Microsoft hasn’t yet confirmed when it will release the full version of Office 2013 and Office 365. But the Office suite maker has announced the pricing. The price for Office Home and Student 2013 will be $139 including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote. With Microsoft Outlook, Home and Business package price is $219. The highest pricing package is Microsoft Office Professional 2013. In the package, all features of Microsoft Office 2013 has been included along with Access and Publisher and the price of the package is $399. Is that all? No!
Microsoft also announced the Office 365 pricing. According to the announcement, Office 365 Home Premium service charge would be $99 per year. The package has 20GB of SkyDrive storage, 60 minutes of Skype world-wide calling per month, and support for up to 5 devices. That means, Office 365 Home Premium can be used by up to 5 users with one single subscription.
The price of Office 365 Small Business Premium would be $149.99 per user/year. It will allow up to 10 employees. The benefit of the package is that it comes with all the Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Access and Publisher plus Lync, access on up to five computers for a single employee that employees can change any time, 25GB Outlook storage, 10 GB professional-grade cloud storage for the enterprise plus 500MB for each user, online meetings and even website hosting. A 30 day trial will be available online.
If you buy Office 2010 or Office 2011 for Mac by October 19, the you can upgrade to Office 2013 or Office 365 (one year) for free.