Microsoft Office 2013 HOME AND BUSINESS EDITION costs R2 542 for the FPP edition. FPP stands for Full Packaged Product which refers to the shrink-wrapped boxes of licensed Microsoft product that can be purchased in a local retail store or any local software retailer.

This edition includes all the bells and whistles you’ll need for your business. It also includes free Office Web Apps with which you can create, edit and share Excel, Word, PowerPoint and OneNote files from any browser, on SkyDrive or within Office 365. It is also optimized for touch screen use. 

WORD 2013

Word is cleaner, sleeker, easier on the eyes. New templates and design tools help you put the finishing touch on documents, and you’ll find new and updated ways to share and work with others.

EXCEL 2013

Enjoy new ways to explore your data more intuitively. Visualize, analyze, and display results with a single click. And when you’re ready, it’s easy to share your freshly discovered insights.


Ready to create more striking presentations? Select a theme, add a design variant, align text and pictures, and more. Work on the same version with others at the same time, and present with more confidence and control.


OneNote is a digital notebook for creating and storing all your notes. Your notes are automatically saved and searchable so you have them when you need them. And when you’re on the go, they travel with you on your favorite devices or nearly any browser.


Outlook helps you manage your busy life more easily and efficiently. You get new and improved ways to find information quickly, handle email, coordinate schedules, keep current with contacts and social networks, and tame your unruly to-do lists.

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This edition is for use on a single PC. According to Microsoft, “For customers with five or more PCs, migrating to a volume licensing solution will most likely save them time and money.”

Microsoft Office 2013 HOME AND BUSINESS EDITION system requirements:

Required Processor
1 gigahertz (Ghz) or faster x86- or x64-bit processor with SSE2 instruction set
Required Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, or Windows Server 2012
Required Memory
1 GB RAM (32 bit); 2 GB RAM (64 bit)
Required Hard Disk Space
3.0 GB available
Required Display
Graphics hardware acceleration requires a DirectX10 graphics card and 1024 x 576 resolution
.NET version
3.5, 4.0, or 4.5
Required Browser
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8, 9, or 10; Mozilla Firefox 10.x or a later version; Apple Safari 5; or Google Chrome 17.x.


A touch-enabled device is required to use any multi-touch functionality. However, all features and functionality are always available by using a keyboard, mouse, or other standard or accessible input device. Note that new touch features are optimized for use with Windows 8.

Date: 24 Jul 2013