Using Office Web Apps, you can create Office documents in your web browser. You can edit the online documents in a web browser and in the Office applications that run on your desktop computer (Windows or Mac), mobile device, or Windows Phone. They can also be viewed in a cell phone’s web browser.
Office Web Apps are for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote files. To create a document, go to skydrive.com.
- Sign in at skydrive.com.
If you don’t have an account, click Sign up on the sign-in page.
- Click the type of document you want to create: Word document, Excel workbook, PowerPoint presentation, or OneNote notebook.
- Type a name for the document, and then click Create.
The document opens for editing in the appropriate Web App.
- Excel Web App, PowerPoint Web App, and OneNote Web App save your changes automatically. When you are finished in these Web Apps, click Close near the top of the web page.
- In Word Web App, above the ribbon, click Save before closing the Web App.
With the document stored on SkyDrive, you can access it anytime with a web browser to view, edit, or share it. If you want to work with the document in your Office desktop application click the document to open it in Office Web Apps, and then click Open in Word, Open in Excel, Open in PowerPoint, or Open in OneNote to edit the document in the Office desktop application.
For more information about Office Web Apps see Get started with Office Web Apps.