Office.com and Office Web Apps have been officially rebranded to Office Online as per Microsoft. Office Web Apps allowed users to create free documents, Excel sheets and also presentations online and with Office Online this is further improved with better features. You can go to Office.com to start using Word Online, Excel Online, PowerPoint Online and OneNote Online today. All you need to get started is a Microsoft Account (available with any email address) and once you log in, you can use these free online versions of the Office applications.
The documents will be saved on to OneDrive and you can access them across multiple devices.
The new online experience includes hundreds of Word, PowerPoint and Excel templates so you can go from nothing to something with just a click. Budgets, resumes, calendars and more, all available online for free. The interface is very similar to the desktop version of Office 2013 so you do not have issues with working on it.
With Office Online, you can dynamically collaborate in real-time. You’ll see where your co-authors are working in the document, and see their changes as they happen. There is also a new app switcher on the interface and Word Online, Excel Online, PowerPoint Online and OneNote Online are now included in an app switcher which lets you easily switch between email, storage and the files that you are working on without having to navigate in and out of our online services.
So if you want to try it out go to office.com and get started.