Microsoft Office 2008 12.3.6
A exhaustive and easy-to-use office suite that can make document creation and project presentation a breeze
By installing Microsoft Office 2008 on your Mac, you will be able to use the following apps: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Entourage. Microsoft Office 2008 also features a handy publishing layout view, a “ledger Sheet mode” in Excel for financial tasks and a “My Day” widget for daily task management.
Most of Microsoft Office 2008’s functions and features are available via drop-down menus such as File, Edit and View. Thanks to the long list of tools you can easily create more attractive documents with ease. Hence, you can start your spreadsheet, text or presentation document using one of the built-in templates that can be customized according your your project’s requirements.
Effortlessly save your work in the Open XML format or export it to PDF documents
The great thing about Microsoft Office 2008 is that you can now export your work to PDF documents and use the My Day floating widget to view calendar entries along with your to-do list. The shape-shifting menus change according to your selection and allows you to make the desired change with ease.
In addition to exporting your work to PDF documents, you can also save it in Open XML formats or in the older DOC, XLS and PPT format. As mentioned earlier, the Word app offers you a handy Publishing Layout View that offers access to basic desktop publishing tools.
Numerous customizable templates for your text, spreadsheet and presentation projects
With the help of the Document Elements building blocks you can quickly and effortlessly add cover pages, table of contents and more. At the same time, Excel’s Formula Builder helps you create and use complex formulas and calculations.
The Elements Gallery comes with Ledger Sheets, templates for most common tasks such as personal finance, company payroll and other similar projects. You can also use PowerPoint to showcase your projects and create eye-caching diagrams and flowcharts with just a couple of mouse clicks.
Browse through your PowerPoint presentation using the Apple Remote
Moreover, the digital clock helps you keep track of time during public presentations and the support for Apple Remote allows you to flip through your slides. If you are a business user you’ll enjoy Entourage’s functions list.
The Out of Office assistant allows you to shape vacation messages based on the recipient while the filter option helps you keep junk mail away from your inbox. You can easily stay on top of your tasks by using the My Day widget along with the color-coded calendar.
Chat with friends, family and co-workers
On top of all the above mentioned apps, Microsoft Office 2008 also comes with an instant-messaging application that allows you to chat with users that use different chat services. Furthermore, you can update your status with the name of the song you are currently listening on iTunes and use numerous emoticons to express your emotions.
Reviewed by George Popescu, last updated on April 28th, 2014
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Application descriptionMicrosoft Office 2008 is a great productivity suite that offers the tools to quickly create professional looking docum...