Microsoft Corporation will start selling four versions of its forthcoming Office 2010 software, due out in June, for prices ranging from $99 (Dh363) to $499.
The company said it will sell Office Home and Student edition, which comes with four core programs, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote, for $149 as boxed software that can, as with previous versions, be installed on three computers in the home. A "Product Key Card", which has a code to unlock one copy of Office 2010 pre-loaded on new PCs, costs $119.
Microsoft will sell an education-only version, Office Professional Academic, through campus bookstores and some retailers for $99.
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