In this article, we will explore the main differences between Microsoft Office 2013 and Microsoft Office 2010. These versions of the applications have become classics, and each user may find something more convenient and familiar in each version. Let’s examine their main differences:

1) The first difference is, of course, the interface. In Microsoft Office 2013, the interface has been redesigned and remains similar to this day in Microsoft Office 2019 and 365 versions.

Microsoft Office 2010:

Microsoft Office 2013:

Microsoft Office 2013 was redesigned for the modern interface introduced with Windows 8/8.1, i.e., for the tiled view.

2) The start page of Microsoft Office 2013. Now, when opening Office 2013, the user sees not an empty (new) document, as in Office 2010, but the Microsoft Office start page. It displays a list of recently opened documents, as well as numerous templates that you can start working with right away.

In the overall interface of Microsoft Office 2013, “minimalism” emerged, which is still present to this day. There are no shadows, gradients, or color transitions.

3) Technical differences and innovations in Office 2013.

Office 2013 introduced full-fledged support for working with PDF files.

The ability to insert online videos that will be automatically loaded from the internet when viewing the file.

Introduction of the “Eyedropper” tool.

Excel received enhancements in the “Flash Fill,” “Quick Analysis,” and “Useful Chart Display” modes.

OneNote gained touch input capability.

The “Back View” tool was introduced, allowing users to go to the last editing point when opening a document.

The ability to insert images from the internet in documents.

Introduction of the “SmartArt” tool, allowing users to cut out objects themselves.

Comments feature was introduced for documents and presentations.

Excel gained the ability to insert animated diagrams.

Outlook gained integration with Skype.

PowerPoint gained the ability to create layouts with a widescreen aspect ratio of 16:0.

From these innovations, it’s clear that Office 2013 is more modern in both technical and graphical aspects. Therefore, it remains a relevant application with a multifunctional set of features. Microsoft Office 2010, although compatible with all versions of Office, even the newest ones like Office 2019 and 365, still lags behind in terms of its feature set. However, if you prefer older versions of applications, you can download and activate Office 2010 and 2013 from our catalog.

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