Microsoft Office 2016 Retail

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Microsoft Office Home & Business 2016 Retail

 Microsoft Office Professional 2016 Retail

Benefits

Make ideas stand out
Stay organized
Share files simply

Benefits

Work like a pro
Extend your Office
Share files simply

Features

  • Word 2016, Excel 2016, PowerPoint 2016, OneNote 2016, and Outlook 2016
  • Be a power Office user—the easy way. Type what you want help with in the new Tell Me box on the ribbon and it will tell you how to do it.
  • New themes let you choose the Office experience that’s right for you. Dark and Dark Gray themes provide high contrast that’s easier on the eyes, and the Colorful theme gives you a modern look that’s consistent across your devices.
  • Enhance your reading experience with Insights, powered by Bing, which shows you relevant information from the web when you’re reading an Office file.
  • Do more with your Word docs: pop in an online video, open a PDF and edit the content, and align pictures and diagrams with minimal fuss.
  • Excel templates do most of the setup and design for you, so you can focus on your information.
  • Create compelling presentations with alignment, color-matching, and other design tools in PowerPoint.
  • Draw, handwrite, type, click, or swipe your notes in OneNote. Your notes are saved, searchable, and synced to OneNote apps on your other devices.
  • Outlook is automatically connected to your Microsoft web mail account. Sync tasks and calendars with Outlook to put all your plans together.
  • Best for home businesses and small offices.
  • Word 2016, Excel 2016, PowerPoint 2016, OneNote 2016, Outlook 2016, Publisher 2016, and Access 2016.
  • Capture your ideas however you work best, using keyboard, pen, or touchscreen.
  • Be a power Office user—the easy way. Type what you want help with in the new Tell Me box on the ribbon and it will tell you how to do it.
  • New themes let you choose the Office experience that’s right for you. Dark and Dark Gray themes provide high contrast that’s easier on the eyes, and the Colorful theme gives you a modern look that’s consistent across your devices.
  • Enhance your reading experience with Insights, powered by Bing, which shows you relevant information from the web when you’re reading an Office file.
  • Let one of the templates from the Start screen do most of the setup and design, so you can focus on your ideas and data
  • Keep track of comments in Word documents and mark them as done with the new reply button.
  • Pull content from PDFs straight into Word. Open PDFs and edit paragraphs, lists, and tables just as you do in familiar Word documents.
  • Save time formatting information in Excel so you can draw insights from your data faster. New tools recognize your pattern and auto-complete data.
  • New modern charts and graphs in Excel give you more ways to explore and tell compelling stories with your business data. Excel recommends charts best suited for your data, and gives you a preview how your data will look.
  • In Excel, you can now create basic forecasts on your data series with one click to visualize future trends.
  • Share your PowerPoint presentation over the web by sending a link to it or using the free Office Presentation Service to deliver it, so your audience can join you from anywhere.
  • Embed Excel spreadsheets, diagrams, audio clips, videos, and almost any other kind of file in your OneNote notebooks. Your notes are saved, searchable, and synced to OneNote apps on your other devices, so you can use or share them from anywhere.
  • Respond faster with inline replies—replies positioned right within the body of the original message—in Outlook. Just type your response in the Reading Pane.
  • Save time with the online photo printing options in Publisher.
  • List and summarize data from a related table or query fast in Access. Simply click an item to open a detailed view of that item.
  • Best for home businesses and very small businesses

Office Professional 2016 = Office Home & Business 2016 + Publisher 2016 (Desktop Publishing) + Access 2016 (Database) 

Compare Office 2016 as a one-time purchase to an Office 365 subscription

One-Time Purchase
(Example: Office Home & Business 2016)
Office 365 subscription
(Example: Office 365 Pro Plus)
CostPay a single, one-time costPay multiple small monthly fee
Office applicationsIncludedGet Office 2016 applications, like Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Your apps won’t be updated when new features are released.IncludedGet the latest version of Office applications, like Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Right now that’s Office 2016, but your version will continue to receive new feature updates. PC users also get Access and Publisher.
Feature updatesNot includedSecurity updates are included, but you won’t get new features that are added to Office 2016. Upgrades to major releases are not included.IncludedYour version of Office will always be improving. Get the latest features and updates from Microsoft. Major upgrades to future versions are included.
Install Office on more than one computer (Mac or PC)Not includedOne-time purchases are designed for a single operating system, so your copy of Office is good for either one Mac or one PC.IncludedWith Office 365 Home, you can install Office desktop applications on up to 5 computers, which can be a combination of Macs and PCs. If you don’t need all of those installs, share them with members of your household.
Install Office and get advanced features on tablets and phonesNot includedGet basic editing features only on your tablet or phone.IncludedGet extra features when you sign in to Office apps on your device. With Office 365 Home, you’ll get these extra features on up to 5 tablets and 5 smartphones.
Extra online storageNot includedNot included.IncludedSecurely store your files in the cloud and access them from anywhere. Get 1 TB of OneDrive cloud storage per user, for up to 5 users.
Technical support is includedNot includedInitial technical support is included for installing only.IncludedContact us throughout your subscription at no extra cost for help with technical issues, or for subscription and billing support.