Free Office for Android and iOS: the best office apps on mobile

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Do you want to read and edit Word, Excel, PowerPoint documents, view PDFs on your smartphone? Here are the best office apps for editing Office files on Android and iOS/iPadOS. Microsoft offers mobile versions of its applications on the Play Store and the App Store, but there are other no less interesting alternatives.

It is not as easy to edit Word, Excel or PowerPoint documents on smartphone as on PC. However, we are increasingly working with this kind of file from mobile devices. Making small changes or even editing a complete text on a smartphone or tablet is quite often necessary. For this, several applications of the type Office are available on Android, iPhone and iPad.



Microsoft Office : World, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Microsoft has declined its most important office applications in versions cut for smartphones. They are available in bulk within an Office suite on Android and iOS. And unlike the PC version, it's completely free.

Download Microsoft Office from the Play Store

Download Microsoft Office from the App Store

WPS Office

WPS Office is one of the best free alternatives to apps from Microsoft. It allows you to open and edit all Microsoft Office document formats (doc, docx, xls, xlsx, etc.) and even HTML, RTF, XML and PDF files. View, edit and create virtually any type of document compatible with Microsoft Office and Google Docs.

Click here to download WPS Office from the Play Store 

Polaris Office

Like WPS Office, Polaris Office is a unique application that allows you to edit all Office documents (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), but also PDFs. Specifically, you can read and edit doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, or pptx files, just like simple txt and hwp text files. By logging into your account, this allows you to automatically save your cloud documents to one of the various cloud services (Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, WebDAV, etc.) for real-time synchronization of your changes, whatever whatever the device.



The free version displays ads. To avoid them and enjoy the unlimited feature set, the subscription starts at $3,99 per month or $39,99 per year.

Click here to download Polaris Office from Play Store

Click here to download Polaris Office from the App Store

Office Suite + PDF Editor

OfficeSuite + PDF Editor is a good Microsoft Office alternative for Android smartphones. Free, it is similar to the other applications in our selection. Create and edit documents easily with support for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and even PDF file types. It is possible to annotate PDFs while taking advantage of a spell checker based on several dictionaries. Possibility of synchronization via cloud services such as OfficeSuite Drive, Box, DropBox, Google Drive, OneDrive, Amazon Cloud Drive.


Click here to download Office Suite + PDF Editor from Play Store

Click here to download Office Suite + PDF Editor from App Store

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