Outlook 2013 has a brand new look. It’s cleaner. It’s designed to help you focus on what’s important with a clear view of email, calendars, and contacts. You'll be able to communicate more effectively by connecting efficiently with others.
See everything you need to know at a glance. Preview messages in the message list, so you'll know which ones to read and act on first. Reply with just a click—you can type your response right in the reading pane.
Exchange ActiveSync Support. Don't miss a single meeting, message, or contact. Now you can receive push-based email, appointments, and contacts from Outlook.com and Hotmail.
Social Connectors. Stay in the know. Get the very latest updates automatically from people in the social networks you rely on most—LinkedIn, Facebook, and others.
Peeks. Take a peek at your schedule, an appointment, a task, or details about someone you're emailing—without having to rearrange windows or lose your train of thought.
People Card. Integrate multiple contacts into a single view with all of that person's contact information (including social network updates) to identify people's social context more quickly and remove needless duplication.
Search. Find email messages, attachments, calendar appointments, and contacts even faster through improved search, so you can communicate with the right people, right now.
Fast Filters and Context Commands. Discover how filters and context commands speed things up. With a single click, instantly see what's on your calendar today, next week, or next month. Choose from several intuitive ways to filter, arrange, and work with your email.
1 gigahertz (Ghz) or faster x86- or x64-bit processor with SSE2instruction set
Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, or Windows Server2012
1 GB RAM (32 bit); 2 GB RAM (64 bit)
3.0 GB available
Graphics hardware acceleration requires a DirectX 10 graphicscard and 1024 x 576 resolution
3.5, 4.0, or 4.5
A touch-enabled device is required to use any multi-touch functionality.However, all features and functionality are always available byusing a keyboard, mouse, or other standard or accessible input device.Note that new touch features are optimised for use with Windows8.
Some functionality may vary, based on the system configuration.Some features may require additional or advanced hardware or serverconnectivity.
Microsoft account required.
Note: System requirementsare rounded up to the nearest 0.5 GB, to be conservative. For example,if we measure an application’s required hard disk space to be 1.99GB, we recommend 2.5 GB of disk space. Our hard disk system requirementsare intentionally larger than the actual disk space usage of thesoftware.
A graphics processor helps increase the performanceof certain features, such as drawing tables in Excel 2013 or transitions,animations, and video integration in PowerPoint 2013. Use of a graphicsprocessor with Office 2013 requires a Microsoft DirectX 10-compliantgraphics processor that has 64 MB of video memory. These processorswere widely available in 2007. Most computers that are availabletoday include a graphics processor that meets or exceeds this standard.However, if you or your users do not have a graphics processor,you can still run Office 2013.