Microsoft in a support article for the support of Windows and Office revealed that if you want the latest version of the Office you’ll need to upgrade your device to Windows 10 without subscribing for the Office 365 service.
Microsoft is providing an update on Office 2019 today, revealing the apps that will run on windows 10.
This will won’t affect the Ofice for MAC, as they have a different release schedule. Microsoft is also altering the support lifecycle for the Support policy for Office 2019 so the OOffice 2019 will be getting a 5-years of Support and a 2-years of Extended Support.
The Office 2019 will have the usual Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook client apps, and with all the basic software the server versions will include Exchange, SharePoint, and Skype for Business. Microsoft is planning to release preview copies of Office 2019 in the middle of 2018, and the software, Office 2019 is primarily designed for organizations that aren’t using the cloud Office 365 versions.
Microsoft is also extending its Windows 10 support for enterprise and education customers running certain versions of the operating system.
Windows 10 version 1511, 1607, 1703, and 1709 will all be supported for another six months to help enterprise and education users move to the latest supported versions of Windows 10.