A review of the subscription-based software platform--and why it could warrant paying its fee. The company now offers Word, Excel and others at no cost on most mobile devices. Those who primarily use iOS and Android mobile devices can probably stick with free apps. What's right for you comes down to whether you need a PC or can get things done with just your smartphone or tablet. Here's what to consider. Microsoft offers Word for text documents, Excel for spreadsheets, PowerPoint for presentations, Outlook for email and OneNote for organization--all for free. Access for databases and Publisher for desktop publishing aren't available yet. I'm writing this review on Word using an iPad and Android tablets from Samsung and Google--the latter with a wireless keyboard. I've edited documents on an iPhone and am pleased it has the same features that are available on the iPad, though with some menu changes to account for the smaller screen. I'm still not totally used to the mobile apps, especially for cutting and pasting text in Word and inserting cells in Excel spreadsheets.
However, although it is easy to spot what Windows version you are using just by looking at what your desktop looks like, knowing what version of Office you use can be a bit trickier. If you need this information, in this tutorial we show you four different ways in which to discover the exact version of Office that you are using: Start Microsoft Word or any other Office app and look at the splash screen When you start any Microsoft Office app, before it loads, it quickly displays a Starting screen. This screen is shown for a second or two, and it tells you the name of the app that you are using and the version. Here is the starting screen for Word, in Microsoft Office
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Jan 10, - On the File screen, click “Help” in the list of items on the left. On the right side of the File screen, you'll see which edition of Office you're running. Under About Microsoft Word (or other Office program), the exact version and build number is listed, along with whether the program is bit or bit. Aug 19, - Simple Steps to See Which Version of Microsoft Office You Have Box, type 'About Microsoft Excel', 'What Version of Office Am I Using? Feb 21, - The days when you could just 'buy' the latest version of Office are long gone, but do you need to pay for it at all? We look at Microsoft's many.