Microsoft Office is a desktop application that is designed to be used for office or business use. It’s main applications are Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, OneNote, Outlook and Publisher applications.

Each of the applications in Microsoft Office provide as specific usage such as: Microsoft Word is most widely used, and the most popular program for handling data. It involves the application of computing to the production, editing, and formatting of typed letters and other documents. This program provides a set of tools for entering, editing, and formatting text. Microsoft Excel Creates simple to complex data/numerical spreadsheets. Microsoft PowerPoint is application for creating professional multimedia presentations. Microsoft Access is the database management application. Microsoft Publisher is the introductory application for creating and publishing marketing materials. Microsoft OneNote is a program for free- form knowledge gathering and multi-user collaboration. It gathers user’s notes, screen clipping, and drawing. Notes can be shared over the internet or a network.

Microsoft Office is also available in Office Web Apps and Office 365. Microsoft Office, it was first announced by Bill Gates on August 1, 1988, in Las Vegas.