As of 2015, Microsoft Office 2007 is considered outdated software and PC World notes that a free trial of this version is no longer readily available. Microsoft offers a free trial of the current version of Office from its website.
As of 2015, Microsoft offers a one-month free trial of Office 365 for home users. The trial includes full, downloadable versions of applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and provides an ample opportunity to evaluate the software package.
Users are required to provide payment information as part of installing the trial software. Monthly charges of $9.99 are submitted to this payment method after the free trial ends. Users who do not want to pay for the Office software must remember to cancel the trial before the first monthly payment is due.