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Review Microsoft Office Mobile
Your Office On The Go
Author: Jay Feldman
Date: 14 Jun 2017, tested on Samsung Galaxy S III (LTE)
Convenient interface, modern design, fully-featured free version
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Microsoft Office Mobile for Android is pretty amazing. It has the same look and feel of the desktop version, with a lot of the same powerful functionality. And best of all, it's free.
Microsoft Office Mobile is absolutely a must have app for just about anyone. Create Word docs, Excel spreadsheets and even some minimal Power point style presentations, all on the fly on your Android device. The integration with the desktop version is near seamless. A few times I forgot I was just using the mobile version because it performs strikingly well compared to the desktop program. There are oodles of sample documents, most all of which I have tweaked and will be using myself. All files can easily be saved to the cloud for secure backup and immediate availability on any other device. It's actually pretty amazing how much versatility they are offering in this free app. And so far, it has been completely devoid of ads or annoyances of any kind.
The interface is clean and simple with basic options like text formatting and even font color options. Truthfully, I think Google docs offers a slightly better interface. Bullets, paragraph formatting and text options were easier to access in Google's apps with Office. However, I do prefer how Microsoft combined both Word and Excel into one convenient app, while Google has decided to offer 2 separate apps for Sheets and Docs. Both have their strengths but it all comes down to personal preference.
ResumeMicrosoft Office Mobile is a solid app, though Google's versions of Excel and Word have a slightly better interface. Overall, really great free app with seamless desktop integration. I think Office offers more versatility overall, but Google's 2 individual apps are easier to use. I say get both and give them a try so you can decide for yourself which one works better in your world.