As of 2015, Microsoft offers free trials of its Word, PowerPoint, Excel and OneNote applications to students. To sign up for a free trial, go to Products.Office.com and click on the Office for Students link located in the bottom portion of the Web page.
Students must submit a valid school email address to download the Office 365 Education program. In addition, students must be actively enrolled as a part-time or full-time student to continue using the software. Installing Office 365 requires a Mac or Windows PC that meets the minimum system requirements.
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