Microsoft now offers discounts of 30% on consumer-grade Office 365 subscriptions to employees of companies with "Home Use Program" agreements.The savings reduced Office 365 Home subscription to $69.99 yearly, and Office 365 Personal to $48.99.Home Use Program (HUP) is one of the benefits provided by Software Assurance (SA), in turn either included with some Office licensing categories or optional with others. Although SA may be best known for granting upgrade rights to the next version of a "perpetual" license - such as Office 2019 - it also is included with some subscription-based licensing of, for instance, Office 365 or its more inclusive big sister, Microsoft 365.HUP has long offered employees of eligible organizations discounts on perpetual Office licenses, those purchased with one-time payments that grant the user rights to run the software as long as desired, even theoretically in perpetuity. The offer of Office 365 Home and Office 365 Personal, however, is new.Reports in … [Read more...] about Microsoft discounts consumer Office 365 by 30% under ‘Home Use Program’
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Microsoft Office may be the de facto productivity tool for millions of workers worldwide, but it's no monolith. Rather than a single, towering smooth-black Office, there's a whole Stonehenge of options: Office on the iPhone, on iPad, Office on Android smartphones, Office on personal computers, Windows and macOS, Office with a handful of applications, Office with fist-fulls of apps.But when you get down to it, there are really only two kinds of Office. One, labeled Office 2019, is the stand-alone suite that traces its roots back to the last century. The other, Office 365, is the subscription service that debuted in 2011.How they differ can be confusing, especially since each includes, more or less, the same applications. Here are three ways to tell these tools apart, and a look at what's coming, based on Microsoft's new support policies for both Office 2019 and Office 365.How Office is paid forOf the differences between Office 2019 and Office 365, purchase plans are among the most … [Read more...] about What are the differences between Microsoft Office 2019 and Office 365?
Get a year subscription for up to six users with Office 365 Home for $54.99 on Amazon. The same subscription costs $100 from Microsoft. Since this subscription dropped to $80, it has been selling around that price on Amazon. We have never seen it go this low ever. The $55 Home subscription is just one of a couple Office 365 deals on Amazon today. If you don't need to share your subscription on multiple devices or with multiple people, you can get Office 365 Personal for $39.99. It is also a one-year subscription that normally sells for $50 and goes for as much as $70 at Microsoft. You can always choose later to upgrade to Home if you want more devices. Of course, if you'd rather just not pay a subscription at all, you can go with Home and Student 2019 for $99.99. That's $30 off its Amazon price and $50 off Microsoft's. This is a one-time purchase that gives you classic 2019 versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote. You won't have to pay another dime for it, but you also won't … [Read more...] about Do your best work with a one-year subscription to Office 365 Home for $55
If you're planning to upgrade, or you're new to Microsoft Office, you probably noticed that now you have two options: Office 2019 and Office 365. If you're a little confused on which one to get, you're not alone. Although both versions offer the same apps, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook with the latest core features, there are some significant differences that come down to the cost of ownership and list of features. (And to be clear, Office 2019 isn't a replacement for Office 365.) In this Windows 10 guide, we'll walk you through the information you need to know to decide between getting Office 2019 or Office 365. Office 2019 features Office 2019 is the name that Microsoft is using for the standalone version of the popular suite of office apps, which doesn't require a monthly subscription, meaning that once you go through the one-time purchase, you own the copy forever. Using this option (also known as "perpetual" or "on-premises" version of Office), you can only … [Read more...] about Should you buy Office 2019 or Office 365?
When Microsoft released Office 2019 for Windows this fall, it did so not with a bang, but a whisper. In years gone by, Microsoft typically trumpeted new Office releases with great fanfare and hoopla, but this time it released a blog post or two with few details and left it at that.There’s good reason for that: Microsoft is pushing Office 365, the subscription of version of Office, over the perpetual version of the suite. When you purchase a perpetual version of Office, such as Office 2016 or Office 2019, you pay a one-time fee for it and own it forever — and it never gets new features. That’s in contrast to Office 365, which requires an ongoing subscription fee and is constantly updated with new features. It’s clear that Microsoft wants people to move to Office 365, so it wants to draw as little attention as possible to any new perpetual Office release.There’s another reason that Microsoft whispered. It used to be that whenever Microsoft released Office … [Read more...] about Review: Office 2019 is the best advertisement yet for Office 365