Microsoft launches Office for Android

After three months of waiting,The free Outlook apps will be available for download on Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS operating system starting on Thursday.

Microsoft today launched Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for Android tablets, Previously in preview, the apps have now hit general availability on Google Play: Word, Excel, andPowerPoint,With the new apps, users will be able to download, view and edit documents on their Android tablets, and use many of the software features they’ve come to expect from Office.


Microsoft says that Office for Android isn’t yet optimized for Android 5.0, although they’re working on supporting the latest OS in a future update. Tablets with Intel’s x86 SoCs inside will also be natively supported in a future version.

You’ll also need to be running Android 4.4, have an ARM-based tablet, and at least 1 GB of RAM,to use office…