Office 365 - Technical Client Comparison
This table provides a very high level overview of the technical capabilities of various email, calendar, and contact clients. These are technical assessments; user experience, interface, or usability are not considered here.
|This client is able to perform these functions very well, with few or no issues.|
|This client has some issues performing these functions. Certain tasks may require a different client or additional steps.|
|This client is not able to perform these functions; a different client is needed to complete these functions.|
|These functions have not yet been tested using this client.|
Note: Hold your cursor over a category for a brief description of the functions considered in that category. Click on a client name to view a detailed breakdown of function capabilities.
Important: For best experience, the Office 365 team recommends using a Microsoft client (most current version) to connect to your Office 365 account.
|Outlook on the web (Windows, Mac, Linux)||Outlook 2016 (Windows)||Outlook 2013 (Windows)||Outlook 2016 (Mac)|
|Configure for access|
|Send/Receive, Move to Folder|
|Create Folders, Tag Email|
|Send As Alternate Address|
|Contacts||Global Address List (GAL)|
|Distribution List Management|