Stay Productive On The Go With 5 Office Apps For Android

Author Administrator 17.1.2015. | 21:34

Time is money. And these days, thanks to the Internet, we can be working from anywhere, anytime – provided we have the right tools, of course. With an abundant selection of office tools for Android, you will surely find something that suits you and your working needs perfectly. We are just here to make a few helpful suggestions.

Below are some if the most popular office applications for Android that will helo you stay productive and efficient when working on the go.

Google Docs, Sheets, Slides

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Google office pack is one of the most comprehensive solutions on the market. The application allows you to work with various types of documents, spreadsheets and presentations, both online and offline, share with others, save them to Google Drive – and all of that goodness is for free. If you are a fan of Google interface and are used to other Google products – then extending that into using a Google document management app for your office needs seems like a natural solution.

Office Suite 8 Premium

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If you are looking for a traditional Microsoft Office look on your mobile device – you can’t go wrong with Office Suite 8. The latest version of the application is quite different from the initial ones – and it’s not surprising, as the app has been around since before Google Docs. With Office Suite you can perform all the basic office functions, work with documents in different formats, download and upload files to and from various cloud servers – and do all of that in over 50 languages. You can try the application for free, but to keep using it you will have to invest $14.99.

Polaris Office

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Polaris boasts having millions of users and long-term fans, thanks to its feature-richness and user-friendliness. The application supports all the popular file formats, including PDFs and allows you to work with your documents quickly and stress-free. A cool feature of this particular office application is its support of Chromecast, meaning that you can easily look at your files on the big screen, which especially useful when working on presentations.

Docs To Go

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Docs To Go has been around for a quite a time as well and has gone through a number of changes and additions. The latest version – Docs To Go 4.0 – comes in Free and Premium versions. The app allows to you to create and edit DOC, DOCX, XLS, PPT, PPTX, and PDF documents. The free version comes with all the basic functions, but for extended syncing, cloud storage and password protection you will have to upgrade to the Premium version at $14.95.

Quip

Quip

Quip is an app that takes a slightly different approach in terms of interface design as it does not try to re-create the traditional Microsoft Office look, but rather aims to adapt itself to the mobile screen. You will find a few mobile-specific features (like text adjusting to screen size and a different way of comments placement). The application will let you work with documents and Excel spreadsheets, but may not support a wide range of alternative files formats as well as presentations. As an extra feature – you will be able to create to-do lists, reminiscent of Evernote.

WPS Office

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WPS Office in another app with a comprehensive, all-in-one approach. In addition to a sleek and smart user interface, the app is packed with all the features you might want and is free. In addition to all the standard document managing features, WPS Office supports wireless printing and Evernote sync. All in all – WPS Office might just be the most feature-full app among the free offers. And what’s more, it’s completely ad-free.

Author Administrator 17.1.2015. | 21:34
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3 Comments

  1. José January 20, 22:47

    Please test TextMaker HD, PlanMaker HD, and Presentations HD. These apps have by far the widest scope of features (namely 100% of the pc version), they are easy to use, and they have an excellent compatibility with Microsoft Office formats.

  2. James Mash January 22, 12:07

    Hi José,
    The software we reviewed in this blog are free to use and also state good compatibility with Android phone and tablet devices, The TextMaker HD, PlanMaker HD, and Presentations HD software states that it’s for use with tablets which could limit is range of use as it may not work well on phones, however we will look at testing / reviewing this software and including it in our future blogs and we would like to thank you for bringing it to our attention.
    Many thanks for contributing.

  3. TutuApp June 3, 18:02

    I have been using Google Spreadsheet, Docs for a very long time having my important documents hosted in cloud is one of the best decision I made.

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