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Microsoft Office is a family of client software, server software, and services developed by Microsoft.
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Microsoft Office is a family of client software, server software, and services developed by Microsoft.
Its best known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, the Microsoft Office suite, and the Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers.

Microsoft Office 2016

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The current desktop version is Office 2016 for Windows and macOS, released on 22 September 2015 and 9 July 2015, respectively.
Microsoft Office 2016 (codenamed Office 16) is a version of the Microsoft Office productivity suite, succeeding both Office 2013 and Office for Mac 2011.

Microsoft Excel

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Initially a marketing term for an office suite (bundled set of productivity applications), the first version of Office contained Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint.
Excel forms part of Microsoft Office.

Office Online

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Microsoft also produces and runs Office Online, a web-based version of core Office apps, which is included as part of a Microsoft account.
Office Online (known before 2014 as Office Web Apps) is an online office suite offered by Microsoft, which allows users to create and edit files using lightweight Microsoft Office web apps: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote.

Microsoft Word

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Initially a marketing term for an office suite (bundled set of productivity applications), the first version of Office contained Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint.
Commercial versions of Word are licensed as a standalone product or as a component of Microsoft Office, Windows RT or the discontinued Microsoft Works suite.

Microsoft Works

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Works was smaller, was less expensive, and had fewer features than Microsoft Office or other major office suites.

Microsoft Outlook

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Microsoft Outlook 2016 for Mac debuted on 31 October 2014.
Microsoft Outlook is a personal information manager from Microsoft, available as a part of the Microsoft Office suite.

Microsoft Access

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The professional edition contained all of the items in the standard version plus Microsoft Access 7.0.
It is a member of the Microsoft Office suite of applications, included in the Professional and higher editions or sold separately.

Microsoft Office 2013

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There is also Office RT, a touch-optimized version of the standard desktop Office suite, pre-installed on Windows RT.
Microsoft Office 2013 (codenamed Office 15 ) is a version of Microsoft Office, a productivity suite for Microsoft Windows.

Microsoft PowerPoint

Initially a marketing term for an office suite (bundled set of productivity applications), the first version of Office contained Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint.
PowerPoint had been included in Microsoft Office from the beginning.

Microsoft OneNote

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Two new applications made their debut in Office 2003: Microsoft InfoPath and OneNote.
OneNote was available as a part of Microsoft Office; this version is abandoned and only a feature-reduced and touch-optimized Windows 10 UWP-App is available.

Office Business Applications

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Microsoft also positions Office as a development platform for line-of-business software under the Office Business Applications brand.
Office Business Applications (OBA) is a marketing term for software applications that use the Microsoft Office system (such as Outlook, Word, or Excel) as the user interface for an application.


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Office Mobile enables users to save and access documents on OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, and SharePoint.
SharePoint is a web-based collaborative platform that integrates with Microsoft Office.

Microsoft Teams

The service integrates with the company's Office 365 subscription office productivity suite, including Microsoft Office and Skype, and features extensions that can integrate with non-Microsoft products.

Microsoft Visio

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Microsoft Visio (formerly Microsoft Office Visio) is a diagramming and vector graphics application and is part of the Microsoft Office family.

Microsoft Office mobile apps

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More recently, Microsoft developed Office Mobile, which are free-to-use versions of Office applications for mobile devices.
They are meant to be compatible with desktop versions of the office suite.

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Over the years, Office applications have grown substantially closer with shared features such as a common spell checker, OLE data integration and Visual Basic for Applications scripting language.
VBA is built into most Microsoft Office applications, including Office for Mac OS X (except version 2008), and other Microsoft applications, including Microsoft MapPoint and Microsoft Visio.

Office 365

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Office Mobile for both iPhone and Android, available for free from the App Store and Google Play Store respectively, initially required a qualifying Office 365 subscription to activate, but in March 2014, with the release of Office for iPad, the apps were updated making them fully free for home use, although a subscription is still required for business use.
Office 365 is a line of subscription services offered by Microsoft, as part of the Microsoft Office product line.

Microsoft Project

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It is part of the Microsoft Office family but has never been included in any of the Office suites.

Office Sway

Office Sway is a presentation program and is part of the Microsoft Office family of products.

Microsoft Office shared tools

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Microsoft Office shared tools are software components that are (or were) included in all Microsoft Office products.


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Microsoft has granted patent rights to the formats technology under the Open Specification Promise and has made available free downloadable converters for previous versions of Microsoft Office including Office 2003, Office XP, Office 2000 and Office 2004 for Mac OS X. Third-party implementations of Office Open XML exist on the Windows platform (LibreOffice, all platforms), macOS platform (iWork '08, NeoOffice, LibreOffice) and Linux (LibreOffice and 3.0).
LibreOffice also supports the file formats of most other major office suites, including Microsoft Office, through a variety of import/export filters.

Microsoft Publisher

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Publisher is included in higher-end editions of Microsoft Office, reflecting Microsoft's emphasis on the application as an easy-to-use and less expensive alternative to the "heavyweights" with a focus on the small-business market, where firms do not have dedicated design professionals available to make marketing materials and other documents.

Microsoft Office 2010

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This marks the first time Microsoft does not offer physical or permanent software at academic pricing, in contrast to the University versions of Office 2010 and Office 2011.
Microsoft Office 2010 (codenamed Office 14 ) is a version of the Microsoft Office productivity suite for Microsoft Windows.

Windows Mobile

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Office Mobile is or was also available, though no longer supported, on Windows Mobile, Windows Phone and Symbian.
The mobile version of Microsoft Office, is the default office suite.