Office on the web for Free!

If you already have a Windows Live account, also referred to as hotmail or passport, when you log into your account you will find the new Office menu.

Windows Live Menu

These are free, online versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote that you can access from the web browser.  Yes, they are watered down, but they are compatible with their desktop versions and are surprisingly functional.  The PowerPoint Web App is one to really look at.

You don’t have a Windows Live account?  No worries, they’re free.  Just go to and sign up for one.

Documents that you create are saved online in your SkyDrive, which is your virtual hard disk on the internet.

Here’s a look at Word:

Word Web Appand Excel:

Excel Web App

So go to now and start living in the “cloud”, you don’t want to be left out of the next internet revolution, do you?