Microsoft has announced that Office 2021 will be generally available to consumers on October 5. For those who do not know, Office 2021 is the perpetual version of Microsoft Office aimed at users who do not want to buy the subscription-based Microsoft 365 (previously known as Office 365).
Office 2021 application ships with many new features such as new inking tools, translation and editing tools, motion graphics, functions, and more.
Since Microsoft is releasing both Windows 11 and Office 2021 on the same date, many users are curious about its compatibility with Windows 10.
Can you install Office 2021 on Windows 10?
How cannot Microsoft support the version of the Windows operating system that has over 1 billion users? Yes, Office 2021 is compatible with Windows 10.
If you are on Windows 10 and do not want to subscribe to Microsoft Office 365, you can buy Office 2021.
Although Office 2021 is compatible with Windows 10, and you can use the license for life without renewing it, it’s worth noting that Office 2021 will be supported for a period of five years only. In addition, unlike the subscription-based Office 365, Office 2021 will not receive any feature updates.
Does Office 2021 support Windows 10 32-bit?
This is another question many users are asking us. To answer the question, yes, Office 2021 program is available in both 32 and 64-bit flavors. This also means that you can install Office 32-bit on Windows 10 32-bit installation.
However, note that you cannot install Office 2021 64-bit on Windows 10 32-bit installation. Therefore, if you are running Windows 10 32-bit version, you need to download and install the 32-bit type of Office 2021.
Is Office 2021 available for Mac?
Yes, a version of Office 2021 will be available for Mac as well.
Where to download Office 2021?
As of now, there is no specific link or webpage to download Office 2021 from Microsoft. However, we will update this article with a link once Office 2021 is released.