For all Microsoft Office freaks out here, here’s good news for you, Office 2013 Pro Trial version is available for download. However, the official release of Office 2013 full version is rumored to be scheduled on May, 2013.
Office 2013 consumer preview has garnered a lot of positive response already. Check out Office 2013 consumer preview features. In a nut shell, Microsoft is basically eyeing to create a common platform through Windows 8. So it also implemented cloud sync, by adding support to one of the Best Cloud Storage provider, Skydrive.
Another notable feature of Microsoft Office 2013 is re-worked multiple user collaboration system which allows you and your colleagues to work on a PowerPoint presentation or word document simultaneously
Free Upgrade Option
If you are a genuine license holder of Microsoft Office 2010. If you’ve bought your version between October 19th, 2012 to April 30th, 2013, you are eligible for a free upgrade. You just need to subscribe for an e-mail reminder and you will receive your link for Free upgrade when it gets released
Follow this link to signup for the Free Upgrade offer
Microsoft Office 2013 System Requirements.
Before proceeding to install Microsoft Office 2013 Trial, make sure your PC meets the following requirements
- CPU: Minimum of 1GHZ processor with SSE2 instruction set
- Storage Space: At least 3 GB of free space in your hard drive
- Software Library: .NET Framework version 3.5 or above
- RAM: Minimum of 1 GB
- O.S: Windows 7 or later, Windows 2008 Server R2 package or above
- Video Card: A Direct X 10 supporting Video Card/Graphics Card is necessary
If you are planning on to use touch interface functions, you will need to a have multi touch input. However it is completely optional, all functions are accessible through keyboard and mouse
Microsoft Office 2013 Download
You can download Microsoft Office 2013 trial version for free from Microsoft’s official page. The total trial period is 60 days. The package includes all the popular packages like PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Access, One Note Publisher and Lync.
If you face any problems or errors while installing or updating, let me know through comments.