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Long ago, we published direct download links for Office 2010, and Office 2013. Microsoft has released Office 2016, we are now sharing the direct download links to official, genuine, retail copies of Microsoft Office 2016. Microsoft released Office 2016 on September 22, 2016. The latest edition of the popular productivity suite now features lots of improvements, though most features are for business and enterprise customers. Office 2016 is visually more attractive now and features lots of customization over the earlier edition Office 2013. Both Office 2016 for Windows and Office 2016 for Mac are now available for standalone purchase without Office 365 subscription.

Microsoft has released the latest version of its popular productivity suite, Office 2016 for Windows for everyone. Microsoft Office 2016 promises better security with a focus on collaboration and a few more new features mainly targeted towards its enterprise customers. Office 2016 productivity suite is visually more pleasant and is designed for Windows 10.

Office 2016 “collaboration” feature is worth mentioning here. If you have ever used Office web apps you must have seen how the collaboration happens real-time. Microsoft with the release of Office 2016 has brought in the same real-time co-authoring feature directly into the native Office apps. The next time, say, you are co-authoring a Word document, you can actually see what your co-authors are writing or editing instantly in real-time.

The wait is finally over! Microsoft Office for iPad is finally here. Using Microsoft’s touch version of the Office productivity suite on your iPad you can now do your work while you are on the move. Well, for editing Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files you need to have Office 365 subscription, viewing Office documents and playing slideshows are free.

iPad Office apps directly competes with Apple’s iWork office suite consisting of Pages, Numbers and Keynote. Windows users who are not familiar with iWork suite or OS X users who like to work using Microsoft Office for Mac will surely like the Office apps for iPad. Users will be able to create, edit and open documents, spreadsheets and slides created in the desktop versions of Microsoft Office using either Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint, directly on their iPad.

Microsoft has already released Office 2013 final RTM version to TechNet and MSDN subscribers. Microsoft Office 2013 Consumer Preview was already available as free download. Microsoft has finally made available a 60 day trial of the full version of Office 2013 Professional free download.

Now, even if you are not a TechNet or MSDN subscriber, you can download a fully functional copy of Office 2013 absolutely free from Microsoft. This 60 day trial version is a fully functional copy of Microsoft Office 2013. You can use all functions of the 60 day trial version of Office 2013 without any limitations or restrictions.

Microsoft has released the Customer Preview of its next version of Office productivity suite, Office 2013 (codenamed Office 15). Microsoft has not yet officially named Office 2013, but semi-officially, it’s called The New Microsoft Office. With Office 2013, Microsoft is also pushing hard Office 365, an alternative way of getting the latest version of its productivity suite via subscription and not the traditional up-front payment model, used to get the desktop Office suite.

The Customer Preview milestone (public beta) of Office 2013 is now available for end users to download and test on Windows 7 and Windows 8 desktop PCs, notebooks, and tablets. According to Microsoft, Office 2013 is the “modern” version of their popular productivity suite which is used on billions of PCs worldwide.

Microsoft Office 2010 Starter edition is a scaled down freeware version of the full-fledged Microsoft Office 2010. Other than the free Started edition, the productive suite is available as Home and Student, Home and Business, Standard, Professional, Professional Academic, Professional Plus editions. All these retail versions are easily available for purchase but not the Starter edition. Microsoft Office 2010 Starter is available exclusively with OEM-supplied computer.

The Started edition of Office consists of limited-functionality versions of Word and Excel and includes advertising. It does not include PowerPoint or Outlook. It allows users to upgrade easily to a complete Office 2010 productivity suite when they are ready.

Microsoft on Tuesday delivered the third and last service pack for Microsoft Office 2007 suite and SharePoint 2007.

The service pack includes all public updates, security updates, hot fixes and other updates that were released for Office 2007 through September 2011. According to Microsoft, SP3 also includes “general product fixes and improvements in stability, performance and security.”

Microsoft will retire Office 2007 suite from mainstream support on April 10, 2012. Microsoft will than supply security updates only during a five-year extended support phrase until April 11, 2017. Microsoft will halt all security updates to SP2 after a year from now.

Microsoft has made its new Office for Mac 2011 software available as 30 day trial copy for users. Even though Office for Mac 2011 does not include all the components available in the Windows version of Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010, but it does includes the most essential ones, i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.


Microsoft launched Office for Mac 2011 in October. With Office for Mac 2011 Outlook on Mac will return, offering similar functionality and appearance, including a Mac inspired theme ribbon, as Outlook 2010 for Windows. It will also allow for multiple document editing. Users will now be able to edit the same document at the same time, without getting a lockout notice. It will include document sharing with other Mac and Windows Office users, through SharePoint, SkyDrive and other web apps.

Microsoft Office 2010 is no doubt a very popular office productivity suite. The software giant released three editions of Microsoft Office 2010. These three different retail editions of Office 2010 are Office Home and Student 2010, Office Home and Business 2010 and Office Professional 2010.

Office Home and Student 2010 is the most basic edition of the productivity suite which retails for $149.99. It includes the basic core Office modules which includes Microsoft Office Word 2010, Microsoft Office Excel 2010, Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010 and Microsoft Office OneNote 2010.

Office Home and Business 2010 retails for $279.95 and includes Microsoft Outlook 2010 on top of what is already offered in the basic edition.

Microsoft Office 2010 Professional edition retails for $499.95. This edition includes Microsoft Office Access 2010, Microsoft Office Publisher 2010 including all modules which are included in Office Home and Business 2010 edition.

Microsoft is going to soon launch has launched Microsoft Office 2010 to the public. If you are still not sure if you should switch to Microsoft Office 2010 or stay with the present Microsoft Office version, Microsoft is providing you the option to download and test the latest version of Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 free for 60 days through Technet Evaluation Center.

Since, Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 is the most complete edition of Microsoft Office 2010 (see Microsoft Office 2010 Edition Comparison table below), therefor it is best suited for testing and evaluation purposes. Hence, Microsoft is providing Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 for testing and evaluating purpose.