When it comes to office productivity software such as word processors and spreadsheets, Microsoft has the biggest market share with its Office suite of products. Almost everyone has used Microsoft Word or Excel compared to other software such as WordPerfect or Lotus 1-2-3. And most businesses and home users like to keep their Office software up to date and get the latest version even though it can get quite pricey.
With the anticipated Office 2013 on its way to store shelves soon, Microsoft has announced some pricing for their popular software which comes in a variety of versions depending on your needs. The various versions offer select Office products grouped to meet specific needs such as home users or business users. The release date is not official but it should be at the end of March.
Here is the pricing for the various versions of Office 2013:
- Office 365 Home Premium - $99.99/year
- Office 365 Small Business Premium - $149.99/year
- Office Home & Student 2013 - $139.99
- Office Home & Business 2013 - $219.99
- Office Professional 2013 - $399.99