Office 2019 is a one-time purchase and does not receive feature updates after purchase. Office 2019 includes a subset of features found in Office 365, but it isn’t part of Office 365. Office 2019 will receive quality and security patch updates as required.
Office 365 is the user-based subscription service powered by the Microsoft cloud. It includes the most collaborative, secure, and up-to-date features.
First, check to see if you are eligible for Office 365 Education, which is free for qualified teachers and students, and includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Microsoft Teams, and other classroom tools from Microsoft. Office 365 Education is not a trial and is available for free to accredited academic institutions who have successfully signed up for this program.
Office 2019 is compatible with Windows 10 or macOS. See system requirements for compatible versions of Windows and macOS, and for other feature requirements.
Office 2019 can be installed on one Windows 10 PC or one Mac.
Yes, Office 2019 Home & Business and Office 2019 Home & Student are available for Mac. Office 2019 Professional is for PC only.
No. Office applications are tailored for each platform. The Office applications available for Mac users and the specific features included may be different from those available for PC users.
Office 365, Office 2010, Office 2013, and Office 2016 applications can open your documents without any additional action.
A Microsoft account is an email address and password that you use with Outlook.com, Hotmail, Office, OneDrive, Skype, Xbox, and Windows. As part of purchasing Office, you’ll be prompted to sign in with your Microsoft account. After redeeming your purchase at setup.office.com, your Office product is added to your Microsoft account and you’ll use this account to install or reinstall Office.
Unless you are installing from physical media, internet access is required to download and activate Office 2019.
You don’t need to be connected to the internet to use the Office applications, such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, because the applications are fully installed on your computer.
It is recommended that you uninstall any older versions of Office prior to installing Office 2019
How do I access my applications after I’ve installed Office 2019?
Icons for Office applications are created when you install Office. You can start the applications by clicking the icons, which are installed in the following locations:
· Windows 10: Start menu. You can also type the name of the application you want to launch (for example, Word) in Cortana.
o Tip: You can also pin an application shortcut to your Start screen or your desktop taskbar for convenient access.
Mac: You can start the applications by clicking the application icons which can be found in the Launchpad and in the Applications folder in Finder
How do I make sure I always have the latest Office applications?
Office Home and Business 2019 is for families and small businesses who want classic Office apps and email. It includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and more.
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