Best office apps for Android

Best office apps for Android
The iPad is without a shade of doubt the most popular tablet out there, but after covering the best iOS office apps, we felt Android also deserved attention as there are tons of options on Google’s platform and they are often cheaper. So the question lingers - can those who can’t afford an iPad (or don’t want to spend the money on one) have a decent office experience? Are Android tablets capable of being productivity machines that can get work done?

Hardware-wise there should be no doubt about that as quad-core chips, more RAM and all the other guts arrived first on Android and it’s likely that it will stay this way in the future. What we’re looking here for though is software. Apple offers its iWork suite on both the iPhone and the iPad, and it’s a very, very solid argument in favor of office productivity on iOS.

Android, though, has many of the alternative applications that we already recommended on iOS. It also has Google Docs, which just recently got updated to allow online collaboration, and we expect it to continue growing really fast. It’s also absolutely free - and little can beat that. Check out our picks for Android office suites below and let us know your opinion about the best app and whether we should have included some other applications.



3. Gothbeard

Posts: 54; Member since: Jun 28, 2010

Doc2Go is pretty good apart from really annoying zoom bar which always pops up when you don't want it. I've tried them all and the best is certainly Kingsoft, and the best is free.

4. bayusuputra

Posts: 963; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

yeap, kingsoft is great! i even downloaded its desktop version because my netbook doesn't come preinstalled with microsoft office and i just want an office editor to work on my netbook.. and kingsoft is the answer.. no more pirated version of office, and i am so glad at least i have a legitimate one.. sshhh.. don't tell anyone i downloaded pirated office before..

2. Hildy

Posts: 35; Member since: Nov 23, 2011

I agree with your comments on ThinkFree (which came loaded on my phone). I got MobiSystems's OfficeSuite 5 when it was the free app of the day at Amazon and I'm very pleased with it.

1. Rotate

Posts: 26; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

How great is that Quick Office is demoed by a shemale :D

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