What is Microsoft Student Encarta Premium 2009?

The Microsoft Student with Encarta Premium 2009 is a powerful homework package that includes a full set of easy-to-use resources to help students successfully complete assignments in a variety of subjects. Boost your confidence in the classroom with Microsoft Student.

Can I still download Microsoft Encarta?

Unfortunately, Encarta was discontinued, and you can’t download Encarta Kids anymore.

What Encarta 95?

Microsoft Encarta was a home oriented interactive encyclopedia that was often sold with new OEM machines. Unlike a paper encyclopedia, Encarta took full advantage of being on a computer, with updates from the Internet, sound clips and movies, interactive charts and games, and good navigation.

Why was Encarta discontinued?

(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp. is to exit its Encarta encyclopedia business later this year after losing ground over the years to freely available reference material on the Internet on web sites like Wikipedia.

Is Encarta an application software?

Microsoft Encarta is a discontinued digital multimedia encyclopedia published by Microsoft from 1993 to 2009. Originally sold on CD-ROM or DVD, it was also available on the World Wide Web via an annual subscription, although later articles could also be viewed for free online with advertisements.

What replaced Encarta?

The best alternative is Wikipedia, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Microsoft Encarta are Kiwix, Encyclopædia Britannica, Aard Dictionary and WikiTaxi.

Is Encarta available online?

Encarta Online now links to the Electric Library periodical search service. The Encarta Online Library is a separate product from the Encarta CD-ROM products. If you have questions about billing for this service, send an e-mail message to [email protected].

What Encarta means?

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishEn‧car‧ta /enˈkɑːtə $ -ɑːr-/ trademark a type of encyclopedia (=a product with articles about many different subjects) which was produced only on a CD-ROM or a DVD, and was not available as a printed book.

How much did Encarta cost?

The $99 Encarta was a smashing success: it quickly sold 350,000 units, making it the best-selling CD-ROM encyclopedia by the end of 1993. Its sales passed a million units the next year. Microsoft says sales of Encarta, its encyclopedia, will soon cease.

What types of software is Encarta?


Encarta Premium 2008 on Windows Vista
Operating system Microsoft Windows
Type Encyclopedia
License Proprietary commercial software
Website Formerly encarta.msn.com at the Wayback Machine (archived October 31, 2009)