This week, Microsoft announced its May updates for Office 365, which include deeper Skype for Business integration and new Outlook and Visio capabilities. Additionally, the firm revealed a new Insider build of Office 2016 for Windows.
Recent Office 2016 for Mac Stories
It's a work in progress at the moment, but Microsoft is overhauling the email message editor in Outlook 2016 for Mac with support for picture formatting and rich formatting. The new functionality should arrive in mid-May, Microsoft says. And more updates are coming later as well.
During the Build 2016 day 2 keynote address, Microsoft executive vice president Qi Lu talked up the Office developer opportunity, which is expanding as Microsoft moves into the cloud and mobile devices.
Responding to customer requests, Microsoft has added support for Mac OS X's Full Screen View and Split View features to Outlook 2016 for Mac. The firm says that the additions will help customers manage multiple email messages more easily.
Microsoft has updated Office 2016 for Mac, adding support for OpenDocument formats, native screenshot management, and custom citations.
Today, the Office team revealed various enhancements coming to Office across multiple platforms, including Mac, iOS, Android and the web.
Apple has released El Capitan and if you are thinking about running the latest version of Office 2016 for OS X, you need to be aware of performance issues.
To help customers get quickly up to speed on the new Office releases, Microsoft this week shipped sets of free Quick Start Guides for Office 2016.
Office 2016 for Mac is available now to Office 365 customers for electronic distribution. One-time purchase versions of the suite will follow in September.
Microsoft has released an update for Office 2016 Preview for Mac. As you might expect, this update adds both functional improvements and new features.
Stuck between an overly-long Azure presentation and the hype-worthy Windows segment during the Build 2015 keynote earlier this week, Microsoft’s Office announcements barely registered with many watching the event live or remotely. But don’t mistake this lack of publicity for a lack of news: What Microsoft revealed about Office during Build was in fact quite […]
If you’re running the gorgeous new Office 2016 for Mac Preview, I’ve got good news: Microsoft has updated the pre-release suite of applications with a major update. Among the additions are improved VoiceOver support in each of the content creation apps, plus other new features, various performance improvements, and bug fixes. If you are using […]
In Hands-On with Word 2016 Preview for Mac, I noted that the coming version of Office for Apple’s desktop platform seems to have largely closed the gap with the latest Windows version of Office. But if you’re going to go back and forth between the two, there are some text style issues to be aware […]
Since I spend most of my day in Microsoft Word, I decided to see whether Word 2016 Preview for Mac finally lives up to the quality, usability and reputation of the Windows version. What I’m looking for is whether Word 2016 can approximate—if not duplicate—the productive experience I get in Windows. This isn’t super-important to […]
Here are some screenshots of the updated applications—Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote—in the Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac Preview, along with explanations of the new features you’re seeing.