Download Microsoft Office 2010 Trial

Martin Brinkmann
Jun 16, 2010
Updated • Feb 1, 2015
Microsoft Office, Software

Microsoft Office 2010 has been released by Microsoft. The popular Office suite is available in three different editions in retail shops: Office Home and Business 2010, Office Home and Student 2010 and Office Professional 2010.

Office Home and Student 2010 is the basic Office edition retailing for $149.99. It includes the core Office modules Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote.

Next in line is Office Home and Business 2010 which retails for $279.95. It includes Microsoft Outlook on top of the modules offered in the basic edition.

Top of the line product Office 2010 Professional retails for $499.95. It is the only retail Office edition that includes Access 2010 and Publisher 2010.

Some customers, especially those that have not participated in the Office 2010 Beta might want to download trial versions of Microsoft Office 2010 before deciding whether to buy the new version or not.

office 2010 edition comparison
office 2010 edition comparison

Trial downloads are available for all three retail Office 2010 editions. Office 2010 can either be downloaded directly from Microsoft after logging in with a Windows Live account. The Office 2010 product key that is generated after logging in will activate the software for 60 days.

Below are the direct download links for all Office 2010 editions. Please note that these versions are the English versions.

Microsoft Office 2010 Direct Downloads

Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010 (Download Removed)
Microsoft Office Home and Business 2010 (Download Removed)
Microsoft Office Professional 2010 (Download Removed)

The downloads can be initiated right away. The trial product key can be requested on this page over that the Microsoft Office website.

Update: Downloads are note provided anymore for this particular version. You can download a trial version of Office 2013 currently which is useful. Especially those that have not participated in the Office 2010 Beta might want to download trial versions of Microsoft Office 2010 before deciding whether to buy the new version or not.

The try it now button leads to a Windows Live login form. It might be necessary to fill out the first and last name as well as the country before the Office product keys and download links are displayed.

download microsoft office 2010
download microsoft office 2010

Product keys are displayed on the same page after the login. System requirements for all editions of Office 2010 are nearly identical.

Computer and processor: 500 MHz or faster processor
Memory: 256 MB RAM; 512 MB recommended for graphics features and certain advanced functionality.1
Hard disk: 3.0 GB available disk space
Display: 1024x576 or higher resolution monitor

Will you be buying Microsoft Office 2010? Let us know in the comments.

Office 2010 users who want to test the new version for more than 60 days should take a look at the Office 2010 rearm instructions to do so.

Update: Downloads are no longer provided by Microsoft.


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  1. spoiledstynx said on January 13, 2014 at 2:13 am

    i recommend to use open office. it is 100% free download….

    1. klumm said on April 15, 2015 at 10:27 am

      I recommend Libreoffice. Free just like open office, but has a stronger more active developer base = better compatibility, more features.

  2. ferno said on December 20, 2013 at 11:06 am


  3. nicholosus said on November 19, 2013 at 6:12 pm

    jobennie thanks! after so long looking for codes that’d work i finally had the one <3 :)))

  4. bdon said on September 30, 2013 at 5:28 am
  5. Roger said on September 6, 2013 at 1:00 am

    Why do all the links for office 2010 take me to get free trial of office 2013 and 365 ,I see the link to get free trial if I wanted a free trial but I want 2010 get it stop sending links I don’t want 2013 or 365 please keep them…….please give me a link for a trial of 2010 that works…

  6. Lily Tan said on June 24, 2013 at 8:38 am

    I downloaded the 2010 trial version and need a product key.
    Can you provide?

    1. Jobennie said on October 7, 2013 at 8:51 pm


      1. ferno said on December 20, 2013 at 11:13 am


      2. Sebastian said on November 25, 2013 at 5:53 pm

        Just wanted to drop a short thanks for posting the trial key. This helped me a lot while preparing an image for a client. Thank you, Jobennie!

  7. sara said on June 21, 2013 at 10:39 pm

    I need a product key

  8. Joseph said on May 29, 2013 at 4:19 pm

    I downloaded the 2010 trial version and need a product key. Can you provide one please? Tx!

