Accessing free software through Microsoft Azure

Visit the Office 365 Eligibility site and signup for an account:

The first part of the signup will ask for email. To create an account, enter your biographical information, First Name, Last Name, Date of Birth and a verification code that is emailed to the email.

Once verification is confirmed, the user will be prompted to either use the phone number or alternate email (not for account recovery purposes.

After the Office 365 account is created, visit and authenticate with the password created when setting up the Office 365 account.

Accept the terms and conditions

Once logged into the Dev Tools a “Preview” screen will appear with a link for “Software” (See screenshot above). Subsequent logins will require searching for “Software” or “Preview” to regain access to the downloads as there aren’t any quick links on the site. Clicking on "Software" will reveal a list of the available software through the site.

Here is a partial list of the software available through the site.

Access 2016

Azure DevOps Server 2019



Machine Learning Server


Project Professional 2019 (Windows Only)

Sharepoint Server 2019 Enterprise

SQL Server

Visual Studio Enterprise

Remote tools for Video Studio

Visio Professional 2016 (Windows Only)

Windows 10 Education, Version 1809