With spring semesters underway, you may find yourself in need of a word processor and other productivity tools. At this point, Microsoft Office is the default option, but these days access is often locked behind Microsoft’s 365 subscriptions. If you’re looking for a more affordable solution, you can get a lifetime license for Microsoft Office 2021 for only $30. PC users will get Microsoft Office Pro 2021, while Mac owners will receive the Home and Business edition.
Here’s a look at the software included with Microsoft Office Pro 2021 for Windows:
- Microsoft Office Word
- Microsoft Office Excel
- Microsoft Office PowerPoint
- Microsoft Office Outlook
- Microsoft Office Teams
- Microsoft Office OneNote
- Microsoft Office Publisher
- Microsoft Office Access
- Skype for Business
The Mac version comes with everything listed above except for Publisher, Access, and Skype for Business. You also only get the “basic” version of Teams with the Mac license. Considering that most users are buying Microsoft Office for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, these concessions probably aren’t dealbreakers.
It’s worth noting that purchasing Microsoft Office 2021 means that you won’t receive regular software updates that are offered to Microsoft 365 subscribers. Again, this likely isn’t a huge deal for most people, as $30 is a bargain for even just Microsoft Word–and the 2021 version of Office is still excellent today.
Be sure to redeem your license within 30 days of purchase or return an unredeemed code for store credit. This sale is expected to end soon, so swing by and check out the impressive savings while you can.