Microsoft today announced the upcoming new Office suite version as 2016 and as THE NEXT CHAPTER OF OFFICE IN WINDOWS.
Office 2016 for Windows 10 offers touch optimized versions of Word, Excel, Power Point, OneNote and Outlook that work great on small screen devices like your phone or tablet , all thw way up to the Microsoft Surface Hub.
They are designed from the ground up to run on Windows 10.
These new Office apps will be pre-installed for free on phones and small tablets, running Windows 10 and available to download from the Windows store for other devices.
The Office Universal apps will be available with the Windows 10 Technical Preview in the coming weeks and general availability is on track for later this year.
Of course Microsoft is working on a desktop PC version of Office 2016.
The company expects a generally release in the second half of 2015.
Office apps brief details:
Excel for Windows 10—Use Excel to create and update spreadsheets and gain new insights as you analyze data and visualize it with charts. And new touch-first controls shine in Excel, you won’t even miss your keyboard and mouse when selecting ranges of cells, formatting your pie charts or managing your workbooks.