Microsoft Office 2010 professional beta download is officially available download from Microsoft website. With this Microsoft Office 2010 download, Windows user can test out the new features of Office 2010 on their computer.
Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 edition is slightly difference from Microsoft Office 2010 home and basic version, which have Publisher and Infopath 2010 as well in addition to the regular Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Outlook applications. The Office 2010 professional installer size 700 MB in size but you need around 3 GB of free hard disk space on your hard drive before the office 2010 installation.
This Microsoft Office 2010 beta also can upgrade your current version of Microsoft Office to Office 2010 Beta or select the Customize option during installation and set your current version of Microsoft Office to coexist with Office 2010 Beta.
Differences between three Microsoft Office 2010 editions are:
- Office Home and Business 2010 beta – Includes: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, and Office Web Apps
- Office Professional 2010 beta – Includes: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Access, Publisher and Office Web Apps
- Office Professional Plus 2010 beta – Volume licensing only – Includes: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook with Business Contact Manager, Access, Publisher, Infopath, Communicator, SharePoint Workspace, and Office Web Apps
However, the Microsoft Office 2010 professional requires online license key activation after installation. In case of Office 2010, you can enter the serial number inside Word 2010 and it will automatically activate all other Office applications.
For Activating the Office 2010, first you have to install the product and do the following steps.
Step to activate Microsoft Office 2010 with Product Key:
Step 1: Open Microsoft Office Word 2010 Beta and click on the “File” tab. Next click “Help”.
Step 2: Click “Change Product Key”.
Step 3: Enter the Multiple Activation Key (MAK).
Step 4: Entering the MAK key in Microsoft Word 2010 Beta automatically activates all the Office Professional Plus 2010 Beta applications. Click on the “File” tab to return to the Document view.
Once Microsoft Office 2010 license key activation, you can enjoy using Microsoft office 2010 beta until October 2010. Beside Office 2010 English version, Office 2010 is available for download in Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian and Spanish.
Microsoft Office 2010 Computer System requirements:
- 500 MHz 32-bit or 64-bit processor or higher
- 256 MB of system memory or more
- 3 GB of available disk space
- 1024×768 or higher resolution monitor
- DVD-R/W Drive
- Windows XP SP3 , Vista SP1 , Server 2003 R2 , Server 2008 SP2 , 7
So, i highly recommended you download a copy of Microsoft Office 2010 professional and try out at your computer since Microsoft Office 2010 is totally free for public download.