Users who are participating in Windows Insider Program have recently been notified that Microsoft Office 2016 Preview is now available to install on Windows 10. This means that everyone who is testing Windows 10 Technical Preview will be able to test Office 2016 Preview as well.
Chief of Windows Insider Program, Gabe Aul recently announced this via email which was sent to all Windows Insiders. And you can download your free copy of Microsoft Office 2016 Preview here. Office 2016 will be available for free to all Office 365 subscribers, but it will also be available as a free trial to everyone else.
Good thing about this free trial is that trial period is unusually long, as it lasts for 150 days from the first installation of Office 2016 Preview. If you don’t have Office 365 subscription, you won’t be able to activate your copy of Office 2016 Preview with your Microsoft Account, instead you’ll have to enter a product key for activating a trial period, which is listed on the download page.
Not so long ago, Microsoft also released a big update for this software, including real-time typing, new excel charts, smart lookup, and more. You can find more details about the recent Microsoft Office 2016 Preview update in this article.
Windows 10 Technical Preview currently has a couple of millions testers, and as Microsoft Office is one of the most popular and most recognizable software packs ever, both users and Microsoft will have benefits from Office 2016 Preview, because users will have an opportunity to use the new software for a solid amount of time, and Microsoft will be able to improve it even more with guidance from users’ feedback.