By William Gallagher Thursday, January 24, 2019, 10:24 am PT (01:24 pm ET) Now you can download Microsoft Word, Excel and most of the rest of the suite from Apple's Mac App Store, and sign up for a subscription with an in-app purchase.Microsoft Office 365 on the App Store After being teased at the 2018 WWDC, The macOS version of Microsoft Office 365 has launched on the Mac App Store. The individual apps including Word, Excel and PowerPoint have previously been available for the Mac only on Microsoft's own Office 365 website while the iPhone and iPad editions have long been on the iOS App Store. The major Microsoft Mac apps are downloadable for free if you just want to read documents. The Office 365 subscription service can be paid for with an in-app purchase from inside any of the apps commensurate with the Office 365 subscription price. During the unveil of the new Mac App Store at WWDC, Apple said that Microsoft, Adobe, Panic and more would be either coming or returning to the … [Read more...] about Fulfilling a WWDC promise, Microsoft Office 365 arrives on the Mac App Store
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as expected, the Microsoft Office 365 suite is now available to download from the Mac App Store. The bundle includes six apps — including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint — each of which can also be downloaded individually. They are free to obtain, but you’ll need a subscription to unlock even basic features in most of them.In addition to the three aforementioned apps, the Office 365 bundle also includes OneNote and OneDrive, which were already available from the Mac App Store, and Outlook. download all six apps simultaneously, or choose the ones you want. But don’t be deceived by the free downloads. Why download Office from the Mac App Store? The biggest reason for doing so is convenience: It’s much easier to download apps from the Mac App Store than it is to find download links on the web, especially when you’re setting up a new Mac from scratch. What’s more, Mac App Store updates are a lot more seamless than traditional Microsoft Office … [Read more...] about Microsoft Office 365 available now from the Mac App Store
Apple has already begun promoting the suite, which includes Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, in several countries around the world, while Microsoft has published a new support document that explains how to activate Office from the Mac App Store. Microsoft already offers a bunch of apps through the Mac App Store, including OneDrive and OneNote. However, the Office suite has always been a notable omission. support documents related to Office downloads from the Mac App Store — including one that details how to activate its apps. And it’s not all good news for Office users. An Office 365 subscription is a must Microsoft explains that an Office 365 subscription is required for apps downloaded from the Mac App Store. If you don’t have one, you will only be able to use them in reduced functionality mode. If you opted for a one-time Office license instead — this includes Home & Business, Home & Student, and Volume Licenses — you’ll need to download … [Read more...] about Microsoft Office 365 is almost ready for the Mac App Store
Cheapskates don't use Microsoft Office. Or, at least, they don't pay for it: Microsoft offers pretty decent freebie versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint that live in your browser.And let's not forget the various free alternatives, like Google Docs, LibreOffice and WPS Office.All that being said, I like a good deal, and this is a good deal: Today only, Amazon is offering a 12-month Office 365 Home subscription for $54.99 -- the lowest price I can ever recall seeing. It normally sells for $100 (though has been selling at $80 for a while).See it at AmazonThis version supports up to six users, and those users don't all have to be in your house. Each person gets a 1TB OneDrive cloud account, which is definitely one of the bigger value-adds here. You also get Publisher, which is one of the few remaining desktop-publishing tools, and Outlook, one of the few remaining full-featured mail clients.The regular $100 annual price bugs me. I'd really like to see Microsoft drop it to $50 -- but that … [Read more...] about Microsoft Office 365 Home: Worth it at $55?
With the Windows 10 October 2018 release now back under way Microsoft has announced that users can sign in to its main websites from Edge without a password. Edge on Windows 10 1809 comes with support for WebAuthn, the W3C standard for password-free sign-in to websites that's also being supported by Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. WebAuthn enables sign-in to websites from Edge using biometrics, such as a face or fingerprint scan with Windows Hello, as well as FIDO2-compliant security keys like Yubico's YubiKey and the Feitian BioPass key. For Windows users, it means they'll be able to sign in to a range of Microsoft apps and websites from Edge either by using Windows Hello or FIDO2-compliant security keys. The advantage over passwords is that it's harder to fall victim to phishing attacks, and users don't need to worry about entering a username and password. Users will be able to use the new method to sign in to accounts on Outlook.com, Office 365, Skype, … [Read more...] about Windows 10: Now it’s tap or look to sign in to Outlook, Office 365, OneDrive, Skype