The Microsoft BU has just announced
that Office 2008 for Mac will be released in the second half of 2007. Office 2008 will be Universal (hurrah!) and include a number of Mac only features:
- Publishing Layout Views - Let's you create newsletters and things by presenting the related Office tools in a new layout
- Ledger Sheets - Makes managing your finances even easier in Excel
- My Day - A new stand alone application that lets you stay on top of your activities across Office applications
Office 2008 for Mac will the new Office Open XML Formats from the get go so it'll be compatible with Office 2007 on Windows. Check out this interview
with Roz Ho, general manager of the Mac BU to get some juicy details.