UK Group Editor, Computerworld Where once the idea of installing Microsoft software on a Mac would have been unthinkable, now as both companies have adopted a more open stance, and compatibility issues have been ironed out, Office and Office are both viable productivity software option for Mac users. The latest version of Office software available for the Mac is 'Office for Mac ', which was first launched as part of Office in July under the cloud-based subscription model, and then as a standalone product in September. At the enterprise level, Microsoft has made it simple for Mac users within an organisation to install Office for Mac themselves by providing the installer package file. Alternatively IT admins can download the installer package file to the local network and use software distribution tools to deploy Office for Mac to its users. If you have an Office plan you can simply direct Mac users to download and install the software and log in using their credentials to get started straight away, as long as they are an admin on the device and you have an available seat as part of your subscription. So is Office for Mac the best choice for you? Let's break it down
Microsoft Office Professional Plus for Mac Microsoft Office Professional Plus is a special release of a suite, which comprises office applications necessary for developers and IT specialists. This suite can help you improve productivity of work and solve everyday tasks easily, allowing you to concentrate on really important tasks like marketing, business information analysis, report making and work with information about customers.
Due to this suite, you can save time while making everyday tasks. Enhanced menu and toolbox can make your work easier, optimize working processes, and offer new effective methods for work. Microsoft Office Professional Plus is an integral part of a proper work of business because programs included into this set were developed with the aim to improve collaborative office work. This product extends functionality of Professional version and comprises tools for professional work with documents.
Having purchased only one suite, you can work with text documents, emails, electronic spreadsheets or publications from any device. Furthermore, this version is compatible with Windows 10, has improved version history and can boast by new types of diagrams for data analysis.
Included Products Microsoft Outlook Easily manage your email, calendar, contacts, and tasks. Push email support keeps your inbox up to date, conversation view groups related messages, and calendars can be viewed side-by-side for planning. Microsoft Word Create and share professional-looking documents with state-of-the-art editing, reviewing, and sharing tools. The new Design tab provides quick access to features, and Smart Lookups shows relevant contextual information from the web directly inside Word.
Microsoft Excel Analyze and visualize your data in new and intuitive ways with a fresh user interface plus your favorite keyboard shortcuts. Leverage features like Analysis Toolpak, Slicers, and Formula Builder to save time, so you can focus on insights.
Microsoft PowerPoint Create, collaborate, and effectively present your ideas with new slide transitions and an improved Animations task pane.
Threaded comments alongside your slides help you incorporate feedback into your presentations. Microsoft Access Access is an easy-to-use tool for quickly creating browser-based database applications that help you run your business. Microsoft Publisher Easily create, personalize, and share a wide range of professional-quality publications.
Swap pictures with a simple drag and drop, or add pictures directly from your online albums. Use special effects to make your publications stand out.
OneDrive Sign in to Office and use OneDrive to easily access your recent documents on any device with seamless integration. Skype for business Professional meetings and collaboration—all integrated with your Office apps. Features Tell Me Let us start sharing the list of benefits by typing what you want to do using the Tell Me What feature instead of digging your scene into the Help button.
You will be amazed that this option will both help you and tell you what to do with the help query. Even more amazing is that this advantage is available in all Office Professional Plus applications except for OneNote. Colours The next thing that you will definitely love to discover is the fact that it is full of colours and the default theme describes you how colourful it is. Word has a blue background, Outlook is highlighted by a lighter blue, PowerPoint has an orange backdrop, Excel is with its familiar green color, and OneNote is glaring with purple.
PowerPoint If you want better visuals, not only with PowerPoint but also with the rest of the Microsoft Office Professional Plus suite, then this is the right one for you. You can enjoy better ways to show your ideas, present and organise data, and deliver compelling presentations with new charts like, Pareto, Waterfall, Treemap, Whisker, Sunburst, Histogram, and Box.
Collaboration Collaboration is not collaboration at all if not completed in real time. This is how it works with every Office Professional Plus download. Your team now becomes more productive and you can immediately view what other members are performing in any of your shared or co-authored Office files. With that, you can invite other team members or relevant people to view or edit the file.
This requirement is only for Outlook for Mac customers connecting to Exchange.