Both, Office 365 and Office 2019 are the newest versions of Office but they still have some differences in their features and specifications. So, let us go through the major differences between the two that may become the guide for us to choose the one that best fits our needs.
The difference in Price- the one-year subscription of Office 365 encompasses applications like Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. This costs a user around $100 with the service of paying on an annual as well as monthly basis. 6 users are eligible to use the subscription which means you can download the software on 6 devices to be used simultaneously. On the other hand, the 2019 version costs a user around $150 which is a lifetime subscription. This version includes all the major applications that are needed by Office users and is the best fit for students. You can use both versions on a PC as well as on a Mac device.
Features and Updates- If you are using Office 365, you’ll get all the latest features and updates related to Microsoft Office. Moreover, you become eligible to get all the security updates along with bug fixes at certain intervals. On top of that, the additional 1TB of cloud storage might be the reason why everyone is interested in Office 365. However, in Office 2019, you can only use some popular Office applications. Also, you will get a few security updates but not the additional online storage.
Once you choose the version of Office that you wish to download, you have to first create an account for which the steps are given in the next section.