With the pandemic of coronavirus, everyone is bound to work from home. And in this case, everyone needs tools and applications to work from home. Microsoft Office is a necessity for many. However, there is a change that’s happening in Microsoft. Microsoft Office will become Microsoft 365 from April 20th. And it has bigger and better features at the same price.
Earlier, subscription to Microsoft Office was $150 for a one-time installation or between $70 and $100 every year for access across devices and family members.
But now it costs $7/month for individual use and $10/ month for family use. It has all the productivity tools and software like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Microsoft Teams, Onedrive and Share Point, and additional features as well.
Students can freely access this version of Microsoft and its productivity software. One only needs to visit the site and add their information and their institutions’. After that, the account will be verified. It may take up to a month to get the eligibility for using the service.
Others can also use Microsoft Office online, without any charges. But the drawback is, you can only access it online. Without an Internet connection, the free version isn’t available. Moreover, it has limited features.
Those who want to buy Microsoft Office Software can get a subscription, but before that, they can get a one-month free trial. But one needs to add the credit card details before getting the free trial. If you don’t want to pay and use it, then unsubscribe before one month is up.
It is wise to get the 365 version of Microsoft Office because it has all apps, and gets automatic updates. Moreover, it is economical.