Just a month after releasing Office 2016 developer preview, Microsoft released a free preview of Office 2016 for public.

In this post, we have listed things added in this preview along with download options and installation process.


Microsoft Office 2016

The wait is over as Microsoft finally has introduced a free preview of its upcoming Office suite, i.e. Office 2016 among its users.

Previously, this version was available only for commercial customers, IT pros, business and developers and was referred as “IT Pro and Developer Preview”.

However, it is now available free of cost for public to download and install the free preview of Office 2016.

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Things to Know before Installing Microsoft Office 2016

As this is an early preview version of Microsoft Office 2016, one will not get all the features that will be available in the final version of Office 2016. However, users can get the latest features for their preview version through monthly updates.

Moreover, Microsoft stated that this preview will not run along with any previously installed Office version. It is also possible to install Office 2016 Preview along with Office 2013.

This free preview can be easily installed in Windows 10, 8.1, 8, and 7.

Office 2016 Logos

What One Can Find in Microsoft Office 2016?

  • Create, open, edit and save Office files on cloud from desktop
  • Real-time co-authoring
  • Clutter – a new Exchange feature in Outlook
  • New dark and colorful themes added
  • Tell Me – a new search tool in Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Insights, which is powered by Bing to find contextual information from the web

It’s time to Download Office 2016 Preview

Users can download Office 2016 Preview in both 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit (x64) editions and thus, here we have provided links for downloading Office 2016 preview. Check out below:

  • Microsoft Office 2016 Free Public Preview (Link)
  • Download 32-bit Version (Link)
  • Download 64-bit Version (Link)

Right now, users can only have an online installer, which is better known as Click-To-Run installer used for downloading and installing Office 2016 Preview that downloads the needed files to your computer when you are installing.

Thus, you must have a working Internet connection for installing Office 2016 Preview on your computer. Moreover, Microsoft hasn’t provided any ISO image files of Office 2016 Preview or any standalone offline installer.

There is a chance that Microsoft may release the offline installers or ISO files later. Once installation process is done, you have to activate Office 2016 Preview.

Product key given below can be used to activate the product.


Languages in which Microsoft Office 2016 is available

Users can get Office 2016 Preview in different languages, including English, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Latin), Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Polish, Slovenian, Slovak, Indonesian, Italian, Latvian, Arabic, Brazilian (Portuguese), Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, French, German, Lithuanian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Czech, Danish, Malay, &Norwegian.

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