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Office 2013 is Now Available

Office 2013 has been officially released! This year Microsoft has introduced a new retail offering. Subscriptions. Your not forced into a monthly or yearly subscription, but its an option.


Office 2013 Prices and Versions
Office 2013 Price / Version

You can still buy the traditional retail boxed versions.

Whats Different?

Office 2013 has a big list of new features. Below are some highlighted features but there are many more.

  • Integrated SkyDrive
  • Windows 8 Support
  • Easy File Sharing
  • and more..

What Version is Best for Me?

There are still the traditional versions of Office available. Home and Student, Home and Business, and Office Professional, along with the new Office 365 Home Premium Subscription. All versions except the subscription can only be installed on 1 PC.  The difference between the different versions pretty much only boil down to whether or not you need Outlook and/or Publisher and Access.

Home and Student ($139.99)

  • Install on 1 PC
  • Home Use Only
  • Word, Excel, Power Point, and OneNote

Home and Business ($219.99)

  • Install on 1 PC
  • Home and Business Use
  • Word Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote
  • Outlook

Professional ($399.99)

  • Install on 1 Pc
  • Home and Business Use
  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote
  • Outlook
  • Publisher and Access

365 Home Premium ($99.99 per year)

  • Install on 5 PCs or Macs plus select mobile devices
  • Ongoing access to version updates
  • Home Use Only
  • Word, Excel, Power Point, and OneNote
  • Outlook
  • Publisher and Access
  • Skydrive + 20GB Storage to save your documents online.
  • Steam full-featured office applications to any internet-connected Windows PC.
  • 60 min Skype calls each month to 40+ countries.


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