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YearVersionPriceUpgrade Price
Inflation Adjusted (upgrade when available)
Student PriceReference
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1990
1.0 (Word Excel PowerPoint)
$9951949.98
https://books.google.co.th/books?id=VTwEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PT17&dq="Microsoft+Office"&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiEpp3Pl_riAhWQOnAKHdCgD94Q6AEIODAD#v=onepage&q="Microsoft Office"&f=false
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19933$7501329.46
https://archive.org/details/computerworld2712unse_1/page/38?q="microsoft+office"
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19944$475820.97
https://books.google.co.th/books?id=eDgEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA117&dq="Microsoft+Office"&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiZhdbZlvriAhV2y4sBHblnCBoQ6AEIKDAA#v=onepage&q="Microsoft Office"&f=false
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1996
Office 1995 Standard/Professional
$499.00$209.00341.2814.63
https://books.google.co.th/books?id=yeegNRKq1h0C&pg=PA104&dq="Microsoft+Office"&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjex-uGmPriAhWYdHAKHRkrCnkQ6AEIPDAE#v=onepage&q="Microsoft Office"&f=false
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1997Office 97$499.00$209.00333.54
https://news.microsoft.com/1996/11/19/microsoft-office-97-released-to-manufacturing/
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2000Office 2000$499.00$209.00310.88
https://news.microsoft.com/1999/01/07/microsoft-announces-office-2000-pricing-and-prelaunch-promotions-2/
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2001Office XP$479.00$239.00345.67$149.00
https://www.geek.com/news/office-xp-arrives-546169/
Student/Teacher for 1 user, only for students, but sold as normal at retail
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2003Office 2003$399.00$239.00332.71$149.00
https://searchwindowsserver.techtarget.com/news/920182/Office-2003-pricing-release-date-announced
Student/Teacher licensed for 3 devices, any house with a student
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2007Office 2007$399.00$239.00295.25$149.00
https://www.computerworld.com/article/2561601/microsoft-lists-pricing-for-2007-microsoft-office.html
Any home user can use Home and Student, on 3 devices
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2010Office 2010$249.00292.49$149.00
https://www.pcworld.com/article/185918/microsoft_office_2010.html
20% discount if bought on a single-use card; no upgrade pricing
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2013Office 2013$220.00241.9$149.00
https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-announces-office-2013-prices-and-packaging/
Each standalone license on only one device
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2014Office 365
$6.99/month or $69.99/year Personal for 1 computer
$9.99/mo or $99.99/year Home for 5 users
https://www.cnet.com/news/microsoft-releases-office-365-personal-for-ipad-too/
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2019Office 365
$5.99/mo or $59.99/yr Personal
$7.99/mo or $79.99/yr Home for 6 users
$8.25/user/mo (year subscription) Business
$12.5/user/mo (year) Business Premium with email services
https://products.office.com/en/compare-all-microsoft-office-products?tab=1
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Total Price If Upgraded Every Year
$4,033.00
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Per month if purchased every version
$13.44
(counting Office 2013 as adding 2 additional years)
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Per month if starting at Office 96
$8.76
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Per month if starting at Office 96, inflation adjusted
$12.36
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Per month if starting at beginning, inflation adjusted
$21.98
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