Spent all you money Christmas shopping but still want to have Microsoft Office available from your computer? Of course you do – Microsoft Office is the productivity suite of choice for both business and home use but the high cost can keep many folks away. Now you have some options.
If you’re buying a new computer – you’ll no longer have to shell out big bucks for Microsoft Word and Excel since Microsoft introduced Office Starter 2010. Most new computer systems will have Office Starter 2010 installed and ready to use. This pre-installed package includes simplified versions of Word and Excel, each supported by advertising. Here’s an introduction to Office Starter 2010: Click Here
Ok – even if you haven’t purchased a new computer lately, there’s a free option for you as well.
How about this…
Office Web Apps on SkyDrive are FREE for personal use and you get full access to Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote. Hosted in the cloud you can save your files on SkyDrive to share with multiple computers you have or you can share the documents you create with others.
Extend your Office experience to the Web
Whether you’re in the office, at home, or on the road, Microsoft Office Web Apps help you get more things done virtually anywhere and anytime. These convenient online companions to Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote offer you an easy way to access, view, and edit documents directly from your Web browser.1 Learn more about each of the Office Web Apps or watch the video.
1 Office Web Apps require SharePoint Foundation 2010 for business use or a free Windows Live ID for personal use, as well as an appropriate device, an Internet connection, and a supported Web browser. Supported browsers include Internet Explorer 7 or later for Windows, Safari 4 or later for Mac, and Firefox 3.5 or later for Windows, Mac, or Linux. There are some differences between the features of Office Web Apps and the Office 2010 programs.