At long last, Microsoft Office is finally available on Chromebooks

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In what appears to be the final chapter in a rather inexplicable saga, Microsoft's Office suite is now compatible with all Google Chromebooks with access to the Google Play store. If you haven't followed this story, here's what you need to know. Back in 2013, Microsoft released Office Mobile for iOS and Android. Then, in September 2016, Google brought support for Android apps to Chrome OS. Chromebook owners assumed that the mobile version of Office (which has since been split into separate apps) would work on all Chrome OS devices. They were incorrect.

But after over a year of waiting, Chrome Unboxed reported last Wednesday that, without any warning or explanation, the Office suite of Android apps is suddenly working on seemingly every Chrome OS device in existence.

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