Microsoft Office 2013: Add Microsoft when you purchase a system
Office 2013: Office for multiple devices
Office for Multiple Devices — Subscription
Do you have more than one computer and/or mobile device that you want to use the Office on? Or do you plan to purchase devices anytime soon? Are there other people in your household that will use Office on their systems? Do you need the full suite of Office applications including email, calendars, and databases?

  • Consider Office 365 Home Premium, which offers a one-year subscription for an entire household (up to five computers (PC and Mac), as well as eligible mobile devices—the best value.
Office 2013: Office for multiple devices
Office for One PC Only — Licensed Suites
If you want Office on one PC only, consider these non-transferrable suites:

  • Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013, the best option for home users and K–12 students who want Office on only 1 PC.
  • Microsoft Office Home & Business 2013, the best option for small business customers who want core Office programs and Outlook on only 1 PC.
  • Microsoft Office Professional 2013, the best option for customers who want the full suite of Office applications on only one PC.
Compare Office Versions at a Glance
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Microsoft Office 2013 Office Home & Student 2013
Office Home & Student 2013
Office Home & Business 2013
Office Home & Business 2013
Office Professional 2013
Office Professional 2013
Office  365 Home Premiu
Office 365 Home Premium
License
Windows 7 or Windows 8 required
1 Windows PC only, perpetual, non-commercial use only 1 Windows PC only, perpetual 1 Windows PC only, perpetual 5 PCs or Macs & select mobile devices, 1-year subscription/ multiple users
Core Office Applications
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote. Note: OneNote not available on Mac OS.
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Email, Calendars, & Tasks
Outlook
    Yes Yes
Publishing & Databases
Publisher, Access. Publisher and Access available on PC only. Application availability and features may vary by platform and device.
    Yes Yes
SkyDrive Access & Storage
Access and share saved Office documents from virtually anywhere. Requires internet connection.
7 GB Storage 7 GB Storage 7 GB Storage +20 GB Storage*
Skype™ Calling
60 minutes monthly of Skype world minutes to phones in 40+ countries. Requires internet connection and Skype account.
      Yes
Office On-Demand
Stream full-featured Office applications to any internet-connected Windows PC. Windows 7 or 8 only.
      Yes
Ongoing Upgrades
Keep up-to-date on multiple devices and access multiple languages.
     Yes
*The owner of the subscription has administrator benefits, which includes +20 GB SkyDrive, Skype world minutes, and Office On-Demand. Household member benefits include 7 GB SkyDrive and don't include Skype world minutes or Office On-Demand.