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Microsoft Office 2016 launched. Learn the Features and pricing of office 2016.

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Microsoft has launched his new office 2016 on 22nd of September 2015. The brand new office 2016 is come with lots of new features and a brand new look, which makes it more intuitive and easy to use. Microsoft said that all users who have a subscription of Office 365, which is a cloud-based service, will get the new Office 2016 for free. The new Office 2016 comes with 14 Indian languages and 47 global languages as well. Office 365 subscribers can choose to download the new Office 2016 apps as part of their subscription. Automatic updates will begin rolling out to consumer subscribers next month,” the company said.

The brand new office suite provided by Microsoft has some great features. Let’s check them out in detail.


Microsoft has introduced this new feature with office 2016. Co-authoring allows more than one user to work on a document simultaneously. In addition, when multiple users are working on a document, the participants can see where others are working in a document in real-time. The feature, however, is limited to Word.

Simplified Sharing

With new office 2016 sharing your documents becomes so easy. Just click the Share button in the Ribbon for easy sharing right from your Office documents. See who has access to a given document and who is currently working in the document, and change individual authoring permissions for any document you own.

Also Read: Things you should know before upgrading to Windows 10.

New theme

Microsoft has finally introduced the much-awaited, and requested dark theme option in Office. Users can now change the light, shiny interface to a red-looking Dark Gray theme. The dark theme will also come in handy while working at night hours. There are a number of other themes as well.

One-Click Forecasting

This feature is available to excel. With one simple click, create forecast charts based on historical data and predict future trends. This new capability uses the industry standard Exponential Smoothing (ETS) algorithm to give you reliable forecasting data.

Works Great with Windows 10

This new office 2016 works great with windows 10. Take the Office mobile apps for a spin and find out why they are the perfect option for on-the-go productivity. They help you do great work anywhere, anytime, with documents in full fidelity across all your Windows 10 devices.

Skype Integration

Use Skype to check in and collaborate with someone using Instant Messaging (IM), voice, video, or screen sharing. Also join online meetings while on the go using the Skype for Business mobile app. See who is online, IM meeting participants, and follow along when a presenter shares his screen – all from your tablet or phone.

Pricing of office 2016 in India and abroad.

The brand new office 2016 will cost the customer $149.99 or Rs. 10000 approx (for Home and student edition) and $295 or Rs.33, 911 (for Business edition). However pricing may be varying from country to country and the taxes applicable to them.

Final verdict.

The new version of the Microsoft software productivity suite also works with other mobile devices on three different popular platforms letting users pick up from where they left off at another device. So, if you enthusiastic about this new office and productivity suite than you should try this out. The new office 2016 is a perfect option to upgrade if you are currently using office 2007. Do share your comments and suggestions with us by commenting below.

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