Advertisement Image: To do so, Word will be getting the aptly named Focus mode, which darkens the screen and reduces the displayed UI elements. Mac users will also now have customizable ribbons aka drop-down menus in their version of the Word interface. Advertisement Also, PC users will now have travel and delivery cards, while Mac users get new email templates; a Send Later function for scheduling delivery times; and read receipts.
Both platforms also get Office Group integration. PowerPoint Image: Microsoft Advertisement The changes for PowerPoint are all about enhanced media and visual element support in presentations. OneNote OneNote is arguably the biggest change included in Office This is technically a new OneNote release entirely, one that can replace OneNote though OneNote remains available and will be supported by Microsoft through This new version, dubbed OneNote for Windows 10, includes Ink-to-Text support, meaning your handwritten words will be turned into typed text, plus better syncing between connected devices.
Microsoft Advertisement Finally, Excel gets a host of new functions—like new formulas and chart options, and support for 2D maps and timelines—to better present and organize your data. Office A Traditional Software Product Office is a traditional software product. After paying the up-front fee, you get an Office license. This package does not include Outlook, Publisher, and Access.
You can download and use Office for as long as you want. You own it. You can only install Office on a single PC or Mac at a time. Office Personal: Office Personal is the subscription plan designed for a single person who needs Office on a single computer. Office gives you access to download and use the latest version of Office. You can either subscribe through your Microsoft account with a credit card or buy yearly Office codes and add them to your account to redeem subscription time.
Microsoft also offers a one-month free trial of Office Personal , so you can try it before paying anything. However, it also includes Outlook, Publisher, and Access. In addition, you get 1 TB of online storage space in OneDrive and 60 minutes of Skype minutes every month. You can use these minutes to call phones from Skype. You can only download and use Office through Office if your subscription is current.
If you stop paying for the subscription, you lose access to your Office applications. Just deactivate the license from your Windows PC and install it on your Mac.
Updated July 5, , 5: Office vs. Office is the the traditional Microsoft Office product, sold for a one-time, up-front fee. Office , on the other hand, is the new way Microsoft wants you to buy Office. Rather than paying a hefty up-front price, you pay a monthly or yearly fee and get access to the latest version of Office for as long as you pay the fee. You also get additional OneDrive cloud storage and access to the Office apps for tablets. You can choose a subscription that allows you to install Office on up to five different computers, sharing it with your family, or just get Office for yourself.