Chromebook Microsoft Office apps will no longer receive support — Here’s why

Chromebook owners who use Microsoft’s Chrome OS Office apps must switch to the web-based platform. The Redmond-based tech giant is ending its support for Word, Excel, Outlook, OneNote and Power apps in September, according to About Chromebooks.

Why is Microsoft abandoning its Chromebook-based Office apps? Android Police speculates that the development team got sick and tired of trying to optimize Office software for Chromebooks.

Microsoft ends support for Chrome OS Office apps