OU Office Suite Download Differences

Through the University of Oklahoma, users may have access to download and install Office through several sites. This includes Office 365 at Office365.com and Office 2016 for Mac and Office 2016 for Windows through http://downloads.ou.edu. These installations different in several fundamental ways.

Office 365 – Office 2016 Mac and Office 2016 Windows

  • Suite includes: Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, OneNote, Access, Publisher, InfoPath, Lync, OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Designer.
  • Syncs installed suite with Office Online suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote and OneDrive).
  • Free for all current OU e-mail account holders through OU e-mail account. Access ends once you leave the University.

Downloads.ou.edu – Office 2016 Mac and Office 2016 Windows

  • Suite includes: Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, OneNote, Access, Publisher, InfoPath, and Lync.
  • Activates through a Product Key you purchase on downloads.ou.edu.
  • Office Suite is $9.95 for Faculty/Staff.
  • Perpetual access through purchased Product Key.

Update Existing Installation

If you already have Office installed from http://downloads.ou.edu, you may install the Office 365 suite if you so desire. Note however that installing Office 365 will tie your suite to your OU account. Once you leave the University and your OU account goes away, your Office suite will stop activating.

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Article ID: 206
Created
Sun 9/6/20 2:04 PM
Modified
Sun 9/6/20 3:51 PM