You may have heard about something called Office Web Applications over the last few months. If not, just think of it as Microsoft Office delivered through a web browser – okay, it’s not full blown office but it’s unquestionably Office and it looks very familiar. This sort of familiar

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All you need to do is head over to office.live.com and you can start doing exactly as above – creating, editing, uploading, sharing and more. Here’s how it looks for PowerPoint

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Once done you can easily share with a new slider UI to determine who with…and you can share plenty as it uses the free 25gb of storage you get with SkyDrive.

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There is a tonne more details, screenshots and Jason over on The Windows Blog who explain stuff you perhaps wouldn’t expect like version history, document search and more…oh and you can print those documents right from the browser.

It’s available now in the US, UK, Canada, or Ireland. If you don’t live in one of those regions, you can still get access – just click here