• Replacing WordPad (and more) with Office Online

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    ISSUE 21.07 • 2024-02-12


    Peter Deegan

    By Peter Deegan

    Anyone can view and even edit a Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or OneNote file on a computer by using Office in a browser. It’s free for anyone.

    Word for the Web is Microsoft’s recommended replacement for the soon-to-be-deleted WordPad app in Windows. The browser-based apps are worth keeping in mind. They let you keep working with Word, Excel, or PowerPoint docs if Office isn’t working or you’re at another computer. All you need is:

    Read the full story in our Plus Newsletter (21.07.0, 2024-02-12).
    This story also appears in our public Newsletter.