Release dates

The following tables document release dates, major updates and maintenance updates for Office 98 Macintosh Edition through Office 2016 for Mac and Outlook for Mac for Office 365.

Office 2016 for Mac

Version

Release Date

Milestone

15.8 March 5, 2015 Preview release – requires OS X 10.10 or higher. This version was released as the first ever public beta of Office for Mac. Microsoft did not release versions 15-15.7.
 15.8.1 March 13, 2015 Updated AutoUpdate to 3.0.4
Updated Excel to 15.8.1
Updated Outlook to 15.8.1
PowerPoint and Word remained at 15.8
15.9 April 14, 2015
15.10 May 12, 2015
15.10.1 May 27, 2015
15.11.0 June 10, 2015
15.11.1 June 23, 2015 Last of the Office 2016 Preview releases – Expires August 9, 2015
15.11.2 July 9, 2015 Official release to Office 365 customers
Outlook for Mac 15

Version

Release Date

Milestone

15.3 October 31, 2014 Major release – requires OS X 10.9.3 or higher. This version was released exclusively to Office 365 customers and not made available as a standalone product. Microsoft did not release versions 15-15.2.
15.6 January 20, 2015 Microsoft did not release versions 15.4-15.5.
Subsequent Outlook for Mac 15 updates were released as part of the Office 2016 for Mac Preview and individually for Office 365 customers.
Office 2011 for Mac

Version

Release Date

Milestone

14.0.0 October 26, 2010 Major release – Supports Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later
14.0.1 November 9, 2010
14.0.2 December 13, 2010
14.1 April 12, 2011 Service Pack 1
14.1.1 April 21, 2011 Available only for Japanese language editions.
14.1.2 June 14, 2011
14.1.3 September 13, 2011
14.1.4 December 13, 2011
14.2 April 12, 2012 Service Pack 2
14.2.1 April 25, 2012 Out of band release to address multiple issues caused by the 14.2 update including data loss when upgrading Outlook database.
14.2.2 May 8, 2012
14.2.3 July 10, 2012
14.2.4 September 19, 2012 Out-of-band release adding support for MacBook Pros with Retina displays and other fixes.
14.2.5 November 13, 2012
14.3 January 29, 2013 Service Pack 3. Includes support for Office 365.
14.3.1 February 11, 2013
14.3.2 March 12, 2013
14.3.4 May 7, 2013
14.3.5 June 11, 2013
14.3.6 July 16, 2013
14.3.7 September 10, 2013
14.3.8 October 8, 2013
14.3.9 November 19, 2013
14.4.1 April 8, 2014 Microsoft did not release a 14.4.0 update
14.4.2 May 27, 2014
14.4.3 June 24, 2014
14.4.4 August 26, 2014
14.4.5 October 14, 2014
14.4.6 November 10, 2014
14.4.7 December 9, 2014
14.4.8 February 10, 2015
14.4.9 April 14, 2015
14.5.0 May 12, 2015
14.5.1 May 19, 2015 Quick release patch to fix the Inbox Invisible issue introduced in 14.5.0
14.5.2 June 16, 2015
14.5.3 July 14, 2015
January 12, 2016 Support ends
Office for Mac 2008

Version

Release Date

Milestone

12.0.0 January 15, 2008 Major release – Supports Mac OS X 10.4.9 or later
12.0.1 March 14, 2008
12.1.0 May 4, 2008 Service Pack 1
12.1.1 June 24, 2008
12.1.2 August 12, 2008
12.1.3 October 14, 2008
12.1.4 October 30, 2008 Out of band release to fix a calendar issue preventing Exchange account from sending meeting invitations and responses.
12.1.5 December 9, 2008
12.1.9 June 9, 2009 Readies Office 2008 for Entourage, Web Services Edition release.
12.2.0 July 20, 2009 Service Pack 2
12.2.1 August 6, 2009 Out of band release to address error messages similar to “Microsoft Excel cannot open the file. You may have to download the latest updates for Office for Mac. Do you want to visit the Microsoft Web site for more information?”
13.0.0 August 13, 2009 Microsoft releases Entourage, Web Services Edition.
12.3.0 June 14, 2011
12.3.1 September 13, 2011
12.3.2 December 13, 2011
12.3.3 May 8, 2012
12.3.4 September 19, 2012 Out-of-band release coinciding with out-of-band release for Office 2011 14.2.4 update.
12.3.5 November 13, 2012
12.3.6 March 12, 2013
April 9, 2013 Support ends
Office for Mac 2004

Version

Release Date

Milestone

11.0.0 May 11, 2004 Major release – Supports Mac OS X 10.2.8 through 10.6.8
11.1.0 October 12, 2004 Service Pack 1
11.1.1 March 2, 2005
11.2.0 September 22, 2005 Service Pack 2
11.2.1 October 20, 2005
11.3.0 October 6, 2006
11.4.0 February 12, 2008
11.4.1 March 11, 2008
11.4.2 May 13, 2008
11.5.0 June 24, 2008
11.5.1 August 12, 2008
11.5.2 October 14, 2008
11.5.3 December 9, 2008
11.5.4 April 14, 2009
11.5.5 June 9, 2009
October 13, 2009 Microsoft extends support until January 2012 due to lack of VBA in Office 2008.
11.5.6 November 10, 2009
11.5.7 February 9, 2010
11.5.8 March 9, 2010
11.5.9 June 8, 2010
11.6.0 August 10, 2010
11.6.1 October 12, 2010
11.6.2 October 15, 2010
11.6.3 April 12, 2011
11.6.4 June 14, 2011
11.6.5 September 13, 2011
11.6.6 December 13, 2011
January 10, 2012 Support ends
Office X for Mac

Version

Release Date

Milestone

10.0.0 November 19, 2001 Major release – Supports Mac OS X 10.1 through 10.4.9
10.0.1 January 2002
10.1 May 2002
10.1.2 November 9, 2002
10.1.3 January 3, 2003
10.1.4 August 4, 2003 Introduces Exchange support in Entourage.
10.1.5 September 4, 2003
10.1.6 October 12, 2004
10.1.7 July 5, 2006
10.1.8 October 6, 2006
2006-12-19 December 19, 2006
10.1.9 January 9, 2007
January 9, 2007 Support ends
Office 2001 for Mac

Version

Release Date

Milestone

9.0.0 October 11, 2000 Major release – Supports Mac OS 8.1 through 9.2.2
9.0.2
9.0.4 September 11, 2003
9.0.5 October 12, 2004
9.0.6 July 20, 2005
December 31, 2005 Support ends
Office 98 Macintosh Edition

Version

Release Date

Milestone

March 15, 1998 Major release – Supports System 7.5 through Mac OS 9.2.2
Microsoft Office 98 Mac OS 9 Updater December 24, 1999 Addresses Y2K compatibility issues.
Microsoft Word 98 / PowerPoint 98 Updater
Combined Updater for Office 98
Microsoft Word 98 Security Update: Macro Vulnerability
Microsoft PowerPoint / Excel 98 Macro Vulnerability Update
Microsoft Office 98 SSL Security Update October 16, 2002
Outlook 98 Update: E-mail Security March 26, 2004
June 30, 2003 Support ends

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