Free Microsoft Office? Yes, you can really get Word, Excel and PowerPoint for $0

You can use Microsoft Office apps for free. 
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The new year is almost here, and it’s likely you’ll need access to a Microsoft Word document, a PowerPoint presentation or the product of another basic tool from Microsoft 365 at least once in 2022 — for either work, school or personal use. Although the software may seem like a necessity, its high price makes some people run the other way. If you don’t want to spend your money on Microsoft 365, don’t stress. There are a few ways to get the service for free.Microsoft’s suite of productivity software consists of …