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By , Computerworld |  Internet

Office Web Apps is a core component of Office 365, the subscription plans Microsoft expanded earlier this year. Business subscribers can run the apps on-premises via a SharePoint Server or from the SharePoint Online service; consumers, even those without an Office 365 account, can call up Office Web Apps free of charge via SkyDrive to create, edit and view documents.

Microsoft supports multiple browsers, including Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari.

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