Microsoft Office is worlds most used suite of office applications. Yet, the latest version of Office available on Mac is “Microsoft Office for Mac 2011” which was initially released in 2010 but a Microsoft spokes person has confirmed to MacWorld at Cebit trade show in Hanover, Germany that “The team is hard at work on the next version of Office for Mac”
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The current version of Microsoft Office 2011 is very out dated and lacks many of the new features you can already make use of on Office 2013 which is currently available only on Windows.
The team is hard at work on the next version of Office for Mac, while I don’t have details to share on timing, when it’s available, Office 365 subscribers will automatically get the next Office for Mac at no additional cost.”
It seems like Microsoft is on an update streak as previous rumors also indicate that we will soon see an update for Microsoft Office on the iPad. Microsoft will have to seriously work on improving Office if it wants to compete with Apple’s now free suite of office applications called iWork, Currently Office 2011 for Mac costs over $139 for the student version and $219 for the Home & Business version.