Microsoft Office

suite of office programs developed by Microsoft

Microsoft Office or Microsoft Office System is a collection of computer programs made by Microsoft. Microsoft Office is a collection of office-related applications. Each application serves a unique purpose and offers a specific service to its users. The programs are created for all users. There are different versions of the software for home users and for business users. Some versions may offer more programs, and some versions cost less than others, but none are for free. The current version is Office 2021, which was released on October 5, 2021.[1]

Microsoft Office
Original author(s)Microsoft
Initial release1983 (as Microsoft Office 8x)
Stable release
Microsoft Office 2021 / October 5, 2021; 19 months ago (2021-10-05)
Operating systemMicrosoft Windows
Available inOver 35 languages
TypeOffice suite


The versions available are made up of some or all or more of the following programs:

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Office 365Edit

Microsoft Office 365 is a new way of sharing Microsoft Office documents with people from your organization or between your computers, syncing to the cloud. In order to sync to the cloud, you need a Microsoft account. Actual versions include:

  • Personal
  • Home
  • Business Essentials
  • Enterprise E1
  • Business Premium
  • Entreprise E3
  • Enterprise E4

You can get a free trial of Office for 30 days.


  1. Warren, Tom (September 16, 2021). "Microsoft Office 2021 will launch on October 5th". The Verge. Archived from the original on April 17, 2022. Retrieved September 16, 2021.

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