Office 2016 Preview for Mac Released, Download Now

By: Ivan Jenic
2 minute read

Microsoft recently updated Office 2016 Preview and released it for Windows 10 testers, and now the company brought its office package to Mac users. Office 2016 Preview is available to all Mac users who are subscribed to Office 365 program.
office 2016 preview for mac
Office 2016 Preview for Mac include improved versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote. Every ‘part’ of Office 2016 features Microsoft’s recognizable metro-style user interface, which means that Microsoft’s office package will be available in the ‘same shape’ across all platforms it’s available for.

A couple of new features have been added, but Mac version still lacks some features that are available for Windows users of Office 2016 Preview. For example, Mac users can edit someone’s Word documents in real time, but features like Excel’s Quick Analysis are still missing from the package.

Microsoft said that users of Office 2016 Preview provided more than a 100,000 pieces of feedback, which helps the company a lot in developing new features, fixing bugs and working on future improvements. Of course, Microsoft should expect smaller amount of feedback from Mac users, because they can’t get Office preview for free, unlike Windows users, who are able to download and test the free trial from the official site.

Office 365 subscription costs $69.00 on a yearly basis, and Microsoft didn’t reveal if there will be a free trial of Office 2016 Preview for Mac users. But Microsoft wants Mac users to use Office and Office 365 subscription, as the company promised that there will be “updates and new features for Office 365 customers at least once per quarter.”

If you don’t want to buy Office 365 subscription, Microsoft said that a separate version for one-time purchase will be available sometime this fall, but the pricing plan has yet to be announced.

Read Also: Windows 10 Game Streaming and Backward Compatibility Comes with Xbox One Update

For various PC problems, we recommend this tool.

This software will repair common computer errors, protect you from file loss, malware, hardware failure and optimize your PC for maximum performance. Fix PC issues now in 3 easy steps:

  1. Download this PC Repair Tool rated "Excellent" on TrustPilot.com.
  2. Click “Start Scan” to find Windows issues that could be causing PC problems.
  3. Click “Repair All” to fix all issues with Patended Technologies (requires upgrade).

Discussions

Next up

Best Windows 10 antivirus software to use in 2018

By: Radu Tyrsina
7 minute read

Update – 2018 will soon come to an end and we already have a guide on what is the best antivirus you should get in […]

Continue Reading

These features are out for good with Windows 10 version 1809

iamsovy@gmail.com' By: Sovan Mandal
2 minute read

Microsoft is all set to launch its next big update, Windows 10 version 1809 in October. While that should be a nice piece of news […]

Continue Reading

Windows 10 18H2 builds no longer receive new features

By: Matthew Adams
3 minute read

The Windows 10 October 2018 Update (otherwise 18H2) rollout might now be two to three weeks away. For the last few months, new build previews […]

Continue Reading