Microsoft Office 2013 Pro version: Ready for test drive
Microsoft Office 2013, the latest version of Microsoft Office productivity suite, made its entry to the manufacturers desk in the mid of October, but its general availability is slated not before the first quarter of 2013. But if you want to get your hands on the Microsoft’s latest release before the scheduled date, then we have some good news for you.
To let its users taste the latest version of its popular programming suite, Microsoft has released a trial version of Microsoft Office Pro 2013 on its official website. This 60-day trial version of Office Professional Plus 2013 will allow users to explore the preview version of Microsoft’s powerful and up-to-date business products, including Office, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, SharePoint, Publisher, Exchange, Lync, and OneNote. The 60-days test-drive period will give you ample time to be sure that this latest Office productivity suit is worth an upgrade.
The trial version is available both in 32-bit and 64-bit versions and is only compatible with Windows 7 and Windows 8 operating systems, making Windows XP and Windows Vista users feeling alienated. Besides English, the download is available in various other languages, including Chinese, French, Russian, German, Dutch, Italian, Japanese, Hebrew, Korean, Portuguese, and Spanish.
Some of the interesting features included in this newest version include:
- Modern style, touch-based interface
•Â Â Â Improved Start Screen offering new start experience
•Â Â Â More graphics options
•Â Â Â Online picture support
•Â Â Â Easier charting options in Excel
How to download the trial version:
- Click on TechNet Â and then click on the ‘Get Started Now’Â button.
- Finish the registration process and write down your product key.
- Choose your preferred language and clickÂ ‘Download’.
- You have downloaded an IMG file. If you are running Windows 8, then right-click the file and chooseÂ ‘Mount’ and run the Setup program. If you have Windows 7, then you will need a utility, likeÂ Virtual CloneDrive,Â to complete the process. Or, you can also burn the IMG onto a CD or DVD and then install the suite from there.
Just follow these simple steps and upgrade to Microsoft Office 2013 Pro version. Also, do let us know you’re experience with the latest productivity suite.
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