Can I still use 2010?

office 2010

Support for Office 2010 ended on October 13, 2020 and there will be no extension and no extended security updates. All of your apps will continue to function. However, you could expose yourself to serious and potentially harmful security risks.

What means for you after October 13, 2020

  • Microsoft will no longer provide technical support, bug fixes, or security fixes for vulnerabilities which may be subsequently reported or discovered. This includes which can help protect your PC from harmful viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.
  • You’ll no longer receive software updates from .
  • You’ll no longer receive phone or chat technical support.
  • No further updates to support content will be provided and most online help content will be retired.
  • You’ll no longer be able to download from the Microsoft web site.

Microsoft Office – Which is the latest version?

The latest version(s) of Microsoft now comes in 2 purchase options:

  1. subscription (annual subscription)
  2. 2021 (one-time purchase)

2021 is the current version of Microsoft Office, succeeding 2019, and Office 2013. It was released to general availability for 10 and for macOS on September 24, 2018.

What is the difference between Office 2021 and Office 365?

In very simple terms.

  •  is an outright purchase for 1 PC or Mac and costs from A$169 per computer and is for customers who aren’t ready for the cloud, is on-premises version of , Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, Access, and Publisher and lasts 3 to 5 years. There are 3 versions, Home & Student, Home & Business , Professional
  • is a monthly or annual subscription and costs as little as *A$22 per computer per year and can be installed on up to 5 computers (PC or Mac)
*based on  Office 365 Home – A$109/year inc GST and installing on 5 computers

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