Office Home and Business 2019 for Windows was launched this autumn, it did so not with a bang, but a whisper. In years gone by, Microsoft commonly heralded new Office launches with fantastic fanfare and also hoopla, yet this moment it launched an article or two with few details as well as left it at that.
There's excellent factor for that: Microsoft is pushing Office 365, the subscription of variation of Office, over the perpetual variation of the suite. When you buy a continuous version of Office, such as Office 2016 or Office 2019, you pay a single charge for it and possess it forever-- and also it never ever gets new features. That remains in comparison to Office 365, which calls for a continuous subscription fee as well as is frequently upgraded with brand-new functions. It's clear that Microsoft wants people to relocate to Office 365, so it wants to draw as little interest as feasible to any type of brand-new perpetual Office release.
There's one more factor that Microsoft whispered. It utilized to be that whenever Microsoft launched Office with a new variation number-- as an example, Office 2016-- that version was much more effective than any other readily available. That's no more the case. Office 2019 is considerably much less effective than Office 365. There's nothing new in Office 2019 that hasn't already been readily available for fairly some time to countless Office 365 subscribers (the company says it has greater than 31 million customers