What's new in Office for the web

Office for the web includes online versions of your favorite Office apps: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and more. No installation or subscription required. It's free! Get started with Office for the web

New in October

Get add-ins from Office store on the web

Make polished Visio diagrams in Excel

Create data-driven diagrams like flowcharts or organizational charts from data in a worksheet.

New in: Excel

LEARN MORE

OPEN EXCEL FOR THE WEB

Choose a page size in Visio

Choose a page size

Now you can select from several standard page sizes or set a custom size. The Auto Size option lets you turn automatic resizing off or on.

New in: Visio

LEARN MORE

OPEN VISIO FOR THE WEB

Know who is in your diagram

Know who is in your diagram

Co-authors are now listed next to the Ribbon, so you can see who is editing with you. You can also see where they are working in the drawing.

New in: Visio

LEARN MORE

OPEN VISIO FOR THE WEB

See who is doing what

See who's doing what

Get insight into what each person is working on by using "Group by Assign to" in Board view.

New in: Project

OPEN PROJECT FOR THE WEB

Previous releases

Show's transcription pane

Transcription just got better

Your transcribed audio files and recordings will now be separated by different speakers, making it easy to see who said what.

New in: Word

LEARN MORE

OPEN WORD FOR THE WEB

Show's PowerPoint Tabbed pane

Switch easily between panes - they are tabbed now

If you have multiple panes open, they appear tabbed, so you can switch between them easily when required.

New in: PowerPoint

LEARN MORE

OPEN POWERPOINT FOR THE WEB

Show's Shape in Visio diagram

Add a hyperlink to a shape

Add a link to any shape that opens a web page, another page in your diagram, or a draft email message.

New in: Visio

LEARN MORE

OPEN VISIO FOR THE WEB

Show's two Visio files

Copy and paste between files

You can copy shapes or a complete diagram and paste into a different Visio file.

New in: Visio

LEARN MORE

OPEN VISIO FOR THE WEB

Show's Azure Diagram template

New Azure stencils and shapes

We've added many more stencils to help you create up-to-date Azure diagrams.

New in: Visio

OPEN VISIO FOR THE WEB

Show's adding apps to Teams

Work together on Visio drawings in Teams

Create a tab in Teams to access your Visio files from one place.

New in: Visio

OPEN VISIO FOR THE WEB

Shows Comments in Word

Track tasks with @mentions

Use @mentions in comments to create, assign, and track others' tasks in your workbook.

New in: Excel

LEARN MORE

OPEN EXCEL FOR THE WEB

Show's Data Visualizer Add-in

Easier sign-in for the Data Visualizer add-in

When you're signed into Excel with your work or school account, we remember that, making start-up of the Data Visualizer add-in quicker.

New in: Excel

LEARN MORE

OPEN EXCEL FOR THE WEB

Show's Office scripts

Share your Office Scripts

Let your co-authors run and edit your scripts in a shared workbook.

New in: Excel

LEARN MORE

OPEN EXCEL FOR THE WEB

Add custom fields for Tasks

Store custom information about your projects efficiently by adding custom fields.

New in: Project

OPEN PROJECT FOR THE WEB

Share projects with groups you don't own

See all the groups you've been added to when you add a group to your project.

New in: Project

OPEN PROJECT FOR THE WEB

Show's Word window

Tell Word what to do

Use your voice to undo, delete, format text, and start lists. With your Office language set to English, select Dictate from the Home tab to begin.

New in: Word

LEARN MORE

OPEN WORD FOR THE WEB

PPT slide with colorful links

Hyperlinks in living color

Hyperlinks aren't just blue anymore. Apply any font color you like.

New in: PowerPoint

LEARN MORE

OPEN POWERPOINT FOR THE WEB

Show's Data Visualizer Add-in

Use your Excel data to generate diagrams automatically in localized languages

Data Visualizer add-in helps Excel users to generate high quality Visio Diagrams directly within Excel in the languages supported by Visio Online.

New in: Visio

LEARN MORE

OPEN VISIO FOR THE WEB

Show's floatie menu on Touch

Reach out and touch Excel

New touch-based menu lets you perform basic Excel tasks with a finger.