  9. Nick said on May 10, 2013 at 2:50 am

    Another “edition” or version of this is the Microsoft Office 2010 starter, which does not expire, and provides you with Microsoft Word Starter and Microsoft Excel Starter. You can learn more about it, and even download it here. I would like to note that this does NOT expire, and does not need a product key. It is 100% free to download and free to use forever. I’m in college and have not had any problems using this “starter” version of microsoft word.

      1. Rebecca said on September 15, 2013 at 6:36 pm

        Thanks! More than good enough for my needs right now.

  10. Danil said on April 29, 2013 at 1:21 pm

    Many thanks for opportunity to download Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010

  11. Mike said on April 5, 2013 at 5:15 pm

    Loading thrial, need the license key pleae
    Thank you

  12. wayne said on April 4, 2013 at 6:48 am

    hi, i need a product key too . thanks

  13. Tracie said on April 1, 2013 at 6:18 pm

    I need the product key.

  14. nawfal said on April 1, 2013 at 6:00 am

    Tkx bro……the link is great.

    All the best,


  15. Sara said on March 31, 2013 at 7:30 pm

    Whats the product key??!!

  16. Junior said on March 22, 2013 at 1:26 am

    Thank you for the link! A friend had a bad turn with an update that caused the MBR to be come corrupted. When she purchased the laptop, MS Office Home and Student 2010 was preinstalled.

    Once the HD was reformatted and the OS reloaded, we needed to find the download for Home and Student 2010 and your website has gotten her back up and running!

    Definitely going to recommend others visit this site for help!

  17. abdul manan said on March 20, 2013 at 10:54 am

    hi.. i have to microsoft office pro 2010 download but don’t know product key’s plz send the product key’s on my gmail account’. kindly plz.

  18. Redd said on March 6, 2013 at 12:00 pm

    Hi..downloaded 2010 Office version from this site.looking for product Key…please.

  19. Anonymous said on February 12, 2013 at 3:23 pm

    this isnt offered any more :(

  20. MSSLGRAY said on February 9, 2013 at 2:13 pm

    I do not see where to get the product key. I have downloaded it and I am in my microsoft account and I have checked my email. Still not able to get product key. Can anyone help?

  21. gary said on February 7, 2013 at 3:50 am

    hello, how do i get a product key for office home and student 2010, i just downloaded it from the link abo\ve, please help guys

  22. Raj said on February 6, 2013 at 8:44 pm

    Hi, Please send me product key for trial.

    1. gary said on February 7, 2013 at 3:52 am

      hi ra, did you get a product key, i need one too, for home and student 2010

  23. Webby naliti said on January 27, 2013 at 8:04 pm

    I want to download the the microsoft word and excell

  24. Alicia said on January 21, 2013 at 7:41 am

    For everyone asking, you’ll receive a product key for your trial in your email. The email will be titled Microsoft Office 2010 – Order Confirmation.

    1. MSSLGRAY said on February 9, 2013 at 11:12 pm

      I go thru the steps but I am not getting an email with the product key. Is there any other way or is it not working now?

      1. silverbonn said on February 13, 2013 at 8:33 pm

        Pls, ignore my prior (KEY) comment (unless the moderator reads this & does so, first).
        Scroll to page 3 of comments. “ammmar7may” explains everything, in great detail. (You s/b redirected from the MS website to a pg w/ key for trial+order details. The “Download Now” button has options — 32 or 64-bit.)
        *Should the mod *not* catch my [mistaken] reply, my info was via my experience w/ a free trial of Office 2010, pre-loaded, on a new laptop. (“My ‘bad’!”)

      2. silverbonn said on February 13, 2013 at 6:40 pm

        AY! (Have NO idea where “Alicia” got her info, but…)
        You get a 30-60 day free trial of MS Office (depending site & timing), fully functional.
        *Then* after your trial period ends, you can BUY the fully functional version (exactly the same as trial version, pre-expiration) & when your pyt clears, THEN MS emails the product key. (The trial version *can* be used, albeit w/ “limited functionality,” post-expiration but is “worthless” ~ imho).
        NOTE: When I used the free trial, was not a time limit, but usage limit/s. IOW: one could use the trial version for “x” amt of times before expiration. (This has obviously changed, but there may still be some of the older trials available.)
        Hope this clears things up… (all *I* wanted to know is if these download sites included 64-bit versions. Hoping the one word answer, “yes,” was an answer to the same.)

