Difference Between MS Office 2013 and MS Office 2010
Office 2013 and Office 2010 are products of Microsoft. Microsoft Office is a suite which consists of Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Word, One Note, Access, InfoPath, Publisher, Project, SharePoint, Workspace, Visio and other products. Office 2013 is higher version with revamped user interface and new features compared to Office 2010. Check out Differences between Office 2013 and Office 2010.
Office 2013 was formerly also known as Office 15. The RTM version of Office 2013 was released on October 11th, 2012. Office 2013 is more “cloud-based” than previous versions. This is notable as the default save location is the user’s SkyDrive. Also, Microsoft is hoping that users will get Office 2013 through Office 365.
Microsoft also supports Office Open XML Strict, a format which Microsoft has submitted to the ISO for interoperability with other office suites, and to aid adoption in the public sector.
New features also include new Read mode in Word, a Presentation mode in PowerPoint and improved touch and inking in all of the Office programs. Microsoft Word can also insert video and audio from online sources as well as the capability to broadcast documents on the Web. Word and PowerPoint also have bookmark-like features which sync the position of the document between different computers.
- Touch Mode along with touch enhancements.
- Flatter look of the Ribbon interface and subtle animations when typing or selecting (Word and Excel)
- Microsoft Outlook now has a new visualization for scheduled tasks
- New Start Experience
- New graphical options in Microsoft Word
- New alignment lines when moving objects
- Online picture support with content from Office.com, Bing.com and Flickr
- Resume Reading in Word and PowerPoint
- New slide designs, animations and transitions in PowerPoint 2013
- Support for Outlook.com and Hotmail.com in Outlook
- Support for Skype and Yammer
- Excel 2013 supports new model limits.
- Menus and Tabs: The ribbon replaces menus and toolbars across all Products of Office 2010 and can be fully customized.
- Quick Access Toolbar (QAT): It is fully customized.
- Backstage view: You can access more tools outside the document viewing window.
- Digital signatures: It can be accessed in the Backstage view under Information about Document / Protect Document.
- Smart Art: Improved version from the 2007 version.
- Open Formats (*.odt) OpenDocument Text: The format was included in this version.
- Windows Live Writer integration: This is a new feature which is introduced in this version.
- Spelling checker: The Spell Checker is fully integrated with Automatic Correction.
- Paste Preview: This is a new feature which allows users to preview before doing Paste. It is basically to avoid using Undo button.
- Print: The Backstage combines Print with Print Preview, Page Layout and other print options.
- Sparklines: A miniature chart inserted into text or embedded in a spreadsheet cell to summarize data..
- E-mail Essentials: This is new feature which enables users to do Conversation, Cleanup, Ignore Thread, and Mail Tips for when a person is out of the office or if e-mail is sent to a group..
- Photo editing tools: The feature is available in Word 2010, Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010, Outlook 2010, and Microsoft Publisher 2010.
- Video in Microsoft PowerPoint: This new feature in Powerpoint 2010 allows Video triggers and controls.
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