Microsoft’s Office Store is now open for users. Office Store portal enables Office and SharePoint users to search for, discover and install apps. Users will need a Microsoft account and the preview version of Office, SharePoint or Exchange in order to start using it. According to Microsoft, they have made it easy to get and use:
We’ve also focused on making it really easy to get, install and use apps. In the Insert tab of the ribbon choose “Apps for Office” and you’ll see apps from the Office Store. Users can learn more about apps in the store (and read reviews), acquire (or buy) them, and start using them straight away. All apps that are listed on the Store get extensively validated so users can trust them. Since these apps are all based on web-standards, they load straight away – there’s no need for IT to pre-load them.