515.0.4420.10179185.8Windows
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