6 best office apps for Android (2014 edition)

6 best office apps for Android (2014 edition)
Some say that smartphones and tablets are mere toys. All they're good for is fun and games since no serious work can be done on their limiting touchscreen displays. These are the people who have most likely never had the right software at their disposal. For an Android smartphone or tablet can be a powerful instrument, including one for editing complex documents, detailed spreadsheets, and beautiful presentations, all on the go or from the comfort of your couch. All you need is an office suite.

Now, you're probably thinking that downloading a fully functional office application on Android will cost you money. And you're quite wrong if you do as the office suites we've picked for you today come free of charge. Sure, some do offer paid premium features, but other than that, their essential functionality is free to use. And yes, they're compatible with Microsoft Office docs, spreadsheets, and presentations, so you'll be free to move your work from one device to another. Now flip through the slideshow below and be productive! 

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14 Comments

1. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Like using Polaris Office. Works like a charm. I've yet to try the others but don't think it's needed unless there is something special that they can do that Polaris can't.

4. laughmi

Posts: 283; Member since: Oct 28, 2014

Me too use Polaris

2. xfire99

Posts: 1207; Member since: Mar 14, 2012

Where is Hancom Office?

7. aliugd

Posts: 4; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

SEONGNAM, Korea

10. AlikMalix unregistered

lol...

3. greenelektron

Posts: 537; Member since: Sep 10, 2014

People are so used to Microsoft office, they are looking for it in other office suits. Major issue here is compatibility. I like the Google suit.

5. Elfmonster unregistered

I would put SwiftKey number one, only because it makes typing awesome looking, and it adds "uppercase first letter of sentence" to the whole Android, as well as double space period-ing, and its intuitive word suggestions learn like a maniac from your overall personal dictionary. But Google Docs is a great pick.

6. Youraveragejoe

Posts: 134; Member since: Oct 31, 2014

WPS office came pre installed on my phone!

8. aliugd

Posts: 4; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

POLARIS

9. MOSFET

Posts: 18; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

SoftMaker office apps are excellent: especially the new Tablet apps. They replicate desktop Microsoft applications most closely, and file compatibility with Microsoft is very strong. They really are in another league from the watered down office apps in this list: really!

11. blazee

Posts: 414; Member since: Jan 02, 2012

"Some say that smartphones and tablets are mere toys. " that would be Microsoft fanboys trying to convince everyone else that only surface is productive and everything else are toys.

12. Jon.b

Posts: 42; Member since: Jul 05, 2014

Microsoft is good but it takes lot of memory

13. Cicero

Posts: 1144; Member since: Jan 22, 2014

Did any of that saving with pasword protected (encrypted) document? Yes! Only WPS Office. My choice.

14. torr310

Posts: 1690; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

WPS has been rock-soild so far! It's compact and high-rated!

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