Office Home & Business 2016

For home businesses and very small businesses

  • Includes fully installed Office applications, including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and Outlook
  • Install on 1 PC or 1 Mac

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Compatible with Windows 7 or later, Office 2016 for Mac requires Mac OS X 10.10. Microsoft account required.

Make ideas stand out

Your ideas make your business distinctive. Use the templates from Word or Excel or a new wide-screen PowerPoint template to turn those ideas into impactful, professional presentations.

Stay organized

Coordinating work and home life can be challenging. With Outlook email, shared calendars, and task-list tools, you can manage home and work schedules together.

Share files simply

Store your files online, so you can get to them when you’re on the go and you can quickly invite others to review or edit them.

Office Home & Business 2016 includes:

Office Suite

  • Word 2016, Excel 2016, PowerPoint 2016, OneNote 2016, and Outlook 2016
  • Be a power Office user—the easy way. Type what you want help with in the new Tell Me box on the ribbon and it will tell you how to do it.
  • New themes let you choose the Office experience that’s right for you. Dark and Dark Gray themes provide high contrast that’s easier on the eyes, and the Colorful theme gives you a modern look that’s consistent across your devices.
  • Enhance your reading experience with Insights, powered by Bing, which shows you relevant information from the web when you’re reading an Office file.
  • Do more with your Word docs: pop in an online video, open a PDF and edit the content, and align pictures and diagrams with minimal fuss.
  • Excel templates do most of the setup and design for you, so you can focus on your information.
  • Create compelling presentations with alignment, color-matching, and other design tools in PowerPoint.
  • Draw, handwrite, type, click, or swipe your notes in OneNote. Your notes are saved, searchable, and synced to OneNote apps on your other devices.
  • Outlook is automatically connected to your Microsoft web mail account. Sync tasks and calendars with Outlook to put all your plans together.
  • Best for home businesses and small offices.

Frequently asked questions

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With Office 365 subscription plans you get the fully installed Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher, and Access (Publisher and Access are available on PC only). You can install Office 365 across multiple devices, including PCs, Macs, Android tablets, Android phones, iPad, and iPhone. In addition, with Office 365 you get services like online storage with OneDrive for home use. When you have an active Office 365 subscription, you always have the most up-to-date version of the Office applications. Learn more about Office 365.

Office as a one-time purchase includes applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for use on a single PC or Mac. The applications are not automatically updated; to get the latest version, you must purchase Office again when the new version becomes available. Current Office application versions available for one-time purchase are Office 2016 for Windows and Mac. Previous versions include Office 2013, Office 2011 for Mac, Office 2010, Office 2007, Office 2008 for Mac, and Office 2004 for Mac. Office 2010 and Office 2007 are compatible with Windows 8.1 and earlier. Office as a one-time purchase does not include any of the services included in Office 365. Learn more about the difference between Office 365 and Office 2016.

Learn more about Office 365 for your small business

The current version of Office supports PCs running Windows 7 or later and Macs running Mac OS X 10.10 or later for Office 2016 for Mac. For more information, including requirements for iPad® and Android™ tablets, view full system requirements.

Office 2007, Office 2010, Office 2013, or Office 2016 users can open documents created without any additional action. Customers using earlier versions of Office may need to download and install a compatibility pack.

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