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Like it or not, Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac is the most widely-used office suite for Mac users in the enterprise. While the existing version doesn't support OS X Lion features like Auto Save, Versions, and full-screen mode, MacNN is reporting that Microsoft's Mac Business Unit is hard at work a...

July 28th 2011 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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As you probably recall, Microsoft dropped Visual Basic from Office for the Mac with Office 2008. At the time, I was working for a company that had a huge investment in systems that relied on Visual Basic, and that change was a real blow. In fact, we didn't upgrade past Office 2004 just to avoid trou...

October 13th 2009 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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OK, you aren't running the latest and greatest version of Microsoft Office for Mac -- does that make you a bad person. No! You deserve updates too, just like the new stuff does. Along with Office 2008 12.1.1 sliding out the door today, Office 2004 11.5.0 is available, and it addresses the following...

June 24th 2008 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Welcome back, my friends, to the show that never ends -- Patch Tuesday. Microsoft's once-a-month day to caulk and fill security holes and repair product bugs has a special treat for all of us this time around: a patch for Microsoft Office 2004. The vulnerability in question also affects Windows 2000...

August 14th 2007 at 2:28pm 0 Comments
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Today not only marks the release of a new beta Remote Desktop client from Microsoft, but also a new beta Microsoft Office Open XML File Format Converter for Mac 0.2 (Beta). What the heck is this? It converts Office files that use Microsoft's new Open XML file format (i.e. files created in Office 200...

July 31st 2007 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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The Microsoft Office 2004 11.3.4 updater is available for download, a quick-eyed reader tells us. The 12.5 MB download purports to provide "several enhancements to improve security and stability," including blocking some arbitrary execution security holes, but no more detail than that at the moment....

February 13th 2007 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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After being punked on the Office 2004 11.3.1 update, I'm guessing there won't be a mad dash to grab the Office 2004 11.3.2 update, but just in case you have a change of heart -- the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.2 Update claims to offer "several improvements for PowerPoint and Entourage" and is...

December 19th 2006 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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According to a post on Mac Mojo, the Mac BU's blog, Microsoft is committed to getting out a free file format converter so that Mac users can open Office 2007 Open XML formatted files with Office 2004 (Laurie posted about the problem earlier today). This converter is expected to be released late Marc...

December 5th 2006 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft released a patch for Office 2004 for Mac today which, 'fixes vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac that an attacker can use to overwrite the contents of your computer's memory with malicious code. This update also fixes issues in Microsoft Entourage 2004 for Mac and includes all...

July 11th 2006 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Attention Office 2004 users (worry not, there is no shame in using Office), Microsoft has released an update for their venerable Office suite. The Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.2.4 Update fixes some vulnerabilities in Office and addresses some issues with PowerPoint and Entourage.This updater is...

June 14th 2006 at 7:00am 0 Comments