Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Office 2010 is the latest version of MS Office from Microsoft after MS Office 2007.
It has been officially launched to be purchased on 15th June 2010.In this resource I would like to introduce the different editions of this latest Office Version.
Different Editions of MS Office 2010
A total of seven different editions are available with MS Office 2010. They are :
1) Starter Edition
2) Home and Student Edition.
3) Home and Business Edition
4) Standard Edition
5) Professional Edition
6) Professional Academic Edition
7) Professional Plus Edition.
Before I introduce what are the applications available with each of the editions , let me introduce the different applications released for MS Office 2010.
Different Applications available with MS Office 2010
There are 11 different applications available with MS Office 2010.
1) MS Office Word 2010.
2) MS Office Excel 2010
3) MS Office PowerPoint 2010
4) MS Office OneNote 2010
5) MS Office Outlook 2010
6) MS Office Publisher 2010
7) MS Office Access 2010.
8) MS Office Communicator 2010
9) MS Office InfoPath 2010
10) MS Office SharePoint 2010
Applications available and licensing of different Editions
As we are now aware of the different editions and applications available with MS Office 2010, let us have a look at each edition individually
The starter edition comes with MS Word Starter 2010 and MS Excel Starter 2010. All the features available with normal Word 2010 and Excel 2010 are not available with starter packs. This Starter Edition has OEM licensing.
Home and Student Edition
The Home and Student Edition comes with MS Word 2010, MS Office Excel 2010, MS Office PowerPoint 2010, MS Office OneNote 2010. It has Retail licensing.
Home and Business Edition
The Home and Business Edition comes with MS Word 2010, MS Office Excel 2010, MS Office PowerPoint 2010, MS Office OneNote 2010 ,MS Office Outlook 2010. This also comes with Retail Licensing.
The Standard Edition comes with MS Word 2010, MS Office Excel 2010, MS Office PowerPoint 2010, MS Office OneNote 2010 ,MS Office Outlook 2010 and MS Office Publisher 2010. The licensing available for this edition are retail and Volume. Office Customization tool is available with the Standard Edition that is bought under volume licensing.
The Standard Edition comes with MS Word 2010, MS Office Excel 2010, MS Office PowerPoint 2010, MS Office OneNote 2010 ,MS Office Outlook 2010, MS Office Publisher 2010 and MS Office Access 2010. This is available with retail licensing.
Professional Academic Edition
The Professional Academic Edition comes with the applications that are available with Professional Edition. The only difference is in the terms of Licensing. Professional Edition comes with Retail licensing whereas Professional Academic Edition comes with Academic Licensing.
Professional Plus Edition
The Professional Plus Edition comes with all the applications listed above . This comes with Retail and Volume Licensing. As for Standard Edition Office Customization Tool is available with Volume Licensing version of Professional Plus Edition.
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