It’s unclear why I had to wait so long to get the Office Visual Refresh, but it has finally arrived, so here’s a quick peek at the changes it brings.
Recent Office Stories
Microsoft said that it would release the first preview version of its Office Visual Refresh for Windows 11 last week, but it never happened.
In tandem with today’s release of Windows 11 via the Windows Insider Program, Microsoft has also issued a beta visual refresh of Office to match.
Microsoft today announced the public availability of the first 64-bit version of Office that runs natively on Windows on ARM.
Yesterday, users of the Outlook desktop application noticed that many emails were displaying as blank pages. Microsoft has already fixed the issue.
Microsoft announced that Office LTSC for Windows and Office 2021 for Mac are now available in commercial preview.
Microsoft announced today that it will release Office 2021 for Windows and Mac by the end of 2021 and be supported for five years.
Microsoft has quietly ported its unified Office app to the iPad, one year to the week after it was released for the iPhone. What took so long?
In the wake of adding native Microsoft Office editing capabilities to its Workspace services, Google is adding this capability to attachments in Gmail.
Microsoft has issued a somewhat confusing statement about how and when those with Apple Silicon-based Macs will be able to run its Office productivity suite.
Microsoft says that a bug in its Edge web browser is causing Office web apps to be installed on users’ PCs and that a fix is on the way.
Late last year, Microsoft transitioned its core, web-based Office applications to Progressive Web Apps (PWAs). Now it’s taking the next step.
Microsoft is finally taking steps to use a common architecture and user experiences across all Outlook clients on desktop, web, and mobile.
Former Microsoft executive Steven Sinofsky is writing a book about his time running the firm’s Office and Windows businesses.
Microsoft's new, unified Office app is now generally available for iPhones and Android, with new features like support for third-party cloud storage.
Microsoft has created a central repository for all of the keynote and session videos it recorded at its recent Ignite 2019 conference.
Surprise! Microsoft revealed today that it will extend support for OneNote 2016 and begin adding new features again.
One of the first things I noticed when I got my Samsung Galaxy Note 10 was that it shipped with an all-in-one Microsoft Office app.
Windows 95 wasn’t as sophisticated as NT, but it ran well on mainstream PCs and offered many advances over its predecessors.
Microsoft will demonstrate Office and Your Phone integration at the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 launch next week.
Microsoft announced that it will drop the word “Online” from its Office Online branding. Apparently, it was too precise.
The mobile version of Microsoft Word has hit an impressive milestone: It’s been installed over 1 billion times on Android.
As a young technology enthusiast, I despised Microsoft and its inability to innovate. And then something happened.
Microsoft has quietly posted a new hub for all of its Insider programs called Microsoft Insiders.
Microsoft quietly had an outsized impact on the WWDC 2019 announcements. Not bad for a company that lost in mobile, eh?
I’m not sure when this happened, but Microsoft’s Home Use Program has quietly added support for Office 365 Home and Personal.
Looking for a free, high-quality alternative to Microsoft Office or Google Docs? This is it.