The most popular office suite on the market is out with the final version. Microsoft Office 2013 has been completely updated with the launch of Windows 8, introducing important new features that go far beyond the appearance of the interface, such as its improved cloud compatibility, which improves collaboration between users, and updates to its traditional tools: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, Outlook, OneDrive, Lync, OneNote, InfoPath, etc.
Office 2013: more than just a rebuild
The office suite from Microsoft has a completely new look and feel compared to previous versions, but without giving up the features and utilities that have made it the most important office suite of applications in the world. New improvements have also been introduced to help users better optimize their time and make the most of the Internet.
- The new Metro graphical interface for all products included in the suite.
- Two different interfaces: switching between desktop and laptop mode and a tablet interface.
- Exclusive version for Windows 7 and Windows 8.
- New Microsoft Office Store: Purchase new add-ons to add dynamic content to your documents.
- Improved import of PDF files.
- Optimized work with online image sources.
- Full cloud storage compatibility thanks to Microsoft 365.
- Includes support for Yammer and Skype.
- Install the software on 5 different devices with a single license.
- Transfer Office programs to other computers.
- Full compatibility with OneDrive (formerly known as SkyDrive) for access to any document anywhere and easy sharing.
- Personalized settings can be accessed from anywhere.
How is it better than Office 2010?
The successor to Office 2010 and predecessor to Office 2016 comes with a slew of updates that improve its features over the previous version. In addition to improved cloud compatibility thanks to Office 365 and OneDrive, which we mentioned above, most of the updates are on a graphical and visual level:
- New appearance of the Ribbon interface (Ribbon), flatter than before.
- New animations in Excel and Word.
- Redesigned home screen.
- New graphical options in Word word processor.
- Ability to move graphic elements at will that fit perfectly with page and paragraph constraints.
- New animations, transitions and slide templates for PowerPoint.
- New numerical limits for values contained in Excel cells.
The Internet is becoming more important
The Internet has become an important work platform, and Office will take full advantage of it, including Microsoft 365 in the same suite. So the opportunities for collaboration are increased because using OneDrive allows you to store all your work and make it accessible from anywhere, making synchronization tasks easier. In addition, the suite can be installed on five different computers with a single license, which is certainly welcome.
- Customizable appearance;
- Email management;
- Improved collaboration features;
- The program is compatible with Windows 8 and 10;
- You can ask a question to the technical support service;
- The official website regularly updates the software;
- Ability to create and edit pdf files of professional quality;
- Allows you to subscribe to Office 365 for 60 days for free;
- Ability to share data from any device thanks to integrated OneDrive storage.
- Long process of connecting to web storages is possible;
- Rather high system requirements compared to Office 2007 and 2010;
- More advanced features in the new Professional Plus version.
Requirements and additional information
- This is a trial version that you can use for 60 days.
- It works with Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.
- Requires you to burn the image to disk to install it.
- A Windows Live ID account is required.
Microsoft Office 2013 remains a popular choice for individuals and businesses seeking powerful productivity tools. Its improved user interface and updated features provide a streamlined experience that enhances productivity and collaboration.
The ability to access files from anywhere using Microsoft’s cloud-based services adds to its convenience and accessibility. Although newer versions of Office have been released, Office 2013 remains a reliable option for those who prefer a more traditional interface or who require specific features that have not been updated in subsequent versions.
Whether you are a student, professional, or business owner, Microsoft Office 2013 can help you work smarter and more efficiently. With its extensive range of tools and functions, it remains a go-to choice for anyone in need of a comprehensive productivity suite.