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Applies to: Office 365

Topic Last Modified: 2014-12-15

Microsoft Office is a powerful service that helps you unleash your best ideas, get things done, and stay connected on the go. Simply sign in for a personalized experience and all the most up-to-date Office applications, with new and enhanced features continually being added. Learn more about Office and Office 365 system requirements.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Office Mobile for Windows Phone includes Word for Windows Phone, Excel for Windows Phone, and PowerPoint for Windows Phone. The apps are available to download for free, and with applicable Office 365 plans, you can create and edit documents on your Windows Phone. To learn how Office Mobile for Windows Phone compares with it's desktop counterparts, see:

To view feature availability across Office 365 plans, standalone options, and on-premise solutions, see Office Applications Service Description.

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