As promised Microsoft has officially announced the availability of the final version its Office 2019 release for Windows and Mac users. After producing a preview version in the first half of this year, the product has been finalized and is being made available first to enterprise customers with consumer editions available soon after. As is the tradition, Office 2019 includes updated versions of apps from the suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access and Publisher. Notably absent is OneNote which has been moved from Office to Windows 10.
The Redmond software giant is ending support for two of its most popular products ever - Windows 7 and Office 2010. Both can be considered classic software and they are widely used by users all over the world. On January 14, 2020, Microsoft will terminate support for Windows 7. On October 13, 2020, Office 2010 will stop receiving updates as well.
If you are a fan of the classic Snipping Tool app, here is bad news for you. Starting with Windows version 1809, Microsoft may remove the app in favor of a modern snipping experience. It won't happen right now or tomorrow, but it will definitely happen.
Microsoft has announced Office 2019 Commercial Preview, which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher, Access, Project, Visio and OneNote for Windows 10. The Redmond software giant is also about to release preview versions of Office 2019 for Mac, Exchange 2019, SharePoint 2019, Project Server 2019, and Skype for Business 2019 soon. Office 2019 targets enterprise customers which are not ready for cloud solutions like Office 365.
With the release of Office 2019 later this year, Microsoft will kill its desktop OneNote app. As you may know, there are desktop and UWP (Universal Windows Platform) versions available, but OneNote for Windows 10 (the Store app) will survive.
A new build of Microsoft Office is out for participants of the Office Insider program. The released build is 9226. It includes a number of new features for Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Outlook. Here is the change log.
Microsoft is testing the ability to use voice dictation to create Word documents, notes, emails and PowerPoint presentations on Windows. The appropriate ability became available recently to Office Insiders.
A new build of Microsoft Office is out for participants of the Office Insider program. The released build is 9110.2002. It includes a number of important fixes. Here is the change log.
Today, at the Microsoft Ignite conference in Orlando, Florida, USA, Microsoft announced the next version of their popular Office suite. The upcoming version will have a number of preview versions during 2018. The final version, titled Office 2019 is expected to be released in second half of 2018.
As you may be aware, Microsoft is using an Insider program for testing almost all of their products and services. Office apps aren't an exception — the Office Insider Program is open to both PC and Mac users and is also available on mobile devices. Yesterday, the company released another preview version of Office 2016 for Mac, available to Insiders on the Fast Ring.