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Licensing brief: Licensing Microsoft Office software in Volume Licensing

Applies to all Volume Licensing programs

Summary

This licensing brief addresses the commonly asked questions about licensing Microsoft Office suites in Microsoft Volume Licensing programs.

This brief only addresses questions about use rights for Microsoft Office for the Windows operating system acquired as a software product under a desktop application license (typically, a perpetual license). For more information about use rights for Microsoft Office acquired as a subscription service as part of Microsoft Office Professional Plus for Office 365, see the Licensing Microsoft Office Professional Plus for Office 365 brief. To learn more about licensing Microsoft Office for Mac, see the Licensing Windows and Microsoft Office to Use with the Apple Mac brief.

What’s new in this brief

This brief replaces a previous version published in October 2015. It was updated to reflect details about the Office Online Server and Office Online Service Software Assurance benefit.

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