New in: Excel

OPEN EXCEL FOR THE WEB

Shows Comments in Word

Track work with @mentions

Use @mentions in comments to create, assign and track tasks within your document.

New in: Word

LEARN MORE

OPEN WORD FOR THE WEB

Shows New Window option in Excel

One workbook, many windows

Open multiple windows to access different areas of your workbook simultaneously.

New in: Excel

LEARN MORE

OPEN EXCEL FOR THE WEB

Shows stock images

Jazz up your presentations

Give your slides more flair with free, high-quality stock images and backgrounds.

New in: PowerPoint

LEARN MORE

OPEN POWERPOINT FOR THE WEB

Shows Multiple page for diagrams in visio

Manage your multi-page drawing

Use the options on the page tabs below the canvas to navigate, duplicate, rearrange, and add or remove pages.

New in: Visio

LEARN MORE

OPEN VISIO FOR THE WEB

Shows Project RoadMaps

Share projects and roadmaps more freely

Send a link to your project or roadmap to anyone who uses Office in your organization. People who don't have Project can see your information but not edit it.

New in: Project

LEARN MORE

OPEN PROJECT FOR THE WEB

Shows Search in Word

Use your words

Type what you're looking for in the Search box and we'll look for it. No need to be precise.

New in: Word

OPEN WORD FOR THE WEB

Shows shape formatting controls

Take total control over objects

Enter the exact height, width, and precise rotation angles of the objects on your slides.

New in: PowerPoint

OPEN POWERPOINT FOR THE WEB

Shows Crow's Foot Database Notation diagram

Design a database

Visio helps you draw diagrams with Chen's notation or Crow's foot database notation.

New in: Visio

LEARN MORE

OPEN VISIO FOR THE WEB

Shows Download as Image option

Save a diagram as an image

Save a Visio drawing as a JPG or PNG image to use somewhere else.

New in: Visio

LEARN MORE

OPEN VISIO FOR THE WEB

Shows Data Visualizer add-in in Excel

Visio templates at your fingertips

Create a Visio drawing in Excel with our Data Visualizer add-in templates.

New in: Visio

LEARN MORE

OPEN VISIO FOR THE WEB

Shows Project tasks

Pick up where you left off

When you customize your Grid view, columns and summary tasks stay just how you left them.

New in: Project

OPEN PROJECT FOR THE WEB

Shows Project files

Copy your project

Easily reuse your work by creating a new project from one you've already made.

New in: Project

LEARN MORE

OPEN PROJECT FOR THE WEB

More control over scheduling

When you change effort for an assigned task, your duration won't change, even if there's a resource already assigned to the task.

New in: Project

LEARN MORE

OPEN PROJECT FOR THE WEB

Shows Transcribe button in Word This feature is currently available for organizations with a Microsoft 365 for Business subscription.

Transcribe your recording

Generate a transcript by recording audio while taking notes directly in Word.

New in: Word

LEARN MORE

OPEN WORD FOR THE WEB

Your browser does not support video.

Tell it like you mean it

Got a question about your data? In Excel Ideas, simply enter a question and we'll get you the answer.

New in: Excel

LEARN MORE

OPEN EXCEL FOR THE WEB

Shows conditional formatting in Excel

Take control of your Conditional Formatting Rules

Review and delete Conditional Formatting rules with the new Conditional Formatting pane.

New in: Excel

LEARN MORE

OPEN EXCEL FOR THE WEB

Shows Footers and Slide numbers in PowerPoint

Footers and slide numbers

Easily add footers and slide numbers to your slides from the Insert tab.

New in: PowerPoint

LEARN MORE

OPEN POWERPOINT FOR THE WEB

Shows faster way to create project

Create and open projects faster

We've improved the speed of Project for the Web so you can create and open projects more quickly.

New in: Project

OPEN PROJECT FOR THE WEB

Chid with book and pencil

Get Project for Education

School admins, students, faculty, and staff can use Project for Education to create projects using timeline and board views, and see all their projects in a roadmap.

New in: Project

OPEN PROJECT FOR THE WEB

Shows Project progress

See how far you've come

Track how close you are to being done by selecting your project name and viewing what percentage of all tasks in the project are complete.

