CNET reports that Microsoft has set pricing for individual versions of Office 2010, due to be released later this year. Each version will be available in a boxed version that can be installed on up to two computers, and a downloadable version that can only be used for one computer. Keep in mind that pricing for volume licenses will be different. Prices and versions below:
- Office Professional - Boxed: $499; Download: $349
- Office Professional (Academic) - Download: $99
- Office Home and Student - Boxed: $149; Download $119
- Office Home and Business - Boxed: $279; Download: $199
Office Home and Student will be available in a family pack that allows up to three installations. The academic version of Office Professional will be available only at campus bookstores and special retailers. Office Home and Student does not include Outlook. All versions include the new Office Web Apps.
If you're interested, you can download the Office 2010 public beta here.