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Here’s an even cheaper way to unlock the full Office for iPad

April 15th, 2014 at 12:45 PM
Office 365 Personal Subscription

Microsoft finally launched its Office productivity suite for iPad a few weeks ago, but the free application will only let users view documents unless an Office 365 subscription is purchased. The company offers new subscribers a way to purchase Office 365 inside the iOS application for $99.99 per year, out of which Apple gets its own cut. However, Microsoft on Tuesday announced that its Office 365 Personal subscription, a cheaper alternative for buyers, is now available at a big discount.

Unveiled in mid-March, Office 365 personal costs $69.99 per year or $6.99 per month, and is available online at Office365.com, from Microsoft stores, and from other partners.

While Office 365 Personal is indeed a cheaper option for Office users looking for a subscription, users will be able to register only one PC or Mac and one tablet (iPad included). Comparatively, Microsoft’s $99.99 per year or $9.99 per month Office 365 Home plan will allow users to registers up to 5 PCs or Macs and 5 tablets in order to use the full Office applications.

Once purchased, an Office 365 subscription will also allow users to edit Microsoft documents on smartphones including iPhones and Android devices.

A “touch-first” Office application for Windows devices is also in the works, and has been demoed at Build 2014, although Microsoft is yet to launch it.

Chris Smith started writing about gadgets as a hobby, and before he knew it he was sharing his views on tech stuff with readers around the world. Whenever he's not writing about gadgets he miserably fails to stay away from them, although he desperately tries. But that's not necessarily a bad thing.




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