Microsoft has just introduced the paid version of Copilot Pro with a monthly subscription fee of 30 USD. Customers who sign up for the service will unlock an AI assistant for use within Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
According to CNBC, on January 15, Microsoft said small businesses can now subscribe to Copilot Pro in the company’s productivity apps, and consumers paying for Microsoft 365 software can also subscribe to the new paid version. by Copilot.
Microsoft’s synthetic AI engine provides the ability to compose text naturally using concise commands created by a human. Expanding access with Copilot Pro can help companies start covering the costs of building AI-enabled data center infrastructure. Investors have bet on Microsoft to capitalize on the demand for synthetic AI in operating systems, cloud, productivity, web search, and security even as it faces competition from incumbents. giants like Amazon and Google. most valuable company This is part of the reason Microsoft surpassed Apple as the world’s last week.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said at Microsoft’s Ignite conference in Seattle last November that AI lies at the heart of the company’s identity, saying “We are the Copilot company.”
Microsoft will begin providing Copilot for Microsoft 365 to large companies in November 2023 with a monthly maintenance fee of 30 USD/person. Now, The Verge says small businesses paying for Microsoft 365 Business Premium and Business Standard can subscribe to up to 299 licenses for $20 per person per month.
Individuals who want to use Copilot can access it for free in a variety of ways, including in the Bing search engine and at copilot.microsoft.com. To use Copilot in Word, Excel, Outlook, and other apps in Microsoft 365 Personal and Family, customers can subscribe to the Copilot Pro add-on for $20/person/month.
The advantage of Copilot Pro is “priority access to the latest models, starting with OpenAI’s GPT-4 Turbo today”. “Whether you need advanced help with writing, coding, design, research, or learning, Copilot Pro delivers greater performance, productivity, and creativity,” says Microsoft.