In today’s world of subscription offerings, a perpetual Office license, especially one with so many limits and none of the advantages of Microsoft 365, seems a bit out of touch. But hold on one second.
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We can chalk this one up to another classic Microsoft miscommunication, but the Microsoft Office brand is not disappearing. At least not yet.
Responding to a three-year-old complaint, Microsoft today said that it would fix its unfair licensing terms in the EU.
After a strange bit of back-and-forth, Microsoft announced that it will resume blocking VBA macros in Office by default starting July 27.
Coming later this month, Outlook Lite will provide a faster and lighter alternative to the regular Outlook app for users with low-end devices.
Microsoft announced this week that it has finished rolling out its redesigned Office.com portal to business and education customers. The revamped web app, which was announced back at Ignite 2021, started rolling out last month and it brings new Home, My Content, and Create pages.
While Microsoft struggled to make sense of Windows Longhorn in 2005/6, the Office team was busy doing what it always did: shipping on schedule.
Microsoft is making its Office apps more secure by blocking Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) macros obtained from the Internet by default.
The inimitable Mary Jo Foley reports that Microsoft’s “Project Monarch,” sometimes called “One Outlook,” is still on the way after many delays.
A former Microsoft executive who figured prominently in the software giant’s Internet push of the 1990s has a crazy new idea for the company.
Microsoft has announced Office 2021, the non-subscription version of its office productivity suite that will launch on October 5.
Microsoft announced today that Office Long Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) for commercial customers on Windows and macOS.
Microsoft has acknowledged a newly discovered vulnerability that could allow hackers to attack users with Microsoft Office files.
After being obscured by the sands of time for over two decades, here is a long-lost Office Assistant from Microsoft Japan!
Microsoft will prevent Chromebook users from using the Office apps for Android, and it will push the web experiences instead.
The Document Foundation has announced the release of LibreOffice 7.2, the latest version of its free and open-source office productivity suite.
Microsoft had previously revealed that it would move forward with the desktop version of OneNote and OneNote for Windows 10.
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.
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.