Free newsletters
Premier partnerSamsung

Office for Mac 2011 review

The latest version of Microsoft's Office suite arrives on the Mac

By  from MacFormat Issue 228

TechRadar's rating

Average user rating

  • Useful Ribbon interface
  • Better search and sharing
  • Elegant Full Screen view
  • Built-in equation editor
  • New, cleaner interface
  • Macro support is back via VBA
  • Online editing with Excel Web
  • Built-in document sharing
  • Better formatting support
  • Even more animation options
  • Better handling of media
  • Scripting and collaboration tools
  • Rebuild of Outlook in Cocoa for the future
  • Improved Outlook interface
  • Improvements under the hood
  • Cheaper and faster than 2008
  • Thoughtful new features
  • Outlook better than Entourage
  • Mail database gone in Outlook
  • Pricey
  • No upgrade pricing
  • Irritating characteristics
  • No word count in Full Screen
  • Unnecessary niggles remain
  • Not everyone loves the Ribbon
  • May feel unfamiliar at first
  • Still no font embedding
  • Occasional Outlook bugs
  • Conversation view isn't great

Offers and vouchers

Click on any offer below to redeem

Today's best Office for Mac 2011 deals
Retailer Price Ship Offers More
Select region United Kingdom United States Australia