Microsoft has released Office 2010. It is available in three different retail editions:
- Office Home and Business 2010
- Office Home and Student 2010
- Office Professional 2010
Office Home and Student 2010 is the basic edition that is retailing for $149.99 and includes the core Office modules including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote. Office Home and Business 2010 which retails for $279.95 and includes Microsoft Outlook on top of what is offered in the basic edition. Office 2010 Professional which retails for $499.95 and is the only edition that includes Access 2010 and Publisher 2010.
Earlier, we’ve shared how you can get a fully functional 60 day trial version of Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 via TechNet center:
The Redmond giant now offers a free download of Microsoft Office trial versions, so that customers can test before upgrading their office productivity suite. Trial downloads are available for all the three retail editions of Office 2012.
You can download Office 2010 using the direct download links below:
Microsoft Office 2010 Trial Direct Downloads Links
- Download Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010 (X16-32007.exe)
- Download Microsoft Office Home and Business 2010 (X16-32007.exe)
- Download Microsoft Office Professional 2010 (X16-32007.exe)
Please note that the links provided are for Office 2010 English versions. You’ll need a free trial key to install Office 2010.
Get free Microsoft Office 2010 product key (60-day trial version)
You can ask for your free Office 2010 free trial product key from here.
Update: If you are clicking on the link above to get your free Microsoft Office 2010 product key, Microsoft is redirecting you to Microsoft Office 365 trial page. We want to clarify again that we are not issuing any product keys. If Microsoft is not issuing trial keys, we won’t be able to help you. You can though download a fully functional 60 day trial version Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013.
At that website, click on the Try It Now button, it will lead you to Windows Live login form. You may have to fill your first name, last name and country before you receive Microsoft Office trial product key with download link.
If you want to test Office 2010 for more than 60 days, then you should take a look at the Office 2010 rearm instructions:
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