Office 365 has been a widely successful product from Microsoft, and as it continues to grow momentum, Microsoft has been focused on giving students the best of it. On Tuesday, Microsoft rolled out their next initiative, giving Office 365 to students for free from their school.
Microsoft is battling Google and other software makers in this student space, and knows that by giving away Office 365, they can get students using it over Google Docs and others. The free Office 365 product is only available to students from their school, but available anywhere.
How Are Students Eligible?
Millions of students are now eligble for Office 365 from their schools, and its available to any student, no matter where they are. Microsoft counted at least 20 million students in Australia, Gemany, Brazil, Turkey, and more countries. It was initially just a US only product, but its available globally.
Students can goto office.com/getoffice365 and enter their school provided email address. Teachers can goto office.com/teachers, and enter their school provided email address as well. It’s a free product, and doesn’t require any type of payment. It’s available with storage in the cloud, and OneNote Class Notebook.
What’s Included For Free?
In the free Office 365, students and teachers get: The latest version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Access and Publisher installed on up to five PCs or Macs and up to five mobile devices like iPad, Android and Windows tablets. This will make it huge for students to download and use today.
Additionally, students get 1TB of storage on OneDrive you can use to store and share all your documents across all your devices. Lastly, students and teachers also get Office Online for in-browser editing, collaboration and co-authoring. These should get students and teachers using Office 365 immediately.
Students and teachers rejoice with Office 365. Download it and start using it today.