CEO of Microsoft Corp. Steve Ballmer introduced the customer preview of the new Microsoft Office 2013 and it comes with lots of exciting features.The new version of MS Office is expected to launch next year and integrates comprehensively with the web, can edit PDFs too.
Steve Ballmer, claimed at an event in San Francisco the software was “a new generation that brings some of the same boldness and beauty that we’ve shown you in Windows 8 and Windows Phone”. He added, “This is the most ambitious release of Microsoft office that we’ve ever done”.Ballmer discussed three new Office 365 subscription services– Office 365 Home Premium, Office 365 Small Business Premium and Office 365 ProPlus.
To install the new version of MS Office, you must have 3.5GB of free disk space on your device and an X86 or X64 system clocked at 1GHz or higher required to run it smoothly. DirectX10 graphics are required, along with a minimum resolution of 1024 x 576. Microsoft also recommends 1GB of RAM for 32-bit systems, and 2GB for 64-bit machines.You should know that Office 2013 will run only on Windows 7 and the Win8 Release Preview; it’s not compatible with Vista, and it won’t work with earlier builds of Windows 8, such as the Consumer Preview.Install the free trial preview version of MS Office 2013 From Here.
5 Most Exciting Features of MS Office 2013
1. Touch everywhere:-The new version of Office responds to touch as naturally as it does to keyboard and mouse.
2. Sky Drive:- Office saves documents to SkyDrive by default, so your content is always available across your tablet, PC and phone.
3. Skype: The new version of office comes with skype. When you subscribe, you get 60 minutes of Skype world minutes every month.
4. Roaming:- All your personalized settings, including your most recently used files, templates, custom dictionary, roam with you across virtually all of your devices.
5. Add Online Video:- Office 2013 allows users to add videos directly from YouTube, Bing Video or any other site, so long as you have the HTML embed code handy.you can also watch a video from inside Word, without having to open up the browser.