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Office Online Alternatives

Office Online is described as 'online office suite offered by Microsoft, which allows users an easy way to access, view, create and edit documents using lightweight, web browser-based versions of Microsoft Office applications:' and is a very popular Office Suite in the office & productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Office Online for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone and Android Tablet. The best alternative is ONLYOFFICE. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try CryptPad or Apache OpenOffice. Other great apps like Office Online are Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Office Excel, WPS Office and SoftMaker FreeOffice.

Office Online alternatives are mainly Office Suites but may also be Word Processors or Spreadsheet Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Office Online.
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  1. ONLYOFFICE icon

    ONLYOFFICE

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    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Cloudron
    56 alternatives to ONLYOFFICE 

    ONLYOFFICE is an open-source online collaborative office combining editors for documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and forms. It is compatible with all popular formats and features maximum support for MS Office files.

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    1.  Works OfflineONLYOFFICE can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in ONLYOFFICE simultaneously.
    3.  PortableONLYOFFICE can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    4.  End-to-End EncryptionONLYOFFICE has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    5.  Dark ModeONLYOFFICE supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    6.  Ad-freeONLYOFFICE doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    A lot more options than Microsoft Office Online. In addition, extra features and customisability for corporations.

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    Microsoft Office Suite

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • HUAWEI AppGallery
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    41 alternatives to Microsoft Office Suite 

    De facto suite of applications, servers, and services that many associate with online productivity.

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    1.  Works OfflineMicrosoft Office Suite can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    3.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Microsoft Office Suite simultaneously.
    4.  Ad-freeMicrosoft Office Suite doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    5.  Support for scriptingMicrosoft Office Suite supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    6.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsMicrosoft Office Suite can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    Microsoft Office Excel

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    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    110 alternatives to Microsoft Office Excel 

    Microsoft Excel, part of the Microsoft Office Suite, is Microsoft's spreadsheet application. With the Microsoft Office Fluent user interface, rich data visualization, pivot table views, and professional-looking charts are easier to create...

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    1.  Import CSV DataMicrosoft Office Excel can import data from a CSV (Comma seperated values) file.
    2.  Dark ModeMicrosoft Office Excel supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  Support for scriptingMicrosoft Office Excel supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    CryptPad

    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    56 alternatives to CryptPad 

    CryptPad is a private-by-design alternative to popular office tools and cloud services. All the content stored on CryptPad is encrypted before being sent, which means nobody can access your data unless you give them the keys.

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    1.  End-to-End EncryptionCryptPad has E2E Encryption, for entire or parts of the app.
    2.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in CryptPad simultaneously.
    3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in CryptPad without registration.
    4.  Privacy focusedCryptPad is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    5.  Kanban BoardCryptPad allows you to organize your workflow by moving cards with drag-and-drop functionality between multiple columns.
    6.  WYSIWYG SupportCryptPad integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    7.  WYSIWYG HTML EditorCryptPad allows you to make and preview changes to an application or website in real time, without needing to know code.
    8.  No TrackingCryptPad will not track you or use your personal data.
    9.  Support for MarkDownCryptPad supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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  5. Apache OpenOffice icon

    Apache OpenOffice

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    49 alternatives to Apache OpenOffice 

    Apache OpenOffice is a leading open-source office suite that offers free applications for word processing, spreadsheet, presentations, graphics, databases and more. All data is stored in an open standard format, though Open Office can also read and write files from other common...

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    1.  PortableApache OpenOffice can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Syntax HighlightingApache OpenOffice supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    WPS Office

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    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    41 alternatives to WPS Office 

    WPS Office is a free, lightweight, feature-rich comprehensive office suite with high compatibility. Capable of handling texts in Writer, Presentation, Spreadsheet, and PDF files.

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    1.  Spell CheckingWPS Office can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    2.  Sign PDF filesWPS Office support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
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  7. SoftMaker FreeOffice icon

    SoftMaker FreeOffice

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    35 alternatives to SoftMaker FreeOffice 

    SoftMaker Office for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android – the fast, powerful and compatible office suite.

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    1.  LightweightSoftMaker FreeOffice consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableSoftMaker FreeOffice can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    FreeOffice 2018 TextMaker running on Windows 10
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    Zoho

    • Online
    46 alternatives to Zoho 

    Zoho is an all-in-one online office suite. Zoho gears itself towards businesses, increasing your productivity and offering easy, real-time collaboration. Zoho offers a peace of mind with ad-free and outstanding privacy and provides many online office tools, including a word...

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  9. Calligra Suite icon

    Calligra Suite

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    • Linux
    • KDE
    • FreeBSD
    37 alternatives to Calligra Suite 

    Calligra Suite is an office and graphic art suite by KDE. It is available for desktop PCs, tablet computers, and smartphones. It contains applications for word processing, spreadsheets, presentation, vector graphics, and editing databases.

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    1.  Ad-freeCalligra Suite doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    Collabora Office

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    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Cloudron
    33 alternatives to Collabora Office 

    The enterprise-ready edition of LibreOffice provides you the powerful on-premise office suites, that enable you to access documents, author new content and work collaboratively. For Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS and Chrome OS.

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    1.  Ad-freeCollabora Office doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Works OfflineCollabora Office can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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