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Published on February 26th, 2014 | by admin

Can I use Microsoft Word or Skype?

The quick answer is no. You can’t. Those programs just run in Windows and Mac environment and they do not run in chrome os that in fact is based in an html5 browser.

Altought there are some pre-installed apps that comes along with your chromebook that have the same functionality as Microsoft Word or Skype.

The solution is inside your chromebook in a list of pre-installed apps:

If you want to… On a Chromebook, you could use… Comparable app
Create a document Docs Word, Pages
Create a spreadsheet Sheets Excel, Numbers
Create a presentation Slides Powerpoint, Keynote
Take a note Scratchpad Notepad, Notes
Organize and play music Google Play Music iTunes, Windows Media Player
Edit a photo Open image from Files app GIMP
Make calls and video chat Hangouts Skype
Write and email Gmail Outlook, Mac Mail
Organize your calendar Calendar Outlook, iCal
Find and save files Files My Computer, Finder
Access another computer Chrome remote desktop Remote Desktop Connection, Apple Remote Desktop

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