WPS Office Implements Freemium Version of Software

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PALO ALTO, Calif., June 21, 2016 - WPS Office Software, a leading office productivity suite for PC and mobile devices, has announced general availability of the company's new Freemium, or sponsored access, version of its flagship product. WPS Office had previously allowed free use of of the software, but with restricted functionality. With the Freemium model, users now have full access to all of WPS Office's features and functionality with no subscription needed.

WPS Office is a full office suite solution that includes Writer, Presentation, Spreadsheets and a built in PDF Reader. The software, which has been downloaded by nearly 1.25 billion users, is free to download and has become one of the world's most popular free office suites, fully compatible and comparable to Microsoft® PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.

"We're pleased to offer our customers the full benefits and functionality of our office software on a sponsored access basis," said Cole Armstrong, Senior Director of Marketing, WPS Office Software. "The feedback we've received is overwhelmingly positive in favor of having full software access in exchange for limited ad placements. It is clear the market values our unique office software solution and prefers access to all of the rich functionality it delivers."

The WPS Office suite, which is Android for Work integrated, is available for Android and iOS as well as Windows and Linux-based PCs. The software is available through one of several licensing options, including annual, lifetime, or freemium. In terms of annual licensing, WPS Office is half the price of Microsoft with an annual license fee of $44.99 compared to Microsoft's $99.

About WPS Office Software Palo Alto-based WPS Office Software is a market leader in mobile and desktop office solutions. With over 1.2 billion PC and Mobile installs, the company's flagship app, WPS Office, has become one the world's most popular free office suites, fully compatible and comparable to Microsoft® PowerPoint, Excel and Word. The WPS Office suite is available for Android and iOS as well as Windows and Linux-based PCs. More information can be found at: http://www.wps.com and by following @WPS_Office on Twitter and Liking us on Facebook.

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