What is Office 2021?
It’s the perpetual, single payment or non-subscription version of Microsoft Office for consumers and small businesses. Microsoft Office 2021 will include in all bundles:
- Word 2021
- Excel 2021
- PowerPoint 2021
Depending on the bundle / package of Office 2021 it can also have:
- Outlook 2021
- Access 2021 (Windows only)
- Publisher 2021 (Windows only)
OneNote is also included but it’s the same as in Office 2019.
There will be no more features added, unlike Microsoft 365 annual plans. Office 2021 will NOT have most of the popular cloud based features like Excel data types (Stock prices etc.). But Stock images etc. is included as well as Translation are available.
What’s new in Office 2021?
Microsoft has confirmed these features will be added to Office 2021:
- Dynamic Arrays in Excel
- XLOOKUP() in Excel
- Dark mode support
- Line Focus added to Word’s Immersive Reader.