Microsoft Releases Office 2016 Universal Previews, Get Them Here



According to me, Microsoft Office is one of the best products offered by the software giant. After the announcement of new and Universal Office apps for Windows 10, today Microsoft released the early builds of Word, PowerPoint and Excel for technical previews on devices running on Windows 10 Technical preview. The new Office will focus more on cloud-first, mobile-first philosophy. Let us take look at the new Office and the way to get it now.

What is Universal Office?

The Office for Windows 10 or Office 2016 is being called Universal Office because with the release of Windows 10, Microsoft wishes to bring an improved and similar Office experience to all devices. The new Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote apps for Windows 10 will be optimized for touch and mobile use.

These apps will work with ease on small screen devices. Microsoft writes on its Office Blog that these Universal Office apps will be pre-installed on small tablets and phones running on Windows 10 for free. These apps will also be available for download on Windows Store for other devices.

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Check out the demonstration of the new Office 2016 universal apps for Windows 10 on a tablet below:


Microsoft has promised to continue the uncompromised and comprehensive experience on desktop. Let’s take a look at all new Universal Office 2016 apps in these pictures and new features:

Word for Windows 10:

Real-time collaboration of work, review and markup documents, new insight feature in Read mode brings extra online enhancements like pictures, references and definitions.

PowerPoint for Windows 10:

Use all new PowerPoint for beautiful presentations added with Ink Tool for real time annotation of slides.

Excel for Windows 10:

New touch-first controls are the highlights of new Excel, use it to create spreadsheets and analysis.

Outlook Calendar and Outlook Mail for Windows 10:

Improved authoring experience with brand new touch-first gestures which help you to have fun while working with your daily mail.

OneNote for Windows 10:

New version of OneNote helps you to record all your thoughts and to-do’s with the unswerving Office ribbon experience.

 Get the new Office 2016 apps here on Windows Store: Word, Excel and PowerPoint

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Adarsh Verma

Adarsh Verma

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