Excel documents are used by people and businesses all over the world. Given how often they contain sensitive information, it makes sense to keep them from the wrong eyes. Thankfully, it's easy to secure them with a password.
Many of us need to use Office apps from time to time -- but we may not want or need to pay for a constant subscription. Fortunately, there are ways to get those services without paying. Here's how to get Microsoft Office for free.
Microsoft is allowing business customers to try out Office 2019. The preview brings the latest features available on Office 365 to users who want a perpetual, rather than subscription, license of Microsoft's productivity suite.
The latest developer preview of Microsoft Teams shows the platform providing free access in the near future. Currently it requires an Office 365 subscription, pushing many potential customers to rival service Slack.
Microsoft has announced the next standalone version of its Office suite of software, Office 2019, will make its first public appearance in the middle of 2018 and will add a number of new features, including inking.
Microsoft has added a number of new inking functions to its Office 365 suite of applications which the new Surface Pen can readily take advantage of. It's looking to make the experience more artistically collaborative.
Microsoft is introducing some significant improvements to its OneDrive cloud storage service by way of a new, simplified sharing experience that now allows sharing from Windows File Explorer and MacOS Finder.
The Microsoft Teams developer platform, Microsoft Graph, and Office partner integrations all received announcements at Build 2017. The company is touting new ways for developers to tap into its base of 100 million Office 365 subscribers.
You can buy a license for Office or subscribe to Office 365. Either way, you get access to the Office suite and can connect those applications to Microsoft's various cloud services. How that process works is changing, however,
Microsoft has built a pattern of blogging about those new features along with its latest Office products. For March, the company released a major new feature to Excel, some OneNote improvements, and better Visio integration.
One weakness of Chrome OS is that it doesn't provide the best integration with Microsoft's productivity solutions. If that's important to a school, then Neverware's newest CloudReady version should be of some interest,
Not everyone wants to be tied to a cloud storage solution, but would rather work more directly with someone on co-creating a piece of work. Microsoft's Garage team has created a new solution for those folks called Project Lively.
The February update for Office Insiders on the Slow Ring offers up a number of new features aimed at making it easier to get started on new Office documents, clean up your writing, and more easily create better-looking documents.