Office Deployment Tool guide


Software: Office 2013 & 2016 | Last modified on 2018-06-18


Use the Office Deployment Tool to install any Office version on any Windows PC. You do need a valid product key to activate Office after the installation.

[Step 1] Preparing the download


  1. Create a new folder on the C:\ hard drive, for example: C:\Office
  2. Download the corresponding Deployment Tool:


  3. Run the installer and select the newly created folder as the destination.
  4. Continue to Step 2.

[Step 2] Creating the required configuration.xml file


  1. Open the folder you've created in step 1, for example C:\Office.
  2. Right click the configuration.xml file and select Edit.
  3. You will see several defined values in the file:

    SourcePath="C:\Office\"
    Product ID="ProPlusRetail"
    Language ID="en-us"

  4. Change the SourcePath into the path of the folder you've created in Step 1.
  5. Change the Product ID into the version you wish to install. An overview of all available versions can be found at the bottom of this page.
  6. Change the Language ID into the language you wish to install. An overview of all available languages can be found at the bottom of this page.
  7. An example of a ready to use configuration.xml file can be found here.
  8. Save your settings and continue to Step 3.

[Step 3] Download & install Office


  1. Open the Command Prompt (Admin) or PowerShell (Admin).
  2. Execute cd C:\Office
    replace C:\Office with the location of the folder you've created.
  3. Execute setup.exe /download C:\Office\configuration.xml
    replace C:\Office with the location of the folder you've created.
  4. Wait till the process is finished, this may take a while.
  5. Execute setup.exe /configure C:\Office\configuration.xml
    replace C:\Office with the location of the folder you've used in the previous step.
  6. Office will begin with the installation.

Available Office versions (Product : Defined Value)


  • Office 365 Home Premium = O365HomePremRetail
  • Office 365 Pro Plus = O365ProPlusRetail
  • Office 365 Small Business Premium = O365SmallBusPremRetail
  • Office Professional Plus = ProPlusRetail
  • Office Home & Business = HomeBusinessRetail
  • Office Home & Student = HomeStudentRetail
  • Office Professional = ProfessionalRetail
  • Word = WordRetail
  • Excel = ExcelRetail
  • PowerPoint = PowerPointRetail
  • Access = AccessRetail
  • OneNote = OneNoteRetail
  • Outlook = OutlookRetail
  • Publisher = PublisherRetail
  • Groove = GrooveRetail
  • InfoPath = InfoPathRetail
  • Visio Standard = VisioStdRetail
  • Visio Professional = VisioProRetail
  • Project Standard = ProjectStdRetail
  • Project Professional = ProjectProRetail

Available languages (Language : Defined Value)


  • Arabic (Saudi Arabia) = ar-sa
  • German (Germany) = de-de
  • English (United States) = en-us
  • Spanish (Spain) = es-es
  • Franch (France) = fr-fr
  • Hebrew (Israel) = he-il
  • Italian (Italy) = it-it
  • Japanese (Japan) = ja-jp
  • Korean (Korea) = ko-kr
  • Dutch (Netherlands) = nl-nl
  • Portuguese (Brazil) = pt-br
  • Russian (Russia) = ru-ru
  • Chinese (S) = zh-cn
  • Chinese (T) = zh-tw

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