Every office worker and freelancer employed today has a great need for using a document editor for free, but why? Because it's often not desirable to pay licensing and installation costs required to run Microsoft Office – this is where the Online Office version comes in. Discover the mail.com Online Office solution that allows users to create, open, and edit documents from anywhere in the world – all for free.
What exactly is Online Office?
The new Online Office tool from mail.com brings a powerful free word processor, spreadsheets and online presentation application directly to your mailbox. These provide you with all features you would expect from office software, allowing you to open, create and edit everything from reports to pitch presentations with ease. This way, you can double check your work right before you hit send on that email no matter where you are, whether it be at the airport, on a train or in a café. Online Office is continuously developing, so we welcome you to try it out and make use of these great features found right within your webmail.
At mail.com, we understand how important security is for cloud computing work. When using the free word processor, or editing a spreadsheet or presentation, all of your files are stored in File Storage. This not only gives you easy access and flexibility, it also means your data is kept safe on our highly secure servers.
Online Office really shines as an alternative to Microsoft Office, with no license costs. PowerPoint presentations, Excel spreadsheets and documents in Word are free to view, create, and edit from a variety of devices you have linked to your email account. Better still, Online Office is also compatible with all modern browsers.
How to find and use Online Office
Although you may be used to a different program, accessing and using Online Office couldn’t be easier! Once logged into your mail.com account, you can access this convenient document editor for free simply by going to the main navigation bar located at the top of the screen – once there, you'll find Online Office next to File Storage.
Online Office requires no lengthy installations or confusing updates, and the tool supports many different file types. Users of mail.com have the freedom to create, open, and edit files in the following formats from Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, and LibreOffice:
- Word processing: .doc, .docx, .odt, .rtf, .txt
- Spreadsheets: .xls, .xlsx, .ods
- Presentations: .ppt, .pptx, .odp
If you’re wondering whether a free integrated tool that provides an Excel reader and Word editor can really have enough space to save all your documents, the answer is yes! You can upload your files from your local storage straight into the tool, and it will automatically be saved into your File Storage. Then you’re completely free to access your online presentations, spreadsheets, or whatever it might be, wherever you are and at any time.
You can help us make Online Office even better
We are continuing to work hard to adjust and improve the tool for mail.com users. If you notice something unusual when you create a spreadsheet or text document, then this is where we need your feedback. You and other users can help us to make the feature even better. Tell us what you like or dislike by using the Feedback button located in the lower left-hand corner in the Online Office tool. Don't be shy to share your thoughts! We want to hear what you have to say.
Help and support
If Online Office sounds interesting but you've got more questions, then be sure to visit the mail.com Help Center. On this page, you can find everything you need to know regarding the tool, from step-by-step guides for free Excel spreadsheet creation, online presentations, and reading and editing Word documents in whichever browser you use.
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