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Definition: Microsoft 365


An annual subscription for Microsoft's venerable Office suite of applications, all of which are installed in the user's computer or mobile device. Previously offered under the Office 365 brand, in 2020, all Office 365 products were renamed Microsoft 365. See Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office versions.

Microsoft 365 for Home

Microsoft Office Home & Student 2019
This is the traditional non-subscription version of Office (buy it, own it) that includes Word, Excel and PowerPoint for one Windows or one Mac computer.

Microsoft 365 Personal (1 user)
The Home plans include the following applications for Windows, Mac, iOS and Android:

Outlook email
Word processing
Excel spreadsheet
PowerPoint presentations
OneDrive cloud storage
OneNote note taking
Skype video calling
Editor grammar, spelling and style
Publisher desktop publishing (Windows only)
Access database (Windows only)

Microsoft 365 Family (6 users)
Same as Microsoft 365 Personal above plus Microsoft Family Safety (parental controls).


Microsoft 365 for Business

All annual Business plan subscriptions are priced per user and include the following applications and cloud services:

Outlook email
Word processing
Excel spreadsheet
PowerPoint presentations
Publisher desktop publishing (Windows only)
Access database (Windows only)
OneDrive cloud storage

Teams collaboration (cloud based)
Exchange spam filtering (cloud based)
SharePoint intranets (cloud based)

Microsoft 365 Business Standard
Formerly Office 365 Business Premium, includes all the above applications and cloud services.

Microsoft 365 Business Premium
Formerly Microsoft 365 Business, includes all the above applications and cloud services plus Intune mobile device management and Azure Information Protection.

Microsoft 365 Apps
Formerly Office 365 Business, includes all the above applications except for Teams, Exchange and SharePoint.

Microsoft 365 Business Basic
Formerly Office 365 Business Essentials, includes only Web and mobile versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint. No desktop versions.