Increase your productivity and efficiency with Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013 for Windows. Designed with touchscreen tablets in mind, the software gives you even more control of the way you write, create presentations, take notes, and make spreadsheets. The software's improved layout minimizes distractions and makes finding and using features even more intuitive, allowing you to start work the minute it's installed. Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013 also backs up all your files to SkyDrive automatically, ensuring you never lose valuable data and allowing you convenient access while you're on another computer or device.
Enhanced Word Functionality
Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013's Word interface provides you with enhanced tools that make writing simple. Read mode gives you a larger preview screen that allows you to zoom in and out, depending on your needs. You can also stream videos within documents, use touch capabilities to turn pages, and view revisions in final mode so that you can see what was changed and why.
Intuitive Excel Interface
Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013's Excel interface features intuitive functionality, allowing you to analyze and display results with one click. Excel also makes it easy to share with friends and associates, thanks to its ability to upload spreadsheets directly to Microsoft SkyDrive.
Superior PowerPoint Performance
Create and distribute powerful presentations with Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013's PowerPoint software. You can use prepackaged themes and personalize them with your own special touches, create slide shows, and add notes that only you can see. You also have the ability to zoom, mark up, and navigate your slides with one touch, giving you even more control when you're in front of an audience.
Check off your to-dos faster.
-Experience Office at its best on Windows 8 devices, with an improved user interface optimized for touch, pen, and keyboard.
-An improved look and feel reduces distractions for a better reading experience.
-The new Start screen gives you a selection of recent documents and templates to get going quickly.
Simplify how you share information.
-Use OneNote to capture and share notes, pictures, web pages, voice memos, and more.
-Allow others to scroll through your Word docs in a browser, even if they don’t have Word.
-Focus on your audience with PowerPoint tools that let you zoom in or skip to any slide without seeing the slides in between.
Take advantage of smarter applications.
-Incorporate content from PDFs into Word documents quickly and easily.
-Add pictures, videos, or online media to a Word doc with a simple drag and drop.
-Recommended Charts helps you visualize data quickly and effectively in Excel.
Computer and Processor
1 GHz or faster x86 or 64-bit processor with SSE2 instruction set
1 GB RAM (32-bit); 2 GB RAM (64-bit) recommended for graphics features, Outlook Instant Search, and certain advanced functionality**
3.0 GB available disk space
1366 x 768 or higher resolution monitor
Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2 with .NET 3.5 or later
Graphics hardware acceleration requires a DirectX 10 graphics card
Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10; Firefox 10.x or later; Safari 5 (Mac) and Chrome 17.x
A touch-enabled device is required to use any multi-touch functionality. However, all features and functionality are always available by using a keyboard, mouse, or other standard or accessible input device. New touch features are optimized for use with Windows 8.
Internet functionality requires an Internet connection. Fees may apply.
Speech recognition functionality requires a close-talk microphone and audio output device.
Microsoft and Skype accounts.
Product functionality and graphics may vary based on your system configuration. Some features may require additional or advanced hardware or server connectivity.
*An appropriate device, Internet connection and Internet Explorer, Firefox or Safari browser are required.
**2 GHz processor or faster and 1 GB RAM or more recommended for OneNote Audio Search. Close-talking microphone required. Audio Search not available in all languages.