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Word, Excel, and PowerPoint debut on the iPad
The three big guns of Office - Word, Excel, and PowerPoint - arrived in unison for the iPad. Each is a separate (and free) download from the App Store. The basic app allows you to read Word documents, work with existing Excel spreadsheets, and present a PowerPoint slideshow. You'll need to sign in with an Office 365 account to create new documents or use the full set of editing tools, however.
Sign in with an Office 365 account to activate the apps
Signing in with an Office 365 Home Premium, Small Business, or Enterprise account activates all of the Office apps and enables the full range of editing capabilities.