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Microsoft Office 2001 for Mac; Microsoft Office 2003 Proofing Tools; Microsoft Office 2003 Web Components for the 2007 Microsoft Office system; Microsoft Office 2003 Web Components; Microsoft Office 2003; Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac; Microsoft Office 2007 suites; Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac; Microsoft Office 3.0; Microsoft Office 4.0. Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac was released on January 15, 2008. It was the only Office for Mac suite to be compiled as a universal binary, being the first to feature native Intel support and the last to feature PowerPC support for G4 and G5 processors. Microsoft office 2008 free download free download - Microsoft Teams for Windows 10, Microsoft Office 2008 update, Office Handy Utility 2008, and many more programs. Office 2004 for Mac is a version of Microsoft Office developed for Mac OS X.It is equivalent to Office 2003 for Windows. The software was originally written for PowerPC Macs, so Macs with Intel CPUs must run the program under Mac OS X's Rosetta emulation layer. For this reason, it is not compatible with Mac OS X 10.7 and newer. Office 2004 was replaced by its successor, Microsoft Office 2008. Start quickly with the most recent versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote and OneDrive —combining the familiarity of Office and the unique Mac features you love. Work online or offline, on your own or with others in real time—whatever works for what you’re doing.

I think the wiki article does a darned good job of laying out the extremely important deficits in Office for mac. I wish I'd read it before buying office for mac which is basically useless for me in every respect from crippled Excel, to amazingly crashy word (every minute on most templates!). I've switched to Fusion running office for Windows - so MS win this round. It's clear that MS have fired a shot across Apple's bows with this. Rather sad, and I'm afraid for MS that it gives Open Office a hell of a leg up. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 41.246.252.57 (talk) 06:53, 16 July 2009 (UTC)

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Who complained about Office for Mac not having a Ribbon? From the screenshots, it looks like it has rather ribbonish UI elements. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 193.10.253.10 (talk) 07:52, 13 August 2008 (UTC)

compatibility??? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 77.101.77.131 (talk) 13:47, 5 October 2008 (UTC)

This criticism section is a joke. Too long, much of it irrelevant. Wikipedia is not a place to review software. And the fact that it doesn't have ribbon is not a valid criticism without explanation as too why the ribbon is better than the standard mac toolbar and who really gives a crap anyway.79.67.217.192 (talk) 13:24, 20 September 2008 (UTC)

Also as stated on the Microsoft support site the picture issue has been resolved. http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=11507298.114.49.74 (talk) 04:10, 23 September 2008 (UTC)

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I strongly recommend anyone who'd like to take a stab at being more objective and more willing to find sources, add something about how this products interface is completely different than other Office products. I got it home and found that it was difficult to navigate. It appears as tho the old Microsoft software engineering principals of at least three ways to do everything, with those ways taken from the most successful previous products including competitors, have been abandoned entirely? ... Or, perhaps Microsoft's success has become its own enemy, and the reason Office 2008 has a lot of the clumsiness of Open Office is that there is no competition to rip off anymore.. and the reason its hard to use is that they finally dropped support for some previous, different competitors method of use? I don't know.. what I do know is that I really, really, really don't like this product at all.

The other thing that really pisses me off is that the only thing that older versions of Excel had that wasn't supported in Open Office, was the VB support. With VB eliminated, MS Excel would have made files that Open Office would always be able to open. Except, they switched the entire default file format to something else entirely (xlsx) that doesn't work with anything, and even leaves many versions of Excel in the dark. (Likewise, there is no Wordpad for .docx ... and the plaintext isn't even visible in docx!). So, people are going to have to buy Excel 2008 for only one reason: Just to open and work with files sent to them by other people with Excel 2008. Too bad they won't be able to open and work with any of the files made by advanced users of Excel 2003, just like Excel 2008 can't open any of the spreadsheets I made in an engineering class a few years ago that used any VB at all. Oh well? Zaphraud (talk) 19:16, 19 October 2008 (UTC)

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