Microsoft announces Office 2016 for Windows and Mac
As the latest addition to Office 365, Microsoft announces the worldwide release of its Office 2016 for both Windows and Mac devices. This update brings new versions of the Office desktop for Windows including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Project, Visio, and Access.
“The way people work has changed dramatically, and that’s why Microsoft is focused on reinventing productivity and business processes for the mobile-first, cloud-first world,” said Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft. “These latest innovations take another big step forward in transforming Office from a familiar set of individual productivity apps to a connected set of apps and services designed for modern working, collaboration and teamwork.”
Starting today, Office 365 subscribers can choose to download the new Office 2016 apps as part of their subscription. Automatic updates will begin rolling out to consumer and small-business subscribers next month, and to commercial customers early next year. It is is also available today as a one-time purchase for both PCs and Macs through local resellers such as Electroworld, Silicon Valley, PC Express, Octagon, PC Worx, Villman, Complink, and Gigahertz.