Office Home and Student 2010 features and benefits
Microsoft® Office Home and Student 2010 gives you the essential tools you need to complete school and home projects efficiently—from creating outstanding class presentations to managing household finances.
Design school presentations that command attention
Add eye-catching visual effects and a range of media to class presentations, from video to audio and photos, with easy-to-use tools in PowerPoint® 2010.
Make slides more memorable with photo-editing features that let you crop, control brightness and contrast, sharpen or soften, and add artistic visual effects without leaving PowerPoint 2010.
Insert and edit videos right in your presentation and add stunning creative effects with the video editor.
Add a professional touch with dynamic slide transitions and animations.
Broadcast your PowerPoint 2010 presentation through a web browser to remote audiences — even if they don’t have PowerPoint.
Stay on top of your household budget
Build a budget and track expenses right away with ready-to-use templates in Excel® 2010.
Get insights from your data more quickly with easy-to-use analysis tools like Sparklines and Conditional Formatting.
Visualize your budget instantly using improved charting tools and SmartArt® graphics to make intuitive, dynamic charts, diagrams, and graphs.
Organize all of your information in a single place
Create a digital notebook in OneNote® 2010 to organize your ideas and important information for any project, from a home remodel to a major purchase decision.
Capture and share a full spectrum of materials and media in one easy-to-access place: text, images, video, audio, screen clippings, and more.
Find exactly the piece of information you need with simple tagging and search functions.
Take notes while working in a Word 2010 document, a PowerPoint® 2010 presentation, or in Internet Explorer;® notes link automatically to the page you’re working on in the other application, where they’re easy to search and find.
Create standout reports, resumes, newsletters, and more
Create professional-looking documents right away, from school reports to family newsletters using ready-made templates in Word 2010.
Communicate your ideas visually with dozens of customizable SmartArt® graphics.
Make title pages and headings more dynamic with effects like glow, reflect, and shadow that you can apply directly to text.
Browse, sort, and find what you need quickly with the improved Navigation Pane that gives you a visual outline of your documents.
Access, edit, and share your projects from virtually everywhere
Get things done even when you’re away from home with Office Web Apps.
Create documents in Office 2010, then post them online to Windows Live SkyDrive to access, view, and edit with Office Web Apps from virtually anywhere you have Internet access.
Edit your report, newsletter, or presentation online with Web Apps, which give you the familiar Office experience you expect.
Share your documents with others online so it’s easier to work together with classmates and family members.