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Work better as a team with coauthoring and optional cloud storage for all your debate files.



Simultaneous document editing with multiple authors in Microsoft Word, with access to all your favorite Verbatim features. Ever wanted to prep a speech doc with your partner or coach? Now you can. Requires Word 2010+. Learn more.

File Storage

Optional cloud storage for all your debate files, with offline sync (Windows-only till Q4 2016), robust version control, and instant access to coauthoring. Stop worrying about emailed file versions, conflicted copies, or accidentally deleting work. Learn more.

Team Management

Manage your team with an integrated calendar, assignment lists, discussion boards, custom spreadsheet-like lists, submittable forms and surveys, file submissions, wiki-style webpages and much more. Everything you need for efficiently running your team, in one place. Learn more.

Fully Customizable

Customize everything about your site - Stratus leverages the enterprise-level collaboration platform of Microsoft Sharepoint, which means you have access to the same set of team collaboration and document management tools used to run Fortune 500 companies, customized for debate. Learn more.

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(requires MS Word 2010+) 


Private File Storage

(offline sync requires Windows till Q4 2016)

Customizable Permissions

Team Management Features






*paid anually, or $4/m monthly


1 GB, 1 Library

*pooled by school, max 10GB




10 GB, Unlimited Libraries





Get Started

You can get started with Stratus for free by accessing the public Coauthoring Site. Remember that files you upload are publicly visible and are periodically cleared out.

If you’re purchasing a private plan, access details will be emailed to you within 24 hours of purchase.

If you’d like to use the free coauthoring site, you’ll need to request access by using the form below or contacting us. Note that you’ll need a Microsoft Account to access the site. Requests are usually approved quickly, but may take up to 24 hours.

    Enter your Microsoft Account email to request access:


    Once your request has been approved, you’ll receive an email, and you can follow the instructions on the site to get started coauthoring:

    You’ll also be given access to a (read-only) demo of a full Stratus site, with the basics for private storage and team management features enabled:

    Ready to learn more? Read the manual.

    Questions? Contact us.