Microsoft Launches Office Preview 2016 for Mac Users with Enhanced Features and SharePoint Integration

By CIOReview | Monday, October 12, 2015

FREMONT, CA: Microsoft marks its digital foot print with the launch of its latest preview of Office 2016 for Mac, by providing Mac users latest applications and giving them hundred other options to hook to their Mac Books. The test version of the preview is available for free, does not require any registration or sign in and is compatible with Office for Mac 2011.

The latest preview for Mac is empowered by cloud which allows users to access their documents anytime through any device, it also integrates with Office 365, OneDrive, OneDrive for Business and SharePoint which can be shared and viewed through personal and work accounts with just a sign in option through Office account.

In addition Office 2016 comes with various tweaks in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and One Note and Outlook with full retina support and the tailored ribbon on OS X remains constant through various platforms that Office runs. In Word it comes with navigation pane which helps you track and share the documents; dictionary enhancements; style pane for easy interface and review of styles already applied.

Excel includes consistent keyboard shortcuts across Windows and Mac; analysis ToolPak with statistical functions; Slicers to repivot information and share insights; single print option on PDF file; formula builder to power Excel formulas and auto complete.

 PowerPoint come with the most highlighted feature of 2016 that is the presenter view, which allows the users view notes accompanied with slides along with film strip of next slides; comes with revamped slide transactions for complete focus on the audience while presenting and new animation pane to manage and categorize them in one place.

Additionally it offers full retina support with help of thousands of Retina-optimized graphics making it easier to use and view documents quick on the canvas.