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The new Microsoft Office provides access from virtually anywhere to your familiar Office applications, email, calendar, videoconferencing, and most up-to-date documents, across your devices—from PCs to smartphones to tablets.

Help your customers experience the most powerful Office yet:

  • Smarter applications. Smart, time-saving new ways to create, read, share, and connect.
  • Cloud-connected. Sign in to Office and access documents and settings across multiple devices.1
  • Optimized for touch. Experience Office at its best on Windows 8 devices, optimized for touch.

There are two ways for your customers to experience the new Office:

Microsoft Office 365
Microsoft Office 2013 suites

The Office applications

Meet the updated Office applications.

Resource Description
Learn more about how Office 2013 suites compare to earlier Office versions.
Meet Word 2013

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Learn how familiar concepts and new features make it easy to create documents, collaborate with others, and enjoy reading right from the screen.
Meet Excel 2013

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Explore and visualize data at new depths in less time.
Meet PowerPoint 2013

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Quickly design and deliver dynamic presentations with ease and confidence.
Meet Outlook 2013

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Focus on what’s important with a clear view of email, calendars, and contacts.
Meet OneNote 2013

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Capture notes, pictures, web pages, and media in a digital notebook and access it on the go.

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The following small-business training is available through the Microsoft Partner Network:

Additional courses are available on the Microsoft Partner Network.

Office 365 and Office 2013 licensing and packaging

Your customers will look to you to recommend the Office that best meets their needs. To help them decide which version works best for their circumstances, it is important to understand the number of devices they use.

  • Office 365 is ideal for customers who need Office across multiple devices.
  • Office 2013 suites are a good choice for customers who need Office on only one PC or Mac.

Note Small and midsize businesses also have volume licensing options.

Learn more about Office 365 subscriptions and the Office 2013 suites on the Office Licensing and Packaging page.

The following training courses are available to help you get acquainted with the new Office licensing:

Office for iPad licensing

Resource Description
Review this to-partner presentation to help you understand the benefits to your customers and licensing options.


1. Non-commercial use. Office currently supports PCs running Windows 7 or higher, and Macs with Mac OS X 10.6 or higher. Office Mobile supports Windows Phone devices running Windows Phone OS 7.5 and higher. Additional devices will be added in the future. Internet connection required. Internet and mobile telephone usage charges may apply.

2. Application availability and features vary by platform and device. Publisher, Access, and OneNote available on PC only.

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