Overview of Office LTSC Preview
- Office LTSC 2021 is generally available on the Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC) as of September 16, 2021.
- For steps on how to update your preview installation to Office LTSC 2021, see Update Office LTSC 2021 Preview to Office LTSC 2021.
This article is for a preview program and is subject to change. The preview expires on January 17, 2022.
This preview program is intended for organizations that expect to buy and deploy Office LTSC 2021, the new volume licensed (perpetual) version of Office.
This preview program isn’t intended for organizations that have already purchased and deployed Office from a Microsoft 365 (or Office 365) plan.
This preview program isn't intended for home users of Office.
Preview versions of the following products are available for you to install and test on devices running Windows in your organization.
The following products are available as part of this preview program:
- Office LTSC Professional Plus 2021 Preview
- Project Professional 2021 Preview
- Visio Professional 2021 Preview
Office LTSC Professional Plus 2021 Preview includes Access, Excel, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, Skype for Business, Teams, and Word.
For information about installing and activating the preview versions of Office, Project, and Visio, see Install Office LTSC Preview.
For information about the preview version of Office for devices running macOS, see Overview of Office LTSC for Mac 2021 (Preview).
What’s changed in Office LTSC Preview
For more information, see What’s changed in Office LTSC 2021?
What’s stayed the same in Office LTSC Preview
For more information, see What’s stayed the same in Office LTSC 2021?
New features included in Office LTSC Preview
For more information, see What are the new features in Office LTSC 2021?
Getting support and providing feedback for Office LTSC Preview
Microsoft support isn’t available for the preview program.
Therefore, we recommend that you use the preview products only for testing purposes. For example, to familiarize yourself with deploying the preview products and using the new features in the Office apps. The preview products shouldn’t be used in your normal production environment or on a production device.
If you want to provide feedback about an Office app or feature, go to File > Feedback in that app.
If you have questions about Office LTSC Preview or want to provide additional feedback, go to the Office LTSC Commercial Preview forum on Microsoft Community.