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3 most useful Microsoft office applications in Google Chrome Apps

3 most useful Microsoft office applications in Google Chrome Apps

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Microsoft office application is an indeed, awesome application by Microsoft’s developer to enhance the documentation work from complex and traditional way to desktop application which is really handy and almost less time consuming.

You must have come across Google drive where you can save, edit and share your word file, excel sheet, PowerPoint etc online using your Gmail account.

This online editor of Google drive provides almost all the functionalities which are available on the desktop application. There are many importance of Microsoft word, excel, PowerPoint etc in our daily lives. Some of the points regarding the importance of the Microsoft word, excel, PowerPoint etc are highlighted below.

Importance of word, PowerPoint and excel editor:

#1. It provides great functionality to format the document which can be impressive enough to approve your document from your seniors.

#2. Inbuilt format for daily purpose work like letter writing, cover page, presentation etc.

#3.  Maintaining and Analyzing large amount of data is quite easier using these applications.

#4. Strategy planning and decision making is very effective using the functionality of these applications.

#5. It is used not only for office record but even a school children can use this application to make their project report, record and analyze their marks for better planning for their study.

 #6. Writer can use this application to write their article or complete novel.

#7. All companies are boon with the functionality of PowerPoint which helps them to present about their ideas, products etc to audience and their seniors.

#8. Professors, teachers uses PowerPoint to explain syllabus topic to their students.

From the above points I just want to conclude that it doesn’t matter whoever you are, you have to use this application to complete some or other importance task.

Keeping all this in mind Google chrome has developed its chrome extension for Microsoft office application like word, excel, powerpoint.

This can be downloaded using below links:

#1.  chrome extension for word

Microsoft Word Online   Work together on Word documents

#2. chrome extension for Powerpoint

Microsoft PowerPoint Online   Work together on PowerPoint presentations

#3. chrome extension for excel sheet

Microsoft Excel Online   Work together on Excel spreadsheets

Though you can find this extension on Google chrome, this extension is provided and supported by Live.com, hence you will need to have a Microsoft account.

Advantage of online editor as compared to desktop editor:

#1. Since the entire document, excel sheet, PowerPoint files are store on online drive, your local disk space is saved.

#2. Online files can be accessed from anywhere; you don’t have to worry about to carry your files in your hard disk or pendrive etc.

#3. If you are working with the team then this drive is really helpful to share files and work together.

#4. While working with online editor, in case if you face any system corrupt from client side then you don’t have to worry about your files since everything is auto saved and safe on server.

How to access these online editors using your browser?

Once you have downloaded and installed this extension in your chrome you won’t get these editor options in list of installed extension.

Instead you can check these options by clicking on Application menu button present on your bookmark strip.


So, work and store all your important files and keep your files safe from system failure or hard disk corruption.

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About Shivkumar

I am Shivkumar Lohar from Mumbai. I believe in learning,practicing and implementing, whatever I learn. A Music lover and love to explore latest gadgets and softwares.


  1. Excel is one my most favorite softwares out there. There are many stuffs it makes easier to do. I love it. thanks for letting know about online extensions. keep sharing such stuffs.
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  2. Hello Shiv,

    Without excel i can’t imagine my work life. Thanks to introduces us to online extensions.

  3. These days Chrome extensions seem to have been booming in the markets and that has inspired me to use them even.
    Thanks a ton.
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  4. Great share mate,

    I really don’t have any idea about the online application of microsoft and I guess it would be really awesome to use them with chrome browser.

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  5. Hi Shiva,

    Excellent post. Thank you so much for doing the research for us and sharing here. Cheers!
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  6. Thank you so much Ali, for your kind words.

    You are always welcome.

    This apps are really very handy and useful indeed. It give more security to our files and flexibility to share with our friends. Do share your experience with our readers.
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  7. Harleena Singh

    Hi Shivkumar,

    Yes indeed, without these 3 you really cannot work efficiently 🙂

    I don’t go online as much as I have them on my computer itself so that I can work offline to keep away from all kind of distractions, but they are great extensions from Chrome for those who work online all the time or want to send messages or files to others through Gmail specially.

    I cannot work without MSWord and love all the formatting it does so well. I haven’t ever tried Google Drive as yet, though it must be similar I guess and now they even have the image feature attached to it- so that makes it better than simple Word.

    Thanks for sharing. Have a nice week ahead 🙂
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    • Hi Harleena Ma’m,

      You are welcome to my blog. I am glad to you see here 🙂

      Yes, you are right, these three application is really very useful for people who is working either online or offline.

      Though doing our work online is prone to distraction, I would suggest you to try these extension. Using these tools you can save your important documents online on Google Drive, so that you don’t have to worry about any unexpected lost of files due to system corrupt.

      Thanks for stopping by and sharing your view. 🙂
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  8. I only use word as an app in the toolbar, good find.


  9. These online apps have solved the problem of those who work on ipad and have to have prompt access to word and excel files.
    For planning purpose I need quick opening my excel file in my iphone and for that purpose thse apps are wonderful.
    Thanks for sharing them which have solved my long standing problem of working together without moving out of my browser.
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  10. Hi Shiv,

    This is a great apps. After reading this post I install it on my Google Chrome browser and find very useful. As Microsoft is very popular and good tool. Thanks for sharing this wonderful content with us. 🙂

    Have a great weekend. 🙂


  11. Hello Shiv,

    All three are Very useful and it’s going to help many, without them we can’t imagine our work life.Thanks to share your knowledge with us.
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  12. Hi Shivkumar,

    I use these three programs daily but I wouldn’t be able to use them with the extension mainly because Chrome kept shutting down on me unexpectedly so I had to stop using it months ago. Their tech support couldn’t explain what was happening after having done every single thing they told me could be causing it, nothing works. I loved Chrome but not any more.

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    • Hello Adrienne Ma’am,

      Glad to see you on STL, I warmly welcome your first visit on STL 🙂

      These three program are indeed most important for our daily documentation work. These extension help us to keep our work safe on cloud which can even be share with our friends or colleague and we don’t have to worry about the system crash from our end.

      Working offline help us to fulfill our business need but we have to take extra efforts to keep them safe from unexpected system failure.

      It’s sad to know that your are facing problem with Chrome and chrome developer fails to help you out. And now you have switched to another browser which is not a good sign for their developer and they must look after the issue as soon as possible.

      Thanks for coming by and sharing your view.

      Hope to see you again. Have a great day ahead! 🙂

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  13. these chrome extensions save time. really great article. But little bit difficulty in use.

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