Can I still use Office 2011 for Mac?
Support for Office for Mac 2011 ended October 10, 2017. Rest assured that all your Office 2011 apps will continue to function—they won’t disappear from your Mac, nor will you lose any data. But here’s what the end of support means for you:
- You’ll no longer receive Office for Mac 2011 software updates from Microsoft Update.
- You’ll no longer receive security updates. Security updates are what help protect your Mac from harmful viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.
- You’ll no longer receive phone or chat technical support.
No further updates to support content will be provided. In fact, most online help content will be retired.
- You cannot reinstall Office 2010 unless you have the original disks and it cannot be installed on macOS after High Sierra
Microsoft Office – Which is the latest version?
The latest version(s) of Microsoft Office now comes in 2 purchase options:
- Microsoft 365 subscription (annual subscription)
- Office 2021 (one-time purchase)
Office 2021 is the current version of Microsoft Office, succeeding Office 2019, Office 2016 and Office 2013. It was released to general availability for Windows 10 and for macOS on September 24, 2018.
What is the difference between Office 2021 and Office 365?
In very simple terms.
- Office 20121 is an outright purchase for 1 PC or Mac and costs from A$169 per computer and is for customers who aren’t ready for the cloud, Office 2019 is on-premises version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, Access, and Publisher and lasts 3 to 5 years. There are 3 versions, Home & Student, Home & Business , Professional
- Office 365 is a monthly or annual subscription and costs as little as *A$22 per computer per year and can be installed on up to 5 computers (PC or Mac)
*based on purchasing Office 365 Home – A$109/year inc GST and installing on 5 computers
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