Microsoft Office 11 for Apple’s Mac

Microsoft Office 11 is likely designed to support Apple’s Macintosh and this development focus on PowerPoint. Previously, Microsoft Office for Macintosh had been built and its primary release was in 1989, before Office was introduced for Windows. Over the years after the first release, Windows keeps rolling out Office for Mac with developed features.

Regarding this Office 11 release, public seems expecting the development of Office for their Mac especially the developed ability for PowerPoint. If you are one of the expectant for this upcoming Microsoft Office, there are some details regarding this software you may want to know.

Windows has developed Office 11’s performance now, thus this Microsoft Office works more optimistically for Mac 2011. The company admitted that PowerPoint is the targeted purpose for the entire development, although there are other primary features presented. This newest version office is said to also meet other productivity applications such as Word and Excel.

Accordingly, this new version is designed with similar interface to Office 2007 and 2010, like the involvement of Ribbon. Some features are engineered to be compatible with Mac applications, such as the new version of Outlook which is written using Mac OS X’s Cocoa API, support for Visual Basic for Applications macros and full support for Exchange 2007.

Although Microsoft Office 11 becomes Window’s latest version, this application is lack of ActiveX controls and it also doesn’t support email messages attachment in Rich Text format and it missed the OpenDocument Format.

The arrival of Office 11 presents two editions that are Home & Student that supports Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, whereas the Home & Business edition also provides the same features above with other additions like Outlook and increased support. Both editions carry Microsoft Messenger 8 and Microsoft Communicator for Mac 2011.

Furthermore this Office 2011 comes in 6 beta versions. More interestingly, Windows Live SkyDrive and Office Web Apps have been included so you will be able to edit document over the website. Indeed, Microsoft seems truly listen to its customers.

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