Microsoft, the world’s largest software company, has unveiled the Office for Mac 2011 productivity suite which is designed to bring Microsoft Office functionality on to the Mac with a host of cool new functionalities like social network integration.
The new Mac Office 2011 will be focusing more on real-time collaboration by offering a number of new co-authoring tools that will allow users in multiple locations to view and collaborate on the same file, whether it's in Word, PowerPoint, or Excel.
The office productivity suit will also feature Presence Everywhere which is designed to further enhance the collaborative experience by providing real-time status updates on who is working on a file.
Microsoft will also offer cloud computing storage to the users of Mac Office 2011 by linking the software suite directly to its Microsoft Office Web Apps service that will allow users to store and access any document or file which was created on their desktop from any location via an internet connection.
The new productivity suite, which will be launched by the company later this year, will feature a redesigned and rearranged graphical user interface which is ‘subtle and worthwhile’, according to the California based company.
For some reason, Microsoft has given Office for Mac the same date as Office for Windows even if as it is the case right now, they have been launched almost at the same time. Why Office for Mac 2011 when it comes before Office 2010 For Windows?