What is Microsoft 365 Apps for Enterprise?

Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise is one of many subscription options

Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise (formerly Office 365 ProPlus) is a business subscription plan that charges per user rather than per device. It provides subscribed users with more Microsoft Office apps and services than other options.

Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise subscribers install all the associated Microsoft products and services on up to five Windows or Mac computers, five iOS or Android tablets, and up to five iPhone or Android smartphones.

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This subscription model can be cheaper for companies with a small number of employees who use several devices. It can be more expensive for companies with many employees who each use only one. In the latter case, an Microsoft 365 plan that charges per device would be a more appropriate option.

Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise works on both Windows and Mac computers.

What Apps Come With Microsoft 365 Apps for Enterprise?

Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise includes the following Office apps.

  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Outlook
  • OneDrive
  • Microsoft Teams

As part of the Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise subscription, all Office apps get the latest software updates as soon as they're released. Mobile versions of each app are available for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets. You can use online versions of Word, OneNote, PowerPoint, and Excel on any device at any time.

In addition to the apps and associated services, Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise subscribers have access to 1 TB of cloud storage on OneDrive.

The subscription includes administration tools for adding and removing users and installing and updating the Office apps on several devices.

Microsoft 365 Apps for Enterprise versus Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365 is an umbrella term that encompasses all Microsoft 365 subscription plans offered by Microsoft. Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise is one of these many plans.

Microsoft 365 subscriptions include apps such as Word, Excel, and Outlook for a set monthly fee. Each plan is geared towards different use cases though, such as how many people need access to the apps and whether a user is a home, student, or business.

The Microsoft 365 Business plan, for example, contains Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and OneDrive, while the Microsoft 365 Business Premium plan comes with the same apps plus email hosting, Outlook Exchange, OneDrive, SharePoint, and Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft offers several types of Microsoft 365 plans ranging from those aimed at casual users and students to small businesses and large corporations.

Where Can I Buy Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise?

Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise isn't promoted heavily on official Microsoft websites and social media accounts and is often absent from its main Microsoft 365 pages. The subscription features three different SKUs with different price points and product offerings.

What Devices Support Microsoft Apps for enterprise?

Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise and its included apps and services support Windows devices with Windows 7 and up, Android devices with KitKat (4.4.X) and above, and iOS devices with iOS 10 and higher. Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise perpetually supports the two most recent versions of macOS.