Office Apps for Android: View Office Files on Android Devices

Office apps for android

Do you want to view your Office files like .doc, .xls, .ods etc on your Android phone, well, there are a number of apps that allows your view those files and documents for free. In this article we will be creating a list of Android Office Apps that allows you to easily view word, Excel and PowerPoint documents on your Android device. To install just click on the market download link of the respective Office app that you would like to download.

Free Office Apps for Android

ThinkFree Office for Android

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This is the premier Office suite for Android phones, it allows you view Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint files easily on your Android devices, there is also a paid version if you like to have the document editing functionality.

Market download link of Thinkfree Office Mobile.

Documents to Go: Office application for Android mobiles devices

Office app for android- documents to go

With Documents to Go you can view native MS Office files like Word, Excel and Powerpoint, supported file formats are .doc,. docx,. xls,. xlsx,. ppt,. pptx. There is also a paid version if you like editing functionality. At the time of writing 50% off is available on the paid version, $14.99 after discount. This is number one Office app for Android if you take into account the install base.

Market download link for Documents to Go 3.0

OpenOffice: Mobile office for Android

Another simple Office app for Android that allows to open and view open office documents on the go.

Market download link of Open office.

Most of the Office apps are compatible with Android 2.2, Android 2.3 and above.

We could not find any free Office application for Android that allows for editing files on Android, there are some trial versions but none is free, if you want to edit Office files on Android, you will have to go for some paid Office app.

Do let us know about your experience with Office apps on Android and help other readers by leaving your valuable feedback in comments.


I forgot to include Google Docs, It is one of the best Office apps and is free too, you can view and edit most of the Office files through the official Google docs application, It has been updated recently and supports most of the Android phones, Download from here.

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