Microsoft Office 2013 is a version of Microsoft Office, a productivity suite for Microsoft Windows. It is the successor of Microsoft Office 2010 and includes extended file format support, user interface updates and support for touch among its new features. Office 2013 is suitable for IA-32 and x64 systems and requires Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 or a later version of either. A version of Office 2013 comes included on Windows RT devices.
The following features are removed from Microsoft Office 2013.
Removed from the entire suite
Microsoft SharePoint Workspace
Microsoft Clip Organizer
Microsoft Office Picture Manager
Office 2007 and Office 2010 chart styles
Ability to insert a 3D cone, pyramid, or cylinder chart (It is still possible to insert a 3D rectangle chart and change the shape after insertion.)
Only basic version of help files available while offline. There is no longer an option to install local help files during installation.
Features removed from Microsoft Word
Custom XML markup has been removed for legal reasons
Older WordArt objects are now converted to new WordArt objects
Features removed from Microsoft Access
Access Data Projects (ADP)
Support for Jet 3.x IISAM
Access OWC control
dBASE support suite
Features removed from Microsoft Outlook
Download Headers Only mode for IMAP
Outlook Exchange Classic offline
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 support
/Cleanfreebusy command line start up switch[further explanation needed]
Ability to import from or export to any formats other than Personal Storage Table (PST) or comma-separated values (CSV)
Notes and Journal customization
Outlook Activities tab
Outlook Mobile Service (OMS)
Outlook Search through Windows Shell
Features removed from Microsoft PowerPoint
Support for Visio Drawing
Five traditional editions of Office 2013 were released:
Home & Student: This suite includes the core applications Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote. It is available at retail outlets.
Home & Business: This retail suite adds Outlook to the core lineup.
Standard: This suite adds Outlook and Publisher to the core lineup.
Professional: A retail suite, it includes Outlook, Publisher and Access as well as the core apps.
Professional Plus: This suite includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher, Access, InfoPath and Lync.
|Office RT||Home & Student||Home & Business||Standard||Professional||Professional Plus|
|Availability||Varies||Windows RT||Retail,OEM||Retail, OEM||Retail, OEM, Volume||Retail, OEM||Retail, OEM, Volume|
|Maximum users||1||1||1||1||As licensed||1||As licensed|
|Devices per user||1||1||1||1||As licensed||1||As licensed|
|Commercial use allowed?||Yes||Separate||No||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
Has multiple editions
Has multiple editions
|CPU||1 GHz clock speed, IA-32 or x64 architecture with SSE2 support|
|RAM||IA-32 edition: 1 GB
x64 edition: 2 GB
|Hard disk drive||3.0 GB free disk space|
|Software||.NET Framework 3.5, 4.0 or 4.5