Microsoft makes Office 365 Personal for only RM189.99 per year

Microsoft Malaysia last week announced the availability of a new consumer subscription of its cloud-powered productivity suite called Office 365 Personal. Office 365 Personal is targeted at individual users, allowing them to install Office on a single PC or Mac, as well as a tablet device (including iPad). All for RM189.99 per year.

The new consumer subscription is an enticing proposition, making it highly affordable for small households or individual users, without sacrificing on features of Office in the cloud.

Microsoft will still continue to offer Office 365 Home Premium for households, now rebranded as Office 365 Home. Office 365 Home supports five PCs or Macs, and five tablets to share the service, at just RM249.99 per year.

Office 365 gives you the complete suite of Office applications, accessible across multiple devices – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher and Access.

Office 365 Home and Personal subscriptions also come with some goodies:

  • Additional 20GB of OneDrive cloud storage
  • 60 free Skype world calling minutes per month – make calls to landlines in over 60 countries/regions
  • Always up-to-date version of Office from Microsoft

The recently released free to use Office for iPad is a great compliment for Office 365 Home and Personal, available for download via iTunes App Store. iPad users can read, view, present and edit documents on-the-go with an Office 365 Home or Personal subscription. in the first week of launch, the app has been downloaded over 12 million times.

Customers can buy Office 365 Personal and Office 365 Home at authorised retailers in Malaysia, or via the Microsoft Store. For more information on Office 365, please visit you’re still not sure, try it for free for one-month at

By Vernon

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