© Reuters. Microsoft will soon rebrand Office as Microsoft 365
San Francisco, October 14 (IANS). In a major change to its Microsoft (NASDAQ:) Office branding, the tech giant will soon change its name to Microsoft 365 after more than 30 years. According to The Verge, Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint are still available. , but Microsoft will now often refer to them as being part of Microsoft 365 rather than Microsoft Office.
In the coming months, Office.com, the Office mobile app and the Office app for Windows will become the Microsoft 365 app with a new icon, a new look and even more features, Microsoft was quoted as saying.
The Office app for Windows, iOS and Android will get a facelift in January, with the initial logo and design changes appearing on Office.com in November.
Microsoft 365 will now be home to Teams, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Loop, Climchamp, Stream and Microsoft’s new designer apps.
A central Microsoft 365 app for both mobile and desktop will include feeds of relevant collaborators and meetings, a hub for all your files and documents, and custom tagging to group and organize content, the report said.
However, the Microsoft Office brand will not disappear immediately. Microsoft will continue to offer one-time purchases of its Office bundle of apps for consumers and businesses through the Office 2021 and Office LTSC plans.