Microsoft today released the price information of the latest generation office suite products of Office 2013. Office 2013 version can be purchased monthly, which is $8.33 per month, and also by year. Of course you can directly purchase at one time, priced from $139. According to information released by Microsoft, the company will launch monthly purchase Office 2013 for users, which will be named Office 365 Home Premium, the monthly price is $ 8.33, which is $99.99 per year.
The monthly products contain all Office applications, and also with Outlook mail client-side which can be installed on up to 5 computers. In addition, Microsoft also provides users who purchase the products 60-minute Skype international calls monthly, and 20GB SkyDrive network storage space.
Users purchase the new version Office monthly can use Microsoft applications on-demand download service – that is to directly use a section of the application in the Office, without having to be installed on the computer. Microsoft also promised to provide regular updates to these users.
The other for small business users monthly product is called Office 365 Small Business Premium, Lync, SharePoint and InfoPath applications are added, the monthly price is $12.50 per month, or an annual fee of 149.99 dollars, and it can also be installed on up to five computers.
If you want a one-time direct purchase, the Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 is priced at $139.99. This set of entry-level product includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote applications. Office Home and Business 2013 version increases the Outlook application on the basis of the former, and it’s priced at $219.99. Office Professional 2013 version adds the Access and Publisher applications, and is priced at $399.99.
The separately sold version does not include the application of on-demand download services, either update functionality provided in the monthly edition, and it can only be installed on one computer.
Recent rumors that Microsoft plans to launch the Office 2013 upgrade program on October 19. Users buying Office 2010 or Office 2011 Mac Edition can use Office 365 the Home Premium for one year time.
Microsoft has not announced when Office 2013 will be sold, but a company spokesman told the media that Microsoft will launch this product in 277 markets, and most of the United States and Europe users will get direct access to the product activation key instead of the traditional DVD discs. Office 2013 will support direct purchase online.