Microsoft Will Not Release Office 2013 for Mac

Posted July 19, 2012 at 4:57am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 27530 views
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Microsoft has confirmed that it does not plan to release Office 2013 for OS X but instead will release an update to Office for Mac 2011, reports The Verge.

Microsoft confirmed to us that there is no Office for Mac 2013 release planned. "We haven't announced the next release of Office for Mac," says a Microsoft spokesperson. Office 2013, available for Windows 7 and Windows 8 PCs, will include support for a new streaming version of Office with a focus on cloud features. Microsoft last rolled out a Service Pack 2 update to its Office for Mac 2011 software in April -- patching some previous Outlook issues. Office 2013 and the Office for Mac 2011 update are both expected to ship early next year.

The update will bring support for SkyDrive storage and Office 365 allowing them to save and retrieve documents. Office for Mac licenses will count towards an Office 365 Home Premium subscription.

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Dancj - July 19, 2012 at 6:29am
Te quote from MS just says the haven't announced it - not that there's not going to be an Office 2013 for the Mac.
idwa - July 19, 2012 at 6:26am
Not a problem - everyone should ditch Office and use one of the free versions out there like Libre Office
uh no - July 19, 2012 at 5:02pm
uh no thanks. I like office.
giveITtoME - July 20, 2012 at 6:06am
Yeah, for retard nitwits. But for people with real jobs or real lives MS Office for Mac is a must.
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