Two upcoming events could make it unsuitable or even unusable in the future: Microsoft is ending support for Office on 10 October Microsoft will not release any more updates for the application suite after that date. That means no more bug fixes or, more important, security updates. Apple is phasing out support for bit apps starting in , saying that macOS
Advertisement When is Office available, and how much will it cost? Office is on sale now, but only for commercial-level customers. As always, Microsoft will make 32 and bit versions of Office available.
What you may not know is whether or not you should buy that suite when it arrives. There's no special upgrade pricing, unless you bought Office after August 1,in which case you can upgrade for free. Documents, spreadsheets, and presentations created on one platform should open perfectly on the other. Buy Office 2011 Home and Student mac, for example, you add things like conditional formatting, sparklines, or pivot tables to a spreadsheet on your Mac, they should appear exactly the same on a Windows machine.
Office for Mac 2011: Home and Business