  25. moses said on January 11, 2013 at 10:46 am

    i need Microsoft office to my phone.

  26. Anonymous said on December 29, 2012 at 2:10 am

    I download micro soft 2010, but trial ran out, can I re install it again for another 60 days,or do I have to buy it now.

    1. silverbonn said on February 13, 2013 at 7:17 pm

      @Anonymous: Scroll down to the very bottom of the article, last para. See where it says “rearm”? Click it. (Will show you how to “rearm” the free trial another 5 times — 30 days ea.)

  27. mohammad said on December 26, 2012 at 5:00 pm

    i need product number for pro

  28. John Fred said on September 25, 2012 at 9:06 am

    Nice one. I’ve just had to reinstall Windows 7 on a clients notebook and noticed there was a, ‘Microsoft Product Identifier’, card with a product key for Office Home and Business 2010 with it. But, there was no Office disc or software in with the bundled discs. So, this download was exactly what I was looking for. Run it, and used the product key on the card, and everything as I want it.

    Thanks again.

  29. Dona C said on August 20, 2012 at 7:23 pm

    i downloaded the 2010 trial version and need a product key. Can you provide one?

  30. Mahesh said on April 27, 2012 at 2:01 pm

    Trial Key for Ms Office 2010 Please

  31. JL said on January 7, 2012 at 9:18 pm

    It is the product key for MS Office 2010 Professional that I require. Thank you very much.

  32. JL said on January 7, 2012 at 9:02 pm

    Could I please get the product key?

  33. harshi said on January 4, 2012 at 6:10 pm

    i want Microsoft office product key for student basics of 2010

  34. sukhendra said on December 11, 2011 at 12:00 pm


  35. Lubna said on December 8, 2011 at 9:07 am

    I want to what new about this office

    1. silverbonn said on February 13, 2013 at 7:14 pm

      2010 is an almost total redo of Office XP. Has a “ribbon” on top, w/ all you want & use frequently. Also allows personalizing the ribbon, according to your needs. In add’n to those improvements, the organization, via tabs, is much more logical and you can see your (proposed) changes by hovering w/ your mouse. (IOW: hover over “Bold” & you see it; hover over “indent more,” etc.)
      Those w/ more updated Office versions (those familiar w/ the ribbon), is a new & improved (tighter & sleeker) version of the same.
      * Be sure to take the tutorial (TIP: the interactive lesson requires IE. Don’t bother w/ other browsers, unless you plan to skip it.)
      **Am a professional writer. I stayed w/ XP until 2010 Office. LSS: Am “head over heels in love” w/ (Home & Business) Office 2010!

  36. chrissy said on November 14, 2011 at 7:59 pm

    what is the key,please tell me.Thanks :)

  37. Gillian said on October 30, 2011 at 3:04 am

    So, I’ve downloaded the trial version of the software I want to try out and expect to purchase — but now it’s asking me for a key, which I don’t have. I see about 10 other people have had the same problem. What’s the key to use? Where do we get it? Is this some kind of secret?

  38. Anonymous said on October 14, 2011 at 10:09 pm

    I need the Product Key

  39. Anil said on September 26, 2011 at 9:25 am

    I try this trial version, Excellent service.

  40. Juli said on September 15, 2011 at 7:08 pm

    What is the product key? thanks

    1. Anonymous said on June 25, 2013 at 2:04 am


  41. moe said on August 17, 2011 at 7:55 pm

    I’ll be able to activate the full version through this trial one, right?

  42. Jonathan said on July 7, 2011 at 11:07 am

    After the 60 day trial is it possible to activate it with a bought licence key?
    The reason i ask is that i bought home and business but it did not come with a cd only a product key, so can i download this and then use my own license key?

    1. mike sisco said on December 21, 2011 at 11:33 pm


    2. Jonathan said on July 7, 2011 at 11:12 am

      Sorry and is this download for 32bit or 64bit?

