Category Archives: Microsoft Office

Microsoft announces Office 2019 Preview for commercial customers

Microsoft announces Office 2019 Preview for commercial customers

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.

Microsoft is killing the classic OneNote desktop app

Microsoft is killing the classic OneNote desktop app

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.

Voice Dictation is coming to Microsoft Office

Voice Dictation is coming to Microsoft Office

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.

Office 2019 is coming in second half of 2018

Office 2019 is coming in second half of 2018

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.

A new build of Office for Mac Insider comes with UI improvements

A new build of Office for Mac Insider comes with UI improvements

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.

Office for Mac Insider preview build 15.38 is now rolling out

Office for Mac Insider preview build 15.38 is now rolling out

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.

Office 365 apps are now available in the Windows Store for Windows 10 S

Office 365 apps are now available in the Windows Store for Windows 10 S

Microsoft has started shipping all of its Surface Laptop pre-orders a few days ago and made it available for purchase in select countries. That also means Windows 10 S, the edition that runs only apps from the Windows Store, is now available publicly for the first time ever. Of course, Microsoft had to offer a way to use its own desktop apps and services on that edition too so the company has finally published Office 365 applications into its own Windows Store.