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Long ago, we published direct download links for Office 2010, and Office 2013. Microsoft has released Office 2016, we are now sharing the direct download links to official, genuine, retail copies of Microsoft Office 2016. Microsoft released Office 2016 on September 22, 2016. The latest edition of the popular productivity suite now features lots of improvements, though most features are for business and enterprise customers. Office 2016 is visually more attractive now and features lots of customization over the earlier edition Office 2013. Both Office 2016 for Windows and Office 2016 for Mac are now available for standalone purchase without Office 365 subscription.

Microsoft has released the latest version of its popular productivity suite, Office 2016 for Windows for everyone. Microsoft Office 2016 promises better security with a focus on collaboration and a few more new features mainly targeted towards its enterprise customers. Office 2016 productivity suite is visually more pleasant and is designed for Windows 10.

Office 2016 “collaboration” feature is worth mentioning here. If you have ever used Office web apps you must have seen how the collaboration happens real-time. Microsoft with the release of Office 2016 has brought in the same real-time co-authoring feature directly into the native Office apps. The next time, say, you are co-authoring a Word document, you can actually see what your co-authors are writing or editing instantly in real-time.

LibreOffice is a popular open-source office suite. Started as a fork of OpenOffice, LibreOffice is now considered as one of the best alternative of Microsoft Office productivity suite. The Document Foundation backs LibreOffice with the support of volunteers from around the world. The Document Foundation has recently released LibreOffice Viewer for Android. It compliments the desktop productivity suite and lets you view Open Document files and other proprietary document file formats. Let’s see how good is it as document viewer for Android users.

Google Drive app is already available for both Android and iOS (iPhone, iPad) devices. Google Drive until now was good for some basic document editing functionality. Google went forward and released official dedicated apps for Google Docs and Google Sheets. Both of the new Google Docs app and Google Sheets app are available as free downloads on both platforms. The company is soon going to release a dedicated app for Google Slides too. With the launch of the new apps, Google seems to be in a better place to compete with its rival Microsoft’s Office app for Android and iOS.

The launch of dedicated apps, the company is breaking out of the single Google Drive app. This approach has its own added benefits. Google Docs for instance may get more powerful with more functions. Google Sheets will handle all the worksheets that you may want to edit or create while you are on the move. Once, Google Slides app is out, you will be able to handle all the presentations. This will also make Google Drive work faster as it will have to only take care of the file storage. Google Drive may become lighter in download size as all the extra codes present for document edit functions may get removed from it. If you don’t download the new apps now, Google Drive will prompt you to download them in a next few days, when you try to edit or create a document or spreadsheet in your Google Drive app.

Microsoft’s Office for iPad Apps was officially released by the Redmond-based software giant in the last week of March, 2014. Office for iPad App is the iPad optimized avatar of the Microsoft’s popular productivity suite, Office 365. Instead of a single app, Office for iPad Apps is basically a collection of apps. The collection includes Word for iPad app, Excel for iPad app, PowerPoint for iPad app, and OneNote for iPad app.

Microsoft Office is one of the most popular productivity suite among the Windows PC and Apple OS X owners. Combine it with Microsoft Office 365 subscription and you can open up a whole new world. The popularity of the productivity suite says for itself when Office for iPad Apps collection climbed to the top of App Store.

The wait is finally over! Microsoft Office for iPad is finally here. Using Microsoft’s touch version of the Office productivity suite on your iPad you can now do your work while you are on the move. Well, for editing Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files you need to have Office 365 subscription, viewing Office documents and playing slideshows are free.

iPad Office apps directly competes with Apple’s iWork office suite consisting of Pages, Numbers and Keynote. Windows users who are not familiar with iWork suite or OS X users who like to work using Microsoft Office for Mac will surely like the Office apps for iPad. Users will be able to create, edit and open documents, spreadsheets and slides created in the desktop versions of Microsoft Office using either Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint, directly on their iPad.

The Document Foundation (TDF) announces LibreOffice 4.1.2, an alternative of Microsoft Office 2013 or Microsoft Office 365 for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. This is the second minor release of the LibreOffice 4.1 family, which features a large number of improved interoperability features with proprietary and legacy file formats.

The new release is another step forward in the process of improving the overall quality and stability of LibreOffice 4.1. For enterprise adoptions, The Document Foundation suggests LibreOffice 4.0.5 (with 4.0.6 expected soon), supported by certified professionals.

Microsoft’s new range of office suite, Office 2013 and Office 365 are already released. To promote the new Office 365 office suite, Microsoft has started a brand new campaign. The campaign specifically targets students who might want to give Office 365 University a try. Through this special promotion, Microsoft is offering Office 365 University three-month trial and an extra 20 GB of SkyDrive storage absolutely free of cost.

Microsoft seems to love keeping start screens for its various products. Be it Windows 8, the latest operating system or Office 2013, the latest office productivity suite from them, the start screen becomes very annoying for most of the users after a few days of usage.

Whenever you open any Office 2013 product, by default, you will see Office 2013 template selection screen. From this Office 2013 start screen, you can choose from the available online templates and continue your work. Microsoft thought its very convenient but if you just want to start working right after opening the product, it’s actually very annoying. Normally, most users want to either directly open a blank document, spreadsheet or presentation instead of using a template. So, the first thing a user will want to do is disable Office 2013 start screen and get rid of the annoyance.

The Document Foundation have released LibreOffice 3.6, one of the best open-source Office suite available. An open-source alternative to Microsoft Office and a fork of Apache OpenOffice, LibreOffice 3.6 is the fourth major release of the open-source Office suite. With version 3.6, The Document Foundation have introduced a number of new features and improved performance.

Some of the notable new features includes PDF export with watermark, new CorelDRAW importer, high quality image scaling, improved auto-format function for tables in text documents, color-scales and data-bars in spreadsheet cells, improved CSV handling, integration with Alfresco via the CMIS protocol and limited SharePoint integration, and Microsoft SmartArt import for text documents.