Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 14.5.0 Update

Yosemite users, do not update to 14.5.0!

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.5.0 Update. (113.6 MB) Installation requires first installing the cumulative 14.1.0 (SP1) update if running an earlier version of Office for Mac 2011.

According to the new update’s description it addresses a security vulnerability that could allow code to run when opening a specially crafted Excel, PowerPoint or Word document. Typically, these vulnerabilities do not affect Macs, however, an . . .

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Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 14.4.8 Update

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.4.8 Update. (113.6 MB) Installation requires first installing the cumulative 14.1.0 (SP1) update if running an earlier version of Office for Mac 2011. According to the new update’s description it includes functional improvements for Outlook and PowerPoint. It does not address any security issues.

Fixes include:

Outlook Addresses an issue with repeated prompts for Office 365 Exchange Online accounts. Outlook . . .

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Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 14.4.7 Update

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.4.7 Update. (113.6 MB) Installation requires first installing the cumulative 14.1.0 (SP1) update if running an earlier version of Office for Mac 2011. According to the new update’s description it addresses a security issue and improves SharePoint services.

Although Office for Mac’s code was updated to address a critical vulnerability, according to Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-081 – Critical the security issue is . . .

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Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 14.4.6 Update

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.4.6 Update. (113.6 MB) Installation requires first installing the cumulative 14.1.0 (SP1) update if running an earlier version of Office for Mac 2011. According to the new update’s description it addresses an Office licensing issue and a fix for Outlook.

Fixes include:

Office Addresses an issue where a full retail license may revert to a trial license. Outlook – Addresses an . . .

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When’s the next version of Office for Mac coming out? v2

Now that Yosemite is out users are asking “When is the next version of Office going to be released?” Considering Office for Mac 2011 shipped in October 26, 2010 a new version is long overdue.

Back in 2012, Bill Smith predicted ” “…I’ll predict Microsoft to ship Office for Mac 2014 in October 2013.”. So much for predictions even based on good evidence.

I recently tweeted, “Waiting for the next version of Office for Mac . . .

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Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 14.4.4 Update

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.4.4 Update. (113.5 MB) Installation requires first installing the cumulative 14.1.0 (SP1) update if running an earlier version of Office for Mac 2011. According to the new update’s description it includes fixes for PowerPoint and Word as well as updated information for Outlook when configuring Office 365 accounts.

Fixes include:

Outlook Updated the Add An Account descriptions to use “Exchange or . . .

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Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 14.4.3 Update

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.4.3 Update. (113.5 MB) Installation requires first installing the cumulative 14.1.0 (SP1) update if running an earlier version of Office for Mac 2011. According to the new update’s description it improves functionality for Outlook.

Fixes include:

Outlook – Now prompts for manual settings if it cannot automatically detect Exchange settings in environments using certain auto-proxy configurations. Outlook – No longer deletes connections to shared folders opened . . .

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Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 14.4.2 Update

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.4.2 Update. (113.5 MB) Installation requires first installing the cumulative 14.1.0 (SP1) update if running an earlier version of Office for Mac 2011. According to the new update’s description it addresses activation and application improvements.

Fixes include:

Office – Fixes an issue where users would need to repeatedly re-activate the software if running it on Macs with Fusion Drives. PowerPoint – Fixes an issue where the . . .

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Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 14.4.1 Update

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.4.1 Update. (113.5 MB) No 14.4.0 update was released. Installation requires first installing the cumulative 14.1.0 (SP1) update. According to the new update’s description it addresses security issues and includes application improvements.

Although Office for Mac’s code was updated to address a critical vulnerability, according to Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-017 the security issue is “not applicable” to Office for Mac.

Fixes include:

Excel – Increases data . . .

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Office for iPad – how to activate

Microsoft released native iPad apps for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.joining the existing iOS apps OneNote, Lync, OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, and an OWA app for Exchange-based email.

While these apps are free, they do require a subscription to activate. Otherwise they are read only.

With the free apps, you can read Word documents, use Excel data and present with PowerPoint. With an Office 365 subscription, you can edit and create new documents with the iPad. . . .

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