Free Alternatives to Microsoft Office (Excel and Word)
Some courses require tools such as Microsoft Excel.
Enlightium does not provide these resources for students, so families have a few options:
Order Microsoft office and look for student discounts. Student ID cards are available from Enlightium, which may aid in students receiving a discount.
Use free and legal alternatives such as:
Google Sheets and Docs, which are available with a Gmail account
Easy to use
Works with all computers, laptops and tablets
Offline access available
Document modifications are tracked and can be reverted back to an older version
- Microsoft Office Online, a free browser-based version of Microsoft Office
- Limited editing features
- Can only be used with Internet connection