New in: Project

OPEN PROJECT FOR THE WEB

Shows Dictate toolbar

Save time and simplify work with improved speech-to-text

A new dictation toolbar, suggestions experience, and auto-punctuation make it easy to create content with your voice in Word

New in: Word

OPEN WORD FOR THE WEB

Shows Workbook statistics menu option

Get stats on your workbook

Workbook Statistics provides an overview of the content of a workbook, to help you more easily discover its contents.

New in: Excel

OPEN EXCEL FOR THE WEB

Shows Selection Pane

Better control of objects

Use the selection pane to easily arrange, show or hide objects on your slides.

New in: PowerPoint

LEARN MORE

OPEN POWERPOINT FOR THE WEB

Shows Online video insert option

Preview your video

When you insert a video on a slide you can play the video in edit mode, so you see what the audience will see.

New in: PowerPoint

OPEN POWERPOINT FOR THE WEB

Shows sketched shapes

Sketch it out

Give a casual, hand-drawn look to Office shapes in your presentation.

New in: PowerPoint

LEARN MORE

OPEN POWERPOINT FOR THE WEB

Shows Change shape menu in Visio

Change a shape

Replace a shape with a more suitable one in just a few clicks without losing the original shape’s characteristics.

New in: Visio

LEARN MORE

OPEN VISIO FOR THE WEB

Pinch and zoom

Zoom in or out of any part of your diagram by using your device’s touchscreen or trackpad.

New in: Visio

LEARN MORE

OPEN VISIO FOR THE WEB

Duration and effort, unlinked

For unassigned tasks, Project will no longer automatically recalculate duration and effort when one of them is changed.

New in: Project

OPEN PROJECT FOR THE WEB

You spoke, we listened

We heard your feedback and have been making fixes. Two to know about: The browser no longer shakes when you are scrolling in Project, and tasks due Today no longer appear as late in Grid view.

New in: Project

OPEN PROJECT FOR THE WEB

Stay in the writing flow with follow-up

Have something to follow up on while working in your document? Create a Follow-up note right in that spot to come back to later.

New in: Word

LEARN MORE

OPEN WORD FOR THE WEB

Grab attention with @mentions right in your content

Working with others and want to draw their attention to specific text in the document? Try @mentioning them directly in the document.

New in: Word

LEARN MORE

OPEN WORD FOR THE WEB

Improved View mode

View mode allows you to see all the ribbon commands, and to switch easily to and from Edit mode.

New in: Excel

OPEN EXCEL FOR THE WEB

Paste an image without saving

Copy images from web pages and other applications and paste them into Excel for the web without saving the image first.

New in: Excel

LEARN MORE

OPEN EXCEL FOR THE WEB

Sort by color or icon

When working with conditionally formatted data, sort by cell color, font color, or icon.

New in: Excel

LEARN MORE

OPEN EXCEL FOR THE WEB

GIFs in a jiffy

One slide, one frame. Easily create looping GIFs in PowerPoint.

New in: PowerPoint

LEARN MORE

OPEN POWERPOINT FOR THE WEB

Shows ink pen, highlighter and colors

Ink your ideas

Add personality to your slides with ink. Choose from a variety of pens, colors, and styles.

New in: PowerPoint

LEARN MORE

OPEN POWERPOINT FOR THE WEB

Shows zoom options

Zoom out further in Roadmap

See an even bigger picture when you view your roadmaps at 4 additional levels: 18 months, 2 years, 3 years, and 6 years.

New in: Project

OPEN PROJECT FOR THE WEB

Shows Recommended Charts UI

For your inspiration

Showcase your data with Recommended Charts.

New in: Excel

LEARN MORE

OPEN EXCEL FOR THE WEB

Shows

Save time with grouping

Group multiple objects on a slide to work with them more easily and precisely—move, resize, or rotate them all at once.

New in: PowerPoint

LEARN MORE

OPEN POWERPOINT FOR THE WEB

Show's custom color window

More colors to match your mood and your message

Want to give the shapes in your presentation title color? PowerPoint now has 16 million colors to choose from so you'll always find just the right shade.

New in: PowerPoint

OPEN POWERPOINT FOR THE WEB

Shows slide sorter on presentation

See all your slides at a glance

Use Slide Sorter to organize your slides into sections and drag them to reorganize your deck.

