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Office Applications
 

Applies to: Office 365

Topic Last Modified: 2014-10-15

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To quickly see which applications are available in the various Office 365 plans, see Office application availability across Office 365 plans.

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word is a full-featured word processing program for Windows and Mac operating systems. See what’s new in Word 2013 or what's new in Word for Mac 2011.

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet program that features calculation, graphic tools, pivot tables, and macro programming language support for Windows and Mac operating systems. See what’s new in Excel 2013 or what's new in Excel for Mac 2011.

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint is a presentation program for Windows and Mac operating systems. See what’s new in PowerPoint 2013 or what's new in PowerPoint for Mac 2011.

Microsoft OneNote

Microsoft OneNote is a free-form note-taking program for Windows operating systems. See what’s new in OneNote 2013.

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook is an email program for Windows and Mac operating systems. See what’s new in Outlook 2013 or what's new in Outlook for Mac 2011.

Microsoft Publisher

Microsoft Publisher is a desktop publishing program for Windows operating systems. See what’s new in Publisher 2013.

Microsoft Access

Microsoft Access is a database management solution for Windows operating systems. See what’s new in Access 2013.

Microsoft Lync

Microsoft Lync is an instant messaging client used with Lync Online. See what’s new in Lync 2013.

Microsoft InfoPath

Microsoft InfoPath is a program that allows you to design, distribute, complete, and submit electronic forms. You may choose to add the InfoPath Form Web Part to a SharePoint Online site. Learn more about the InfoPath Form Web Part.

Windows 8 Apps

Some Office applications, such as Excel and Word, have tiles pinned to the Start screen of Windows 8 and Windows RT devices, by default. Learn more about finding and starting Office applications in Windows 8 or Windows 8 RT.

Office for iPad

Office for iPad includes Word for iPad, Excel for iPad, and PowerPoint for iPad. The apps are available to download for free, and with applicable Office 365 plans, you can create and edit documents on your iPad. To learn how Office for iPad apps compare with their desktop counterparts on the Mac and Windows platforms, see:

Office application availability across plans

Use the following table to compare application availability across subscription and volume licensed solutions.

 

Office Applications

Office Professional Plus 2013

Office 365 ProPlus

Office 365 Business

Office 365 Business Essentials

Office 365 Business Premium

Office 365 Enterprise E1

Office 365 Education E1

Office 365 Government E1

Office 365 Enterprise E3

Office 365 Education E3

Office 365 Government E3

Office 365 Enterprise E4

Office 365 Education E4

Office 365 Government E4

Office 365 Enterprise K1

Office 365 Government K1

Microsoft Word

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

Microsoft Excel

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

Microsoft PowerPoint

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

Microsoft OneNote

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

Microsoft Outlook

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

Microsoft Publisher

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

Microsoft Access

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

Microsoft Lync

Yes

Yes

Yes1

Yes1

Yes1

Yes1

Yes

Yes

Yes1

Microsoft InfoPath

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

Windows 8 Apps

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Office for Mac 2011 in Office 365

No

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

Office for iPad

No

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

NoteNote:
1      Lync 2013 Basic is available for all customers. The Lync Basic desktop client is a locally installed application that provides presence, instant messaging and conferencing features for Office 365 plans that include Lync Online. Office 365 ProPlus, Office 365 Enterprise E3 and Office 365 Enterprise E4 include the full Lync application, which include additional features including advanced telephony support, archiving & compliance features. A Lync Online license must be assigned for each user. For more information on Lync Basic features, see Clients for Lync Online.
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