Microsoft Office Professional Plus contains a number of different productivity applications. Some of these might be very familiar to you, such as Word or Excel. Others you may never have heard of prior to Office 365. Use this reference to gain an understanding of the applications of Office Professional Plus.

Component Description
Word Microsoft Office Word is used for word processing, such as creating and editing documents.
Excel An application used for data analysis and numeric manipulation.
PowerPoint PowerPoint is used to create and deliver presentations.
Outlook with Business Contact Manager An application used for e-mail, contacts, and calendaring including scheduling meetings, meeting rooms, and other resources.
OneNote An application used for capturing and organizing notes.
Publisher An application used to create and share publications and marketing materials, such as brochures, newsletters, post cards, and greeting cards.
Access A database application used to collect, store, manipulate, and report on data.
InfoPath An application designed to create nifty and useful forms that are used to collect data from people.
SharePoint Workspace SharePoint is great but what happens when you aren’t connected to the Internet and need to access and work with your website? SharePoint Workspace allows you to take SharePoint sites offline.
Lync When you need to connect with other people Lync is the tool for you. Lync allows you to connect with others by using features, such as instant messaging and conferencing including screen sharing, polling, and shared presentations.