New in: PowerPoint

OPEN POWERPOINT FOR THE WEB

Show's CoAuthoring in Visio files

Collaborate in real time

Work on a diagram at the same time as other people. Changes merge seamlessly into a single file.

New in: Visio

LEARN MORE

OPEN VISIO FOR THE WEB

Shows Visio drawing in Teams

Create Visio drawings in Teams

Edit diagrams directly in Teams if you have a Visio license, or just view and comment on them if you don't.

New in: Visio

OPEN VISIO FOR THE WEB

Shows new connection experience on shapes

New connection experience

It's easy to add a connection point anywhere on a shape, and even have multiple connectors on the same edge.

New in: Visio

OPEN VISIO FOR THE WEB

Shows Project files in Edge

Quickly access your most recent projects in Edge

Projects and roadmaps show up in the list of your most recently used items in the new Microsoft Edge, so you can easily pick up where you left off.

New in: Project

OPEN PROJECT FOR THE WEB

Bar chart with top 10 apples. One is circled in ink and annotated with My Favorite!

Ink as you go

Draw onscreen with ink to emphasize key points as you present.

New in: PowerPoint

LEARN MORE

OPEN POWERPOINT FOR THE WEB

Find dialog box with Find All option

Find All is available now

Enter your search term, click Find All, and we'll highlight every occurrence of what you're searching for.

New in: Excel

LEARN MORE

OPEN EXCEL FOR THE WEB

Document with comment bubbles and comments right next to them

Comments with context

Respond to comments and mentions right from email without opening the document.

New in: Word

OPEN WORD FOR THE WEB

An image of a comment card, showing the Edit comment option. The option is under the More thread actions drop down menu, which can be found in the top right hand corner of the comment.

Your comments are yours

When you add comments to a document, don't worry about someone editing them. Only you can edit your comments.

New in: Word

LEARN MORE

OPEN WORD FOR THE WEB

T-Rex turning toward you and growling

Watch your slide show come alive

Insert animated 3D graphics to see hearts beat, planets orbit, and T-Rex rampage through your slide show.

New in: PowerPoint

LEARN MORE

OPEN POWERPOINT FOR THE WEB

Slide with 2 object selecte and Align to Slide selected from Arrange menu

Better slide layouts

Easily align and rotate your shapes, pictures, and objects.

New in: PowerPoint

LEARN MORE

OPEN POWERPOINT FOR THE WEB

Spreadsheet with @mention and Add a Comment and Go to Comment buttons

Read and reply on the fly

Respond to comments and mentions right from email without opening the file.

New in: Excel PowerPoint

OPEN EXCEL FOR THE WEB

OPEN POWERPOINT FOR THE WEB

Modern ribbon with Switch Ribbons control highlighted

More commands where you need them

When you want all the command buttons at your fingertips, switch your ribbon to the classic layout. Just press the V (chevron) button in the lower right corner to make the switch.

New in: Word

OPEN WORD FOR THE WEB

A hierarchy of UML Class Diagram shapes

Draw the system using UML diagrams

Quickly and easily draw software models using Unified Modeling Language (UML) diagrams.

New in: Visio

LEARN MORE

OPEN VISIO FOR THE WEB

Dialog box listing tasks. Copy link to task button is highlighted.

Link directly to a task

Collaborate more clearly by copying and sending a link to a specific task in your project. In any Project for the web view, select the three dots, then select Copy link to task.

New in: Project

OPEN PROJECT FOR THE WEB

Add ink to your show

Communicate more clearly with ink. Use your digital pen to draw right on your slide show while you're presenting.

New in: PowerPoint

LEARN MORE

OPEN POWERPOINT FOR THE WEB

Copy the data, keep the formatting

Whether you're copying from workbook to workbook, or from worksheet to email, text, cell, and table formatting are retained. Formulas, hyperlinks, conditional formatting, and data validation rules also stick around so you can focus on what's important. And if you want to paste plain text, try Ctrl + Shift + V.

New in: Excel

OPEN EXCEL FOR THE WEB

Create stunning, high-quality diagrams in Excel

With the Visio Data Visualizer add-in for Excel, create basic flowcharts, cross-functional flowcharts, and organizational charts from data in an Excel workbook.

