Office 2019/Office 365 Pricing and Products Explained

Updated Jan 2020 Purchasing a new version of Microsoft Office today in AUSTRALIA  is different from the past because you now have many choices and it’s quite a minefield to negotiate. (click here for prices in other countries) If you are looking for Microsoft Office for Business Version – click here Microsoft Office – Which is the latest version? Microsoft Office 2019 is the current version of Microsoft Office, succeeding Office 2016. It was released to general availability for Windows 10 and for macOS on September 24, 2018. What is the difference between Office 2019 and Office 365? In very simple terms. Office 2019 is an outright purchase and costs from A$169 per computer and is for customers who aren’t ready for the cloud, Office 2019 is the next on-premises version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, Access, and Publisher There are 2 versions, Home & Student, Home & Business Office 365 is a monthly or annual subscription and costs as little as *A$22 per computer per year. *based on purchasing Office 365 Home – A$109/year inc GST and installing on 5 computers How much does Office 365 cost? Click here for a comparison table of prices and features Can you buy Microsoft Office outright? Yes, Office 2019. The outright purchase model is the traditional way of buying previous versions of Microsoft Office (2016, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2007, 2003 etc). This is an expensive way of purchasing Office and we recommend the subscription model. There are three versions of Office 2019 you can buy outright: Office Home & Student 2019 which has Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote; (RRP A$199) Office Home & Business 2019 which also includes Outlook (RRP A$349) Office Professional 2019 which also includes Outlook, Publisher and Access. (RRP A$639) And forget about discounted upgrade prices, there are NO UPGRADES available from Office 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2008, 2011 or earlier. If you wish to purchase Office or Office 365, you will need to pay outright for Office 2019 or per month or year for Office 365. Quick Facts Office 2019 and Office 365 have superseded Office 2016 (For Pc’s) and Office 2011 (for Mac.) or earlier (Office 2013, Office 2010, Office 2008, Office 2007, Office 2003 etc) Office 2019 will ONLY work on Windows 10 and MacOS (it no longer works on earlier windows versions) Office 2016 was recently upgraded to Office 2019 Office 365 remains unchanged besides a renaming of the packages. Boxed retail versions of Office 2016 are still available for purchase at some retail outlets. Avoid these as you are purchasing old stock. Office 365 can be purchased as web-access only, for PC’s or Mac’s on 1 or more devices and there are Individual and Business versions available, offering different features and applications such as 100 or 50GB Mailboxes, Access etc. Microsoft Hosted Exchange – If you are an existing user of any version of Outlook you can get all the advantages of the more expensive options by simply add a Microsoft Hosted Exchange mailbox. This document aims to help you select the most suitable version to suit your needs. (all prices in Australian Dollars) Does Windows 10 come with Microsoft Office? Generally No (except as a FREE trial) but the two do come bundled with some Microsoft Education versions and as Microsoft 365 Business Can you get Microsoft Office for free? Yes, if you are a student (at a participating school) or you purchase Microsoft Hosted Exchange (Plan 1 or Plan 2) you can then get the online (browser) version of MS Office for FREE.   A major advantage of subscribing to Office 365 on a monthly or annual “subscription” basis, is that you always have access to the latest version of Office as long as you continue to pay the subscription fee. Microsoft Office 365 – Annual Subscription Fee, Personal or Home Office 365 Personal Annual Subscription – A$83 per year (RRP A$99) 12-month NEW or RENEWAL subscription for 1 person on 1PC/Mac 1 TB OneDrive cloud storage and also collaborate on documents with others online Premium versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher and Access (Publisher and Access are for PC only) To renew your existing subscription; simply purchase Office 365 here and enter your login ID from your current Microsoft account Self download and Install or pay optional extra fee to have us install/setup for you. Office 365 Home Annual Subscription – A$110 per year (RRP A$129) 12-month subscription for up to 5 people 1 TB OneDrive cloud storage and also collaborate on documents with others online Premium versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher, and Access (Publisher and Access are for PC Only) with Premium support via chat or phone with Microsoft experts Renewing your existing subscription? Simply purchase Office 365 here and enter your login ID from your current Microsoft account For use on multiple PCs/Macs, tablets, and phones (including Windows, iOS, and Android. OS and Android require separate app download) Outright Purchase of Microsoft Office 2019 Microsoft Office Home & Student 2019 (for Mac or PC) A$177 inc GST (RRP A$199) One-time purchase for 1 device – Install on 1 PC or Mac – licensed for home use System Requirements Windows 10 or Mac OS Classic 2019 versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Plus OneNote for Windows 10 Microsoft support included for 60 days at no extra cost Does NOT include Microsoft Outlook Microsoft Office Home & Business 2019 (for PC or Mac) $A328 inc GST (RRP A$349) One-time purchase for 1 device – Install on 1 PC or Mac – Licensed for home and commercial use System Requirements Windows 10 or Mac OS Classic 2019 versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint and Outlook. Plus OneNote for Windows 10 Microsoft Office Professional 2019 (for PC or Mac) $A585 inc GST (RRP A$639) One-time purchase for 1 device – Install on 1 PC or Mac – Licensed for commercial use System Requirements Windows 10 or Mac OS Classic 2019 versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher and Access Plus OneNote for Windows 10 Outright Purchase of Other Microsoft Software Office 365 for Education (FREE) Office 365 … Continue reading Office 2019/Office 365 Pricing and Products Explained