Office 2016 system requirements


Office Home & Student 2016

  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster x86-bit or x64-bit processor with SSE2 instruction set. 2 GB RAM, 3.0 GB available disk space, 1280 x 800  screen resolution.

  • Graphics hardware acceleration requires a DirectX 10 graphics card.

  • Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows 10 Server, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, or Windows Server 2008 R2. For the best experience, use the latest version of any operating system.

  • The current or immediately previous version of Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome, Firefox, or Microsoft Edge.

  • .NET 3.5 required. Some features may require .NET 4.0 or 4.5 CLR to also be installed.

Office Home & Business 2016

  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster x86-bit or x64-bit processor with SSE2 instruction set. 2 GB RAM, 3.0 GB available disk space, 1280 x 800  screen resolution.

  • Graphics hardware acceleration requires a DirectX 10 graphics card.

  • Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows 10 Server, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, or Windows Server 2008 R2. For the best experience, use the latest version of any operating system.

  • The current or immediately previous version of Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome, Firefox, or Microsoft Edge.

  • .NET 3.5 required. Some features may require .NET 4.0 or 4.5 CLR to also be installed.

Office 2016 for Mac Home & Student and Office 2016 for Mac Home & Business

  • A Mac computer with an Intel processor.

  • 4 GB of RAM, 6 GB of available hard disk space, HFS+ hard disk format (also known as Mac OS Extended or HFS Plus), 1280 x 800 or higher resolution monitor.

  • The current or immediately previous version of Safari, Chrome, or Firefox.

  • Installation requires a connection to the Internet, a local area network (if installing over a network), or a DVD Drive.