Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft Office Professional Plus

Extend your productivity using cloud services.

 

With Microsoft Office Professional Plus, users have powerful tools to use Microsoft Office from almost anywhere, working together and bringing ideas to life—all in a practical productivity platform.

  • Be more productive, streamline communications, and find and share expertise faster
  • Always have access to the latest versions of all Office applications
  • Includes Office Web Apps so that you view, share and edit documents online
Up-to-date versions

Always up-to-date versions of the familiar Office tools you
already know and use plus Office Web Apps.

Up-to-date versions

With co-authoring, edit the same document at the same time with
others. No more multiple versions or waiting your turn.

Co-authoring

With the Office Web Apps, you can review documents and do lightweight editing from virtually anywhere and on any device with a browser.

Photo editting tools

The easy-to-use, powerful video and photo editing tools in Office Professional Plus help you add real impact to your communications,
without the expense of professional fees.

 
Important Info
Microsoft Office Professional Plus

Available in select Microsoft Office 365 service plans, Office Professional Plus delivers the productivity of Office as a flexible, pay-as-you-go service. You’ll always have the latest version of the Microsoft Office applications, seamlessly connected and delivered with cloud services, so you can access documents, email, and calendars from virtually any device.

Office Professional Plus features familiar Office programs including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint®, Excel®, Access, Publisher and OneNote® and Infopath®. It also includes the new Office Web Apps—online companions to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote—which allows you and your colleagues to simultaneously review and edit to documents directly from a browser.

 

Anywhere Access

Office Professional Plus provides the foundation for a familiar Microsoft Office experience, giving users the freedom to use Office from more locations and on more devices. Office Professional Plus helps users edit and review documents wherever they can use their PCs, mobile devices, or web browsers with the confidence that their changes will appear as intended.

  • Office Web Apps

    Office Web Apps are designed to work well with full Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote applications included with Office Professional Plus. With Office Web Apps, users can review documents and perform light editing from virtually any device with a web browser.
  • Microsoft Office Mobile 2010

    Office Mobile 2010 enables users in different locations to share, edit, and comment on documents with a familiar Office experience best suited to mobile devices.
  • Microsoft SharePoint Workspace 2010

    Easily work with important SharePoint documents offline, helping them keep their teams up to date and stay productive while on the go.

Work Together

Office Professional Plus helps users work better with customers, partners, and each other. It provides new and enhanced features to help teams be more productive, manage email, streamline communications, and find and share expertise faster.

  • Co-authoring

    Office Professional Plus enables web-based collaboration, allowing multiple users to edit Excel spreadsheets, build reports or documents in Word, and annotate OneNote notebooks in real time. With these capabilities, users can conduct brainstorming sessions, update data, and create compelling customer presentations from different locations simultaneously.
    Note: Co-authoring capabilities require either Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 or Microsoft SharePoint Online. Co-authoring capabilities are also available for use with Office Web Apps provided with Windows® Live™ SkyDrive.
  • Broadcast Slide Show

    Share PowerPoint 2010 presentations live with a remote audience, as long as the audience can access a web browser. The Broadcast Slide Show feature lets users broadcast presentations online as they deliver them. Presenters can also create high-quality videos of their presentations with just a few clicks, delivering the information to those who couldn’t attend the event.
    Note:Broadcast Slide Show requires a network service to host the slide show. Presenters can use the PowerPoint Broadcast service or a server that can host Office Web Apps (such as SharePoint 2010 or SharePoint Online).
  • Outlook Social Connector

    Expand social networks and stay up to date without leaving Outlook. Get additional information about other users, such as mutual friends and other social information, while staying better connected to social and business circles.
  • Presence Information

    With Microsoft Lync integrated throughout several Office 2010 applications, users can view the presence of their team members and communicate with them in the context of their work and the flow of their ideas. They can see presence information and a new contact card for their friends and colleagues and easily initiate a conversation directly from within select Office 2010 applications. Contact information is available throughout several Office 2010 applications.

Bring Ideas to Life

With Office Professional Plus, users receive the technology they love incorporated into the tools they use every day.

  • Photo and video editing

    Office Professional Plus gives users cutting-edge audio, video, and animation capabilities in PowerPoint 2010. They can embed, edit, and format audio and video files within PowerPoint, helping to create high-impact proposals and presentations that help win customers without spending money or time on third-party multimedia tools.
  • Easier access to the right tools, at the right time

    Office Professional Plus can help users work more efficiently with an intuitive user interface that groups related tasks. Users can quickly find the commands they need without learning new tools.
  • Email management

    Users can stay on top of daily communications and quickly act on email in Outlook 2010. The improved Conversation View lets users easily manage large amounts of email, and new Quick Steps perform multi-command tasks—such as moving an email message to another folder and replying to it with a meeting request—with a single click. MailTips give users information on recipients so they can avoid mistakes before they click Send.
  • Capture text, images, audio, and video

    With OneNote 2010, teams can organize and search all kinds of content from a single place—from daily sales reports to customer presentations. With improvements to the Notebook Navigation Bar, better text tagging, and on-the-fly grouping of similar items, users can spend less time searching for information and more time focusing on their goals.
  • Visualization and analysis tools

    Users can turn complexity into clarity with new visualization and analysis tools in Excel 2010. They can easily display visual summaries of analyses near values with new charts called Sparklines, and can use slicers to dynamically filter data in a PivotTable view or a PivotChart view and display only the relevant details.
  • Massive datasets

    Users can experience fast manipulations of enormous quantities of data with PowerPivot for Excel 2010, a free add-in that was designed to add power to analyses.

The Practical Productivity Platform

In today’s business world, IT must support the business to overcome increasingly complex challenges while operating within a reduced budget. At the same time, organizations are being forced to securely support a broader array of devices and meet compliance requirements with fewer resources, better response times, and lower costs. With Office Professional Plus, what’s good for business is also good for IT. The workforce can access and use their data from multiple locations and devices, and organizations get the advanced security and compliance they need for IT success.

  • Performance improvements

    Office Professional Plus maximizes performance across existing hardware. It can also maximize new hardware investments through PowerPoint advances on graphics cards as well as large data sets supported by 64-bit (x64) processors.
  • Trusted Documents feature

    When users open documents that originate from an Internet source, they automatically open in Protected View. When users work with files they already trust, the Trusted Documents feature reduces the number of steps, and the Accessibility Checker inspects files for content that may be difficult to read for people with disabilities.
  • Improved security

    With Office Professional Plus, organizations provide innovative business solutions without sacrificing the things critical to success, such as maintaining security and protection. The Trusted Documents and Protected View features of Office Professional Plus combine to provide better security against malicious email attachments and files while simultaneously allowing users to quickly view documents. Office Professional Plus offers increased security with out-of-the-box support for Cryptographic Agility by integrating with the Cryptographic Next Generation (CNG) interfaces for Windows; administrators can specify any cryptographic algorithm for encrypting and signing documents. Office Professional Plus also enables IT to enforce password and security consistency by ensuring that all Office documents conform to domain password complexity rules.
  • Robust compliance

    Office Professional Plus increases compliance capability by providing features such as Retention Policy and the Accessibility Checker. Retention Policy is an archiving tool that works with users’ workflows, with capabilities such as item-level retention, user-created file application, and exception handling. The Accessibility Checker inspects documents for content that may be difficult to read for people with disabilities and provides an explanation of issues with step-by-step help for correcting them. Office Professional Plus offers a variety of tools and features that improve organizations’ abilities to maintain compliance—from accessible document creation to email retention and improved Enterprise Content Management (ECM).