Microsoft Office 2010 (formerly Office 14) is a version of the Microsoft Office productivity suite for Microsoft Windows. It is the successor to Microsoft Office 2007 and the predecessor to Microsoft Office 2013. Office 2010 includes extended file format support, user interface updates, and a changed user experience. A 64-bit version of Office 2010 is available, although not for Windows XP or Windows Server 2003.
On April 15, 2010, Office 2010 was released to manufacturing.
The suite became available for retail and online purchase on June
15, 2010. Office 2010 is the first version to require product
activation for volume licensing editions. In Office 2010, every
application features ribbons in its user interface.
Office 2010 marks the debut of Office Web Apps, free online versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote, which work in web browsers. Office Starter 2010, a new edition of Office, replaced the low-end home productivity software, Microsoft Works. Microsoft's update to its mobile productivity suite, Office Mobile 2010, is released for Windows Phones running Windows Mobile 6.5 and Windows Phone 7.
Office 2010 is the last version of Microsoft Office with support for Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008.