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Microsoft Office free: how to install the suite on Windows 10

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Need to install Microsoft Office for free on Windows 10? There is a simple way to do this, thanks to the web version of the office suite that offers the same functionality, and the ability of Microsoft Edge to install sites as applications on your computer.

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The cheapest boxed version of the Microsoft Office 2019 suite is rated 149 on the Microsoft Store. And yet, there is a 100% free and legal method to get all the applications of the suite on your Windows 10 computer. Microsoft has indeed followed the example of Google by launching a free version of its suite in the cloud. The difference with Google Docs is that Microsoft’s web applications take almost all of the functionality of real Windows applications.

So, if you have internet access, a Microsoft account and a Windows 10 PC you can, thanks to a tip, ultimately have the same result as if you had purchased the suite, but without paying anything. All this thanks to the magic of progressive web apps.

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How to install Microsoft Office for free on Windows 10

Here's how:

  1. Open the page www.office.com in the browser Edge
  2. Once connected with your Microsoft account open Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook or any other application in the suite
  3. Open the menu Morebrowser
  4. Click onInstall this site as an app
  5. Repeat steps 2, 3 and 4 for each application

As with Google Docs, you get OneDrive online storage for your documents. The free version of Office 365 already offers 5 GB which is enough to store many documents from the suite. Note that in any case you can always save your files to the hard drive. And even export documents to other formats, including PDF and open equivalents of Office files.

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