In today's world, it's essential to have access to the most widely used and up-to-date computer software -- but top products from Microsoft and Windows can carry a hefty price tag. If you're looking to invest in Microsoft Office or an updated Windows operating system, Woot has slashed the prices on digital downloads, with prices starting at just $35. While we have seen some of these go for a little less at StackSocial in the past, this deal from Amazon-owned Woot offers another low-cost option to get your hands on computer software at a significant savings. Note however that this sale ends Oct. 1.
Whether you have an older computer you'd like to upgrade or you aim to build your own and need to invest in an operating system, Woot has the latest Windows OS available at a discount. You can get a digital download of Windows 11 Home for just $35 -- that's a 75% savings over its list price. Or for $5 more, you can snag Windows 11 Pro. That saves you 80% and may be a better investment for anyone who works from home or relies heavily on their computer thanks to its enhanced security features and simplified user interface.
Windows 10 Pro is also available for just $40 right now, but remember that this OS was released in 2015 and will reach the end of its support in Oct. 2025, so we recommend going with one of the newer OS options. Also note that Windows OS software is not compatible with iOS, Android or Chromebook devices and you will need an internet connection for online activation.
And for those looking to add some of Microsoft's most popular productivity apps, Woot has multiple versions available at a deep discount right now. Microsoft Office Professional 2021 is meant for Windows users and includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher and Access, while the Microsoft Office Home and Business 2021 for Mac users only includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Both versions are priced at $40, which is a significant savings over purchasing from Microsoft directly. Plus, you'll get 60 days of Microsoft support included at no extra cost, just in case. Support for these versions of Office 2021 will end Oct. 2026.
Once you make your purchase from Woot, your redemption code will be delivered via email within a few business days so that you can register your product. Woot also has a helpful installation guide that will walk you through the process if you need a little help getting started. It's worth noting that each of these products are a one-time purchase that you can use for one device only. You cannot redeem your code on multiple devices, so be sure that you install it on the device you plan to use.