Special Media Edition for Digital Media Enthusiasts
Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac has been redesigned to be more compatible, powerful, and easy to use. With new versions of familiar Office programs, Office for Mac includes Microsoft Word 2008, Excel 2008, PowerPoint 2008, Entourage 2008, and Messenger for Mac.
Manage schedule and tasks in one easy interface. My Day helps you stay on top of priorities and calendars. Your Inbox is clean, clear, and more protected with improved Exchange support and junk e-mail filters in Entourage 2008. Project Center gives you easy access to every pieces of the project puzzle. The new Publishing Layout View in Word 2008 helps you create extraordinary newsletters and reports. With SmartArt graphics, new templates and designer themes, and intuitive user interface, you are just one click away from compelling documents, professional spreadsheets, and dynamic presentations.
Microsoft Express Media lest you easily manage over 128,000 digital assets stored across all of your hard drives, CDs, and media cards. Quickly create visual catalogs for fast browsing, search, and retrieval. Work with more than 100 media types including images, audio, video, illustrations, and desktop publishing. Expression Media is a customizable and powerful digital asset manager for both professionals and digital media enthusiasts.
- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Entourage, Messenger for Mac
- Open XML File Formats (Office 2007 compatible)
- Universal for Intel- and PowerPC-based Macs
- Microsoft Exchange Server Support
- Automator Actions for Workflows in Microsoft Office
- Microsoft Expression Media
Product images may differ from actual product appearance.
Compatibility: Office 2008 for Mac and 2007 Microsoft Office system share key technologies including Open XML file formats and key feature sets like OfficeArt, a powerful new graphics engine, for better file compatibility between Mac and Windows-based PCs.
- Mac OS X version 10.4.9 to 10.6
- A Mac computer with an Intel, PowerPC G5, or PowerPC G4 (500 MHz or faster) processor
- 512 MB of RAM or more
- 1.5 GB of available Hard Disk space
- Hard Disk: HFS+ hard disk format (also known as Mac OS Extended or HFS Plus)
- DVD drive or connection to a local area network (if installing over a network)
- 1024 x 768 or higher-resolution monitor
- Entourage and certain features require Internet access (fees may apply)
- For Office 2008 for Mac and Office 2008 for Mac Special Media Editions: Connectivity to Microsoft Exchange Server 2000 or later is required for certain advanced functionality in Entourage 2008.
- Additional items or services required to use certain features:
- Modem: 14.4 Kbps or higher.
- Internet Access: Internet connection through either an Internet service provider (ISP) or a network. Internet access might require a separate fee to an ISP; local or long-distance telephone charges might also apply.
The program will search your hard disk to confirm your eligibility for this upgrade. The software will install only if you are a licensed user of one of the following products: Any Microsoft Office 98 Macintosh Edition suite or application; Any Microsoft Office for Mac 2001-2004 suite or application.
NOTE: This title is non-returnable once the software package has been opened.
By ljtilstra from Baileyville, IL on 5/27/2010
Primary Use: Personal
Pros: Easy To Install, Easy To Navigate, Powerful, Great Value, Fast
Describe Yourself: Value Oriented
I am most interested in Word and PowerPoint. I have not used the special media component to this package, but I look forward to using it.