Microsoft: Office 2016 comes out on September 22 for Windows




Microsoft releases the newest version of its office suite, Office 2016, later this month free for the general public. In addition, Microsoft says that companies have an Office 365 ProPlus subscription henceforth be allowed to defer updates.

Speaking through top woman Julia White let Microsoft know that Office 2016 will be available September 22 for the general public. Who also has a so-called volume licensing agreement, the latest version of the software can bring in from October 1.

The office suite with Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and OneNote appeared in July even before OS X. It includes among others, the ability to save files in the standard online storage OneDrive. Also can users include text files to edit in real time with others.

Office 365 ProPlus users Microsoft has also implemented several changes in updating Office. Thus, office users with a subscription ProPlus who has been the latest version will be offered automatically, now standard into the Current Branch. Other than the name implies this is nothing new.

However, a novelty is that Microsoft is introducing another branch companies, namely the Current Branch for Business. This means that companies with a ProPlus subscription may choose to several months after an update to only implement the latest version. In this way, system administrators have the time to test the software within their organization first.

Companies can choose from three times to install the latest versions of Office. Whenever there are four months between. Companies can indicate that they do not this month, but until February or in June to install the latest version of Office. Those versions also contain the latest security updates, says Microsoft after evaluating feedback.


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