New in: Excel

OPEN EXCEL FOR THE WEB

Switching panes just got easier

Panes are now tabbed, which means easy switching and more space for what you're working on.

New in: Word

OPEN WORD FOR THE WEB

Read and reply on the fly

Respond to comments and mentions right from email without opening the document.

New in: Word

LEARN MORE

OPEN WORD FOR THE WEB

Keep reading to see what we released in October.

Ink as you go

Emphasize key points while you're presenting by drawing on screen with ink.

New in: PowerPoint

LEARN MORE

OPEN POWERPOINT FOR THE WEB

Sort cells your way

New sort options let you sort from left-to-right and top-to-bottom.

New in: Excel

LEARN MORE

OPEN EXCEL FOR THE WEB

Keep reading to see what we released in September.

Pick a slide, any slide

In Slide Show, use Grid view to quickly jump to any slide in your presentation.

New in: PowerPoint

LEARN MORE

OPEN POWERPOINT FOR THE WEB

Make the case

Turn your text into superscript or subscript, or change the case without retyping. Make it Sentence case, lowercase, or UPPERCASE, Capitalize Each Word, or tOGGLE cASE.

New in: PowerPoint

LEARN MORE

OPEN POWERPOINT FOR THE WEB

Stock quotes at your fingertips

Retrieve the latest stock price, change in price, and more with the new Stocks data type. There's a new data type for Geography too.

New in: Excel

LEARN MORE

OPEN EXCEL FOR THE WEB

Focus on what's left to do

Select Resolve to collapse comments and make open items stand out.

New in: Excel

LEARN MORE

OPEN EXCEL FOR THE WEB

Spell check is now available in your web app

The spell checker you know and love is now available in Excel for the web. Find it on the Review tab.

New in: Excel

OPEN EXCEL FOR THE WEB

Keep reading to see we released in June.

Get their attention with @mentions

Use @mentions in comments to let co-workers know when you need their input.

New in: Word Excel PowerPoint

LEARN MORE

Rotate your data in a jiffy

Use Paste > Transpose to swap rows for columns, or vice versa.

New in: Excel

LEARN MORE

OPEN EXCEL FOR THE WEB

What's better than a PivotTable? A PivotChart

Want to visualize a PivotTable with an interactive, graphical chart? Just select a PivotTable, and then choose a chart on the Insert tab.

New in: Excel

LEARN MORE

OPEN EXCEL FOR THE WEB

Export Visio visuals from Power BI

See your Visio Visuals clearly when you export Power BI reports as PDFs, PowerPoint files, and more.

New in: Visio icon

LEARN MORE

OPEN VISIO FOR THE WEB

We've taken sorting to a whole new level

You asked for it. Excel for the web now provides advanced sorting capabilities that allow you to sort by more than one column or row. Create custom sorts to quickly organize and analyze your data.

New in: Excel

LEARN MORE

OPEN EXCEL FOR THE WEB

Confidently co-author

Word for the web now enables you to collaborate on documents tagged with sensitivity labels. Your content remains secure and protected.

*Requires an Office 365 E3 or E5 license.

New in: Word

OPEN WORD FOR THE WEB

Better shapeshifting

Enjoy smoother Morph transitions authored in PowerPoint for Windows, PowerPoint for Mac, or PowerPoint Mobile.

New in: PowerPoint

LEARN MORE

OPEN POWERPOINT FOR THE WEB

Copy and paste within a workbook or between apps

Need to move an equation to another part of the workbook? No problem. Want to put a chart into an email? Easy. Just copy and paste.

New in: Excel

OPEN EXCEL FOR THE WEB

Collaborate effectively with comments and @mentions

Keep the conversation going right in your worksheet with the built-in reply box and let co-workers know that you need their input by using @mentions.

New in: Excel

LEARN MORE

OPEN EXCEL FOR THE WEB

Need more help?

Expand your Office skills
Explore training
Get new features first
Join Office Insiders

Was this information helpful?

Thank you for your feedback!

Thank you for your feedback! It sounds like it might be helpful to connect you to one of our Office support agents.

×