In Short

Office 365 is Microsoft's software plus services offering that includes office productivity apps and cloud storage. The service allows for users to install Microsoft Office on their PCs, storage space on OneDrive and 60 Skype minutes per month. There are various offerings for consumers and business wishing to use Office 365.

Here are the various subscription plans for Office 365 available to regular, non-business consumers:

  • Office Online: Includes online versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote for free.
  • Office 365 Personal: Includes access to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher, and Access for home use on one computer and one tablet, 1 TB of additional OneDrive storage, and 60 minutes of Skype international calls per month.
  • Office 365 University: A version of Office 365 Personal, but for those in universities and offered at a discounted price.
  • Office 365 Home: Includes access to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher, and Access for home use on up to five devices by up to five users and five tablets, 1 TB of additional OneDrive storage per user, and 60 minutes of Skype international calls per month.