  43. Javed Saifi said on July 1, 2011 at 11:19 am

    I need to download this software because I want to know whats new in this software .

  44. cara said on June 16, 2011 at 9:41 am

    so i have downloaded the trial but i dont have the product key where would i find this?

  45. Tracy said on June 3, 2011 at 10:06 am

    I have bought Microsoft Office Home n Student 2010 but as i only have office 2007 on my pc i don’t know if I can use it?

  46. gghhkk;;123 said on May 18, 2011 at 12:51 pm

    wats the product key

  47. Noobpickle said on April 20, 2011 at 1:44 am

    I this for the Full Version?

  48. Marko said on April 18, 2011 at 1:23 pm

    Well you can download trial installacion on microsoft website – and then you get trial key. That key you can use once on 1 pc and 60day’s trial period, but u cant reinstall and use it again for 60 more days…

  49. N said on April 11, 2011 at 6:54 pm

    Can Microsoft Access 2010 be downloaded for a free trial or is it only available for retail?

  50. Ask said on April 5, 2011 at 8:45 pm

    Whant serial codes?? ad me on msn messenger;)

  51. Anonymous said on March 25, 2011 at 3:37 pm

    wtf. i need help

  52. Ana Costa said on March 18, 2011 at 8:33 pm

    I need a serial number, please.

    Best regards,
    Ana Costa

    1. Melo said on February 6, 2014 at 10:25 pm


  53. pamela noble said on February 20, 2011 at 4:11 am

    would like a verion of access 2010 thanis@

  54. nora 1990 said on February 20, 2011 at 1:14 am


  55. ilir said on February 14, 2011 at 9:15 pm


  56. Young Blues said on January 25, 2011 at 10:27 pm

    good stuff

  57. eric said on January 7, 2011 at 5:24 am


  58. Anonymous said on December 11, 2010 at 7:09 pm

    is the download free ?

  59. Anonymous said on November 27, 2010 at 10:40 pm

    i luv it

  60. Clarence said on June 20, 2010 at 12:40 am

    I purchased the windows Office 2010 and I am not able to open any of my old word documents, please help me, the message I get is the program does not have an association…..

    1. silverbonn said on February 13, 2013 at 6:54 pm

      @Clarence. If you have Win7, click “Compatibility Mode” for the (old) Word files’ “.doc” extensions to work w/ Office 2010. (For older OS systems, you *do* need follow the other replies.)
      *Having just bought Office 2010 for my Win7 machine, was very relieved @ the Win7 “compatibility mode” bypass. (Hope the same is true for you!)

    2. Martin said on June 20, 2010 at 10:21 am

      Clarence, you can either load the documents from within Office 2010 or fix the associations so that the files are loaded into Office whenever you double-click them.

      1. gowtham said on February 17, 2011 at 3:49 pm

        pls contact microsoft service to enhance performance….

  61. Todd said on June 17, 2010 at 4:51 am

    Thanks for the great coverage of the new Office 2010! I just wanted to stop by and let everyone know that you can win a free copy of Office 2010 through our ‘Win 2010’ contest- just swing by our Facebook page and let us know how you will ‘Make it great’ with the new Office 2010. Feel free to send me any questions you might have about the contest or Office 2010, I would be more than happy to help.


    Microsoft Office Outreach Team
    [email protected]

    1. Anonymous said on January 26, 2011 at 9:39 pm

      i want t ask about the serial number!!!

  62. RvdP said on June 16, 2010 at 1:53 pm

    When I download the trial I can’t find an option to download the 64bit. :S

  63. Roebie said on June 16, 2010 at 11:58 am

    Of course not. Way too expensive.
    Access and Excel would be the only things I need and 500$ for that is too much. I’ll stick to OpenOffice.

  64. Lawliet said on June 16, 2010 at 11:46 am

    Oh, and there’s the ultimate Steal as well for students to get Professional Academic.

  65. Lawliet said on June 16, 2010 at 11:41 am

    If you download all the three files, you will notice that all of them are the same file with the exact same hash.

    Just a heads up.

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