Office 2016 Preview for Mac updated
Microsoft has released a significant update to the Office 2016 Preview available for Mac. Since its release the preview has become quote stable, allowing users to use a modern version of Office without Windows. The updated includes changes to Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
If you have not downloaded the preview we recommend trying out:
Source: Office Preview for Mac
OneNote for iPhone and Mac updated
Microsoft has delivered an updater to OneNote on both iPhone and Mac. OneNote for iPhone includes note previews and notebooks reordering. OneNote for Mac provides enhanced notebook sharing functionality.
On iPhone, the note list in each section now displays a note preview so you can visually identify the note you’re looking for more quickly.
In addition to note previews another enhancement to notebook organization. If you have several notebooks on your iPhone and want to list them in a different order, you can now drag and drop to easily re-order your notebooks.
OneNote for Mac–notebook sharing enhancements
With this update it is even easier to share notebooks by providing you a way to invite your contacts to collaborate on notebooks, selecting whether they can view only or edit the notebooks and remove sharing access when needed. These improvements work with notebooks you created on OneDrive and OneDrive for Business.
Additionally, OneNote for iPhone, iPad and Mac all received bug fix updates this week as well.
Microsoft Office 2016 Preview for Mac available
Mac users have always been running a version or so behind. With the recent release of Office 2016 Preview for Windows the rumors were that a version for Mac was being developed and Office 2016 would finally bring the two platforms in sync.
Today Microsoft has released the Office 2016 Preview for Mac. Office 2016 for Mac includes new versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote. While we have not had a chance to test these applications, this like the Windows preview should not be used in a production environment.
Outlook for Mac updated for Office365 Subscribers
Microsoft has released an updated Outlook for the Mac, which delivers improved performance and reliability and a fresh look and feel that is unmistakably Microsoft Office. This release offers a more familiar and consistent experience between Outlook on the PC, Outlook on the web and Outlook Web App (OWA) for iPad, iPhone and Android devices.
The new Outlook for Mac includes:
- Better performance and reliability as a result of a new threading model and database improvements.
- A new modern user interface with improved scrolling and agility when switching between Ribbon tabs.
- Online archive support for searching Exchange (online or on-premises) archived mail.
- Master Category List support and enhancements delivering access to category lists (name and color) and sync between Mac, Windows and OWA clients.
- Office 365 push email support for real-time email delivery.
- Faster first-run and email download experience with improved Exchange Web Services syncing.