The first public beta of Microsoft Office 2010 is now available as a free download on Microsoft website. And other then Office, you can also download Visio 2010 beta, SharePoint Server 2010 and Project 2010 beta for your Windows computer.


These are what included as part of MS Office 2010 beta download:

* Microsoft Word
* Microsoft Excel
* Microsoft PowerPoint
* Microsoft Access
* Microsoft Outlook
* Microsoft OneNote
* Microsoft InfoPath
* Microsoft SharePoint Workspace
* Microsoft Publisher
* Microsoft Communicator

Both 32-bit and 64-bit versions are available. The Office installer weighs around 700 MB in size but you need around 3 GB of free space on your hard drive for the installation. Note that, the beta version of Office 2010 will expire in October 2010. What Microsoft is offering essentially is the Professional Plus edition, but customers are able to get not just the actual bits from Microsoft, but also the product keys necessary to activate the productivity suite.

Download Microsoft Office 2010 beta for Windows

Download Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 Beta

Download Microsoft Visio 2010 Beta

Download Microsoft Office Web Apps Beta

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