Best office apps for android 2018 (comparison)

Microsoft Office undoubtedly has the monopoly when it comes to the Office suites and productivity applications for PCs. They offer a subscription-based service “OFFICE 365”, which is an ocean of a lot of different tools and consists of varieties of features but with a lot of different options. But when it comes to Android everything changes drastically. So here are 3 of the best Office Apps which are completely free, includes a lot of different features and are easy to convert PDF to Word, PDF to Sheet, vice versa and etc. 

Note: This list isn’t in a order of preference. You are advised to choose any/all apps as you wish.



Here is the list of best office app for android 2018.



1.) Google DOCS, SLIDES, SHEETS



It is a Google product so everything is connected to your Gmail account. Although it doesn’t have various features like Microsoft Office if you need a simple but effective power point, excel sheet then it is for you. Just like on PC and for Android or iOS it is available in 3 different separate apps. It constantly auto-saves everything to Google Drive so you don’t lose anything. 



Size- 

Google DOCS – 24MB (for Android)

Google SLIDES- 34MB (for Android)
Google SHEETS- 25MB (for Android)

Key Features (includes all 3 apps):


• Auto save feature helps you to save on google drive while you type.

• Create new or edit existing presentations.
• Present slides during video calls – scheduled meetings will automatically appear.
• Share and collaborate your spreadsheets.

Ratings – 4.3/5


Download-

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2.) Polaris Office Android (Version 7.3.24)



Polaris has their cloud storage feature option which has a 2GB storage capacity. It’s UI is a bit not that good but overall it’s better than most other Office apps.

Polaris office
Polaris office 


Size- 48 MB (for Android)

Key Features:


• Multiple users can edit and view any documents, with changes saving automatically.

• Multiple cloud storing options. 
• Compatible and supports different file formats.
• Password protection for documents.

With Pro features you can:


• Sync documents with up to 15 different devices

• Search within files 
• Export word, sheet, and slide to PDF.
• Remove Ads from all devices.
• Signature your documents with different pen styles.
• Search within the document.

Ratings- 4.3/5


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3.) WPS Office Android (Version 10.9.6)


Though WPS app is a paid app it’s free version has enough features that cover most of the pro versions of other apps on the play store. Its user interface is similar to that of Microsoft Office. It’s default fonts do not contain classic fonts like Arial, Calibri, Times New Roman etc. for that you have to pay and buy the whole package of different fonts. It also contains ads which sometimes might be annoying but once you switch off your Wi-Fi or mobile data it works smoothly.


It also has an extra plugin in the form of another app called “WPS Office Extra Goodies” which provides thesaurus service for spell checker feature in WPS Office app, Currently it supports 4 thesaurus- English, Russian, Portuguese and Spanish. To use this app you need to first download the WPS Office app and then you can use it.

Size-  35 MB (for Android)

Key Features: 




 • It supports 51 languages and various file formats

WPS Office app
WPS Office app

 file formats:  doc, docx, wpt,dotm,docm, dot, dotx / xls,   xlsx, xlt, xltx, csv, XML , et, ett / PDF / ppt, pot, dps, dpt,   pptx, potx, ppsx / txt / log, /lrc, c, cpp, h, asm, s, java, Zip   and much more.
 • It is fully compatible with Microsoft Office( Word,   PowerPoint, Excel and Txt), Google Docs, Sheets, Slide,   Adobe PDF and OpenOffice. 
 • Convert office docs (word, text, Excel, PowerPoint, doc) to PDFs. 
 • Support documents encryption, keep your office   documents & data safe. You can recover your deleted data   within 30 days.
•Supports multi-window mode.
• Includes a lot of different layouts, animation, and transition        effects.
• Multiple sharing options.
• Find anything inside the document with ease.
• Supports spell check and word count features.


With Pro features you can:


• Put your signature on PDF.

• Reduce file size using File Compressor for faster transfer and less storage.
• Easily extract and merge desired pages from PDF and PPT respectively.
• No Ads.
• Scan paper documents to PDFs/images using mobile camera.

Ratings- 4.5/5


Download-

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=cn.wps.moffice_eng




Comparison:


Parameters
Google Docs,Sheets,Slides
Polaris
WPS Office
Free Version
Yes
Yes
Yes
Size
83 MB (Combined)
48 MB
35 MB
Ads
No
Yes
Yes
File Formats Supported
Yes
Yes
Yes (20+)
Requires Internet
Yes
No
No
Encryption
No
Yes
Yes
Cloud Storage
Yes (Google Drive,15 GB)
Yes
Yes
Pro version
No
Yes
Yes
Key Feature
15 GB of free cloud storage.

Multiple Cloud Storage Options
Reduce file size using compressor for faster transfer
Rating out of 5
4.3
4.3
4.5




Conclusion:



Thus this is the compilation of best 3 Office suites apps for android which I use. and I hope you liked it.

What are other office apps which you use? Comment down below. Peace.

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