Microsoft Expands Copilot Pro Globally, Offers Free One-Month Trial

Microsoft Expands Copilot Pro Globally, Offers Free One-Month Trial

Microsoft is expanding its Copilot Pro subscription to 222 countries, making its AI-powered assistant available to a broader global audience. The company is also offering a free one-month trial to entice consumers to experience the benefits of its AI vision for the future.

Copilot, Microsoft's everyday AI companion, is designed to bring the power of generative AI to everyone across work and life. Since its launch, Copilot has helped customers create stunning images, manage overflowing inboxes, jump-start the writing process, catch up on missed meetings, and more. With the expansion, Microsoft aims to give everyone the opportunity to supercharge their creativity and productivity.

Microsoft is making Copilot in the free Microsoft 365 web apps part of the Copilot Pro subscription, with no additional Microsoft 365 subscription required. While a Microsoft 365 Personal or Family subscription is still needed to unlock Copilot in the desktop apps for PC and Mac, the company is bringing Copilot to Word, Outlook, and more free web apps for additional Pro subscribers. This benefit will extend to free mobile apps, including the Microsoft 365 app and Outlook for iOS and Android, in the coming months.

In addition to the expanded availability, Copilot Pro subscribers can now build and share custom Copilot GPTs with Microsoft Copilot GPT Builder. This feature allows users to create personalized Copilots meant to assist with specific tasks based on their interests. From acting as a career counselor to a study buddy, the possibilities are limitless.

Copilot Pro is now available in all 222 countries/regions where Copilot is available. To make it easier for anyone to get started and experience the features and benefits of Copilot Pro, Microsoft is offering a one-month free trial for those who install the Copilot mobile app on iOS or Android.

While Copilot Pro caters to individuals, Copilot for Microsoft 365 is designed for organizations. To empower every organization to become AI-powered, Microsoft is making Copilot for Microsoft 365 available to businesses of all types and sizes, including frontline worker plans. This includes customers with Microsoft 365 F3 and F1, Office 365 E1, Business Basic, and more.

Copilot for Microsoft 365 works across a company's entire universe of data and is integrated into the Microsoft 365 apps millions of people use every day. With Copilot Studio, businesses can customize Copilot for Microsoft 365 using their data or build their own copilot experiences. The service is built on Microsoft's comprehensive approach to enterprise-grade security, privacy, identity, and compliance.

Microsoft reports that 40% of the Fortune 100 have used Copilot for Microsoft 365 via its Early Access Program. This means tens of thousands of people at companies like Visa, BP, Honda, and Pfizer are already using Copilot to work in a new AI-powered way.

Chris McKay is the founder and chief editor of Maginative. His thought leadership in AI literacy and strategic AI adoption has been recognized by top academic institutions, media, and global brands.

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