Office Language Packs 2013 features and benefits

Microsoft Office Language Packs 2013 serve the needs of multilingual individuals who routinely create or edit documents and presentations in different languages. In addition, Language Packs help organizations deploying Office applications in environments where PCs are shared by speakers of different languages or to service customers in different countries. And they provide the flexibility to customize Office for multilingual needs. This may include switching the entire experience, including menus and Help content, or only using proofing tools, such as spell checkers and dictionaries in many of the different languages.

Create, edit, and proof documents in multiple languages

Proofing tools in Office Language Packs let you proof documents created in Office 2013 programs in many different languages. Document proofing tools may include:
  • Spelling checkers
  • Grammar and style checkers
  • Thesauri
  • Hyphenators
  • AutoCorrect lists
  • AutoSummarize capabilities
  • Translation dictionaries
  • Input Method Editors (IMEs) for East Asian languages
For more information about the specific tools available for each language, see the proofing tools page.

Collaborate effectively with multilingual partners

With Office Language Packs, you can easily switch the display and dialog boxes of Microsoft Office programs between different languages for the following Microsoft Office 2013 and Microsoft programs:
  • Access 2013
  • Excel 2013
  • InfoPath 2013
  • Lync 2013
  • OneNote 2013
  • Outlook 2013
  • PowerPoint 2013
  • Project 2013
  • Publisher 2013
  • Visio 2013
  • Word 2013
Note: Access 2013 and Project 2013 are not supported in Hindi.

Get up-to-date help in your language

Office Language Packs let you read context-sensitive help in the language of your choice, and to access in your language to view Help articles, demos, training, tips and tricks, and more pages of content that are continually updated.

Access document templates from

Office Language Packs connect you to free Office templates in the language of your display. Office templates are easy to install, add prebuilt designs and business logic to your applications and documents, and help you to save time.