How to download Microsoft Word for free

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We show you how to download free Microsoft Office applications. You can enjoy them on your PC, laptop, smartphone or tablet without having to pay a single penny. It is often thought (wrongly) that Windows comes with factory installed Microsoft Office applications. However, you can download and install Word for free on Windows 10, Android, and iOS.


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If you have a new computer or laptop and you want install Microsoft Office, there are ways to download and install it for free (although you may have some restrictions). Here you are how to download microsoft word for free.



Download the free Office app for iOS, Android, and Windows

You can download Office applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), on a variety of different devices, including Android and iOS. To download Microsoft Office for free, click the links below.

Although it is possible install Word for free, you need to know that you will not have access to all of its functions.


Yes, you can open and read documents for free, but you can't create and edit documents for free on a device with a screen smaller than 10,1 inches.

This means that it is not possible edit Word documents on the small display of a smartphone or tablet, but if you are using a larger tablet, laptop or desktop computer, you can only open and view documents.

In iOS it's different: you can create and edit Word documents for free on any iPhone, regular iPad, iPad Air, or Mini, but if you have an iPad Pro or a larger Apple device you can only view documents.




It's possible download free versions of Microsoft Office by clicking on the following links:

1. Download Microsoft Office for free on iOS:

  • Word per iOS
  • Excel per iOS
  • PowerPoint per iOS

2. Download Microsoft Office for free on Android:


  • Word per Android
  • Excel per Android
  • PowerPoint per Android

3. Download Microsoft Office for free on Windows:

  • Word per Windows
  • Excel per Windows
  • PowerPoint per Windows

Try Office 365 for free

The simplest option to be able to use all the tools of Microsoft Office applications is to subscribe to their service.

You can buy Microsoft Office for € 99 per year (if you pay for everything together) or € 10 per month if you decide to pay monthly. This payment option will allow you to access all Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint tools, without any kind of hassle.


Fortunately there is a plan that allows you to try Office 365 for free for a month, this means that you can enjoy the service for free for some time to decide whether to subscribe to Microsoft Office or not.

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Alternative ad Office gratuite

If you need more utilities than the free version of Microsoft Office, but don't want to pay to buy Office 365, you need to know that there are several Microsoft Office alternatives that are completely free.


Our main recommendation is LibreOffice, a set of applications that are updated regularly and that allow you to open and save documents in Word format.

You can download Libre Office by clicking on this link.

If LibreOffice doesn't convince you, you can take a look at the free alternatives: The 5 Best Free Alternatives to Microsoft Office

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