Oct 18, 2022
If you're a little confused, join the club. Microsoft announced it dropped the Office moniker in 2020 after the company realized its productivity suite was no longer merely valuable for an office environment.
However, it seems it's taken the company two years to commit to that change. Finally, in 2023, Microsoft Office will officially become Microsoft 365.
Nothing else is changing, though, merely the name. As Microsoft explains: 'You will continue to have access to programs like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook as part of Microsoft 365.
The Office 2021 and Office LTSC plans will continue to let customers and businesses make one-time purchases of those apps. The subscription plans for Office 365 are also unaffected.
In other Microsoft news, just in case you still ride the 365 yearly subscription train, Microsoft 365 apps are now easier to update than ever. Google apps are still free, though