Office 2013 and Exchange 2013 now available on TechNet and MSDN

Earlier than expected, Microsoft has released the RTM versions of the Office family to MSDN and TechNet subscribers.

The Office 2013 family includes the following products:

  • Office 2013
  • Exchange 2013
  • Visio 2013
  • Project 2013
  • SharePoint Server 2013
  • Office Web Apps 2013
  • Lync Server 2013

Currently only the English versions are available for download but expect the localized versions to become available soon as well.

The Office 2013 RT edition which ships with Windows RT tablets such as the Microsoft Surface tablet has also been published as an update to Microsoft Update. So for the early birds who will get their Surface tablet this Friday, you can immediately update the included Office 2013 Customer Preview to the released version.

Note that the Office version which ships with Windows RT/Surface tablet does not contain Outlook but only Word, Excel and PowerPoint. To sync your Outlook data with a Windows RT tablet see: Outlook, Windows RT and the Surface tablet