As an Office 365 subscriber, you regularly get new and improved Office features. Take a look below to see what's available to you today.
Latest updates for Word for Windows Desktop
See what's new in the April update,Version 1904 (Build 11601.20144). Find your Office version
Add color to your page
New page colors mean that if an all-white or all-black background isn't for you, it's a snap to change it up.
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Become an Office Insider and you'll be first in line to see new features and tell us what you think.
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When do I get new features?
New Office 365 features are sometimes rolled out over a period of time to all subscribers.
Complete list of all updates
Get information about all the channel releases for Office 365 client applications.
Latest updates for Word Insiders
Insiders, you now have a web site dedicated to you. Go here to find out all the latest fixes and features that are available to you today.
See what's new in the March update,
Improve comprehension with Line Focus
Move through a document, line by line, without distractions. Adjust the focus to put one, three, or five lines in view at a time.
Increase the reach of your content
Accessibility checker keeps an eye on your documents and tells you in the status bar when it finds something you should look at. Try it by clicking Review > Check Accessibility.
See what's new in the February update, Version 1902 (Build 11328.20070).
Save your changes as they happen
Upload your files to OneDrive to make sure all your updates are saved automatically.
See what's new in the January update, Version 1901 (Build 11231.20130).
Get their attention with @mentions
Use @mentions in comments to let co-workers know when you need their input.
See what's new in Version 18.12 (11126.20188).
Take your doc from static to stunning
Transform your document into an interactive, easy-to-share web page that looks great on any device.
Improve comprehension with Line Focus
Move through a document line by line without distractions. Adjust the focus to put one, three, or five lines in view at a time.
See what's new in Version 18.10 (11001.20074).
Reveal what's behind a picture
Put a picture on a slide, worksheet, document, or message, pick a pre-set, and watch the transparency change. That's it!
Watch your documents come alive
Insert animated 3D graphics to see hearts beat, planet orbit, and T-Rex rampage across pages and slides.
See what's new in Version 1809 (Build 10827.20138).
Your ribbon icons have a new look
Don't worry, everything works the same. Plus all of the icons look great on screens of all sizes.
See what's new and improved in the June 2018 feature update, Version 1806 (Build 10228.20080).
Chat with co-authors while you edit
Collaborate more effectively by chatting with your co-authors without leaving the app.
One-click fixes for accessibility issues
The Accessibility Checker is better than ever with updated support for international standards and handy recommendations to make your documents more accessible.
Add visual impact
Bring visual interest to your documents, worksheets, and presentations by inserting Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) that have filters applied to them.
See what's new and improved in Version 1805 (Build 9330.2087).
See what's new and improved in Version 1801 (Build 9001.xxxx).
Write your best resume or CV with help from LinkedIn
Resume Assistant in Word helps get your creative juices flowing by showing you examples of how real people — professionals in the fields you're interested in — describe their work experience and skills.
Note: Resume Assistant is currently available in Word 2016 for Windows in select countries/regions, but we're planning to release it to more markets and platforms in the future. Other factors affect availability; see Not seeing Resume Assistant? for details.
See what's new and improved in Version 1710 (Build 8625.xxxx).
Break the language barrier
Translate words, phrases, or the whole document into another language using Microsoft Translator, right in Word.
Learn with the New Office Training Center
Do more with Word using new templates, tips, and guides - all in the new Office Training Center.
Write or sketch out ideas with our new pencil texture in any color.