Student edition for office 2007 vs. normal edition?

By judicious
Feb 20, 2008
  1. Is there really a difference between the student verison of the office 2007? I know a friend that can get the ultimate for a pretty cheap price....but would have to verify as a question would there really a difference?? what about for photoshop? the adobe cs3 web premium edition?

  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    What's included in Office Home and Student 2007
    Excel 2007
    OneNote 2007
    PowerPoint 2007
    Word 2007

    What's included in Office Standard 2007
    Excel 2007
    Outlook 2007
    PowerPoint 2007
    Word 2007

    What's included in Office Ultimate 2007
    Access 2007
    Excel 2007
    InfoPath 2007
    Groove 2007
    OneNote 2007
    Outlook 2007 with Business Contact Manager
    PowerPoint 2007
    Publisher 2007
    Word 2007
  3. dms96960

    dms96960 TS Addict Posts: 258   +28

    It is unbelievable to me that MS did not include Outlook in the Student Edition. Therefore, I may just give Thunderbird a try.
  4. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,714   +397

    The only real advantage I see with Outlook over Thunderbird is that Thunderbird can't deal with Exchange servers, so you have to go IMAP which is no good compared to Exchange.

    The Student version I think allows you to install on up to 3 computers, the Professional and Ultimate versions only allow 1 installation.
  5. mazameez

    mazameez TS Rookie Posts: 18

    I would not go with ultimate unless you are going to use the extra programs that come with it.
    I second SNGX1275 on what he said about outlook. If you have any exchange account, you will need outlook because exchange requires proxy settings, which are not included in Thunderbird :)

  6. Enterra

    Enterra TS Rookie

    You gotta love Student editions... There is no differences really in the programs themselves... I believe its all just licensing that is different.
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