Free version of Microsoft Teams now available

Microsoft Teams is a chat-based collaboration platform that brings your team’s conversations, files, and tools in a single workspace. Earlier this year, we reported that Microsoft is working on a free version of Teams. Just like Slack, Microsoft will allow users to upgrade to premium version whenever they want.

Now the service has launched, available at

Microsoft Teams (free) is intended for use by organizations, such as small businesses or groups of coworkers and is limited to up to 300 users and features:

  • Unlimited chat messages and search.
  • Built-in audio and video calling for individuals, groups, and full team meetups.
  • 10 GB of team file storage plus additional 2 GB per person for personal storage.
  • Integrated, real-time content creation with Office Online apps, including built-in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote.
  • Unlimited app integrations with 140+ business apps to choose from—including Adobe, Evernote, and Trello.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with anyone inside or outside your organization, backed by Microsoft’s secure, global infrastructure.

Teams (free) is available worldwide in 40 languages. Whether you’re a freelancer, a small business owner, or part of a team inside a large organization, you can start using Teams today.

Read more at Microsoft here.


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