How to use MS-Office Files without a license

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Now You Can Edit Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint Files For Free. Without requirements of Microsoft Office paid license or trial licenses.
Before moving ahead just go through relevant features and updates of Microsoft office

What is Microsoft Office Software?

Microsoft Office is the most universal commonly used office software. This application is available in all most all the desktop and laptops from School to Corporate. But many times you may get a laptop or pc without this software installed any someone sends you MS office files. How you will open that file? Microsoft Office applications are not a freeware to use.  Microsoft charges for license a lot of amounts if you are a student or personal user.

Microsoft Office Popular Apps

What is Office 365?

Microsoft launched Office 365 on June 28, 2011, it is available as subscription-based version name is office 365. For office 365 you need to pay all the amount at once but the recurring cost needs to pay like monthly/annual subscription of the fee.  Here are benefits to getting all the updated versions of Microsoft office. All Office 365 plans include automatic updates for all included software without any extra charges.

In this article, we are trying to resolve your budget-related problem no need to pay a single penny for Microsoft office software.  

Office 365 license is available for 1 month Free for windows pc & Desktop. Even you can use a Mobile app free of cost.  Download Office 365 login with Microsoft Id or create a new one.

Microsoft Office Viewer software:

Microsoft office viewer is available in separate software to open/view MS office files. No needs to pay any amount for MS word, excel, and PowerPoint viewer. But if you are looking for making any changes in your files. The changes in the Ms. Office file is not possible in this viewer software.

As per recent article posts on Microsoft Website now you will not able to use the Microsoft Office Viewer app. These apps also discontinued for file view. Microsoft will not provide hotfix, service pack, and any other patch and security updates for these products. The discontinued Office viewers are as follows:

Word Viewer (all versions)
Excel Viewer (all versions)
PowerPoint Viewer (all versions)

The Word, Excel, and PowerPoint viewer has been discontinuing by Microsoft if you are still looking for alternate solutions. Recommend installing the Office apps or storing documents in OneDrive or Dropbox, where Word Online, Excel Online, or PowerPoint Online opens them in your browser. For the mobile apps of windows and Android.

How can we do View Edit Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files without purchase any license?

Google just released a chrome extension named Office Editing for Docs, Sheets & Slides. This extension is a new tool to replace Microsoft Office without license purchase. When you do install this free extension to your Chrome browser. This will allow you to use it offline similar to forever -simply drag and drop Office files directly into your browser. The files get open and for view /edits. This is the beauty of this app is you can work on Excel, Word, and PowerPoint file without installation of the Paid version of MS office support. This will also allow you to open these files in google docs directly while you are online.

Office Editing for Doc, Sheets & Slides

After the file is edited, it can be saved in the original Office format, or converted to a Google Docs, Spreadsheet, or Presentation format.

Features Highlights

  • No need for Microsoft Office – without needing Office installed on your computer.
  • Work offline – Drag and drop MS office files in chrome browser it will automatically get open for View and editing
  • Convert from/to formats free – You can save each file back to its original MS-Office format. And also can be converted with the Google doc’s version.
  •  Support all popular formats – .doc, .docx,  .xls, .xlsx, .ppt and .pptx

We hope this article will help you on the days go. Sometimes you don’t have enough money to buy MS office software. And looking for other free or open-source apps like King soft Office or LibreOffice. No needs to install any software just use this small chrome plugin and enjoy using Ms Office files.


Chrome is one of the best reliable Google browser app hope this is already installed in your pc. If it is not installed first you need to install Google Chrome Browser later on Office Editing for Docs, Sheets & Slides. This app is used by our teammates where we have a lack of software availability of Microsoft MS-office.


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