Complete with Microsoft Word (a word processing program), Microsoft Excel (a spreadsheet program), Microsoft PowerPoint (a program for creating presentations), and more, the Microsoft Office suite serves as the foundation for the work that most individuals and businesses around the world do on their computers. Each of the programs included in the suite is the leader in its category. One of the reasons for that popularity is that it is often included in computers with the Windows operating system. Another is that the files it creates are the easiest to share, open, and edit with anyone around the world.
While the latest version of the suite is not yet available for Apple devices, earlier versions are. The current version will soon join be made available for Mac as well. Alternative programs have proven inferior in many ways, not the least of which is that they tend to lack many features of the Microsoft programs and they are not updated nearly as frequently.