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Office 2019 Now Available for macOS

Today those running macOS 10.13 or higher will be receiving the latest update to Microsoft Office. The applications will remain the same names as before but will be updating form their current version 2016 to 2019. These updates will be made available via Managed Software Center. Microsoft OneNote is no longer part of the application suite but will be automatically updated to the latest version via our MDM service. The installation of these applications will take about 5-15 minutes depending on the speed of your machine.

Today those running macOS 10.13 or higher will be receiving the latest update to Microsoft Office. The applications will remain the same names as before but will be updating form their current version 2016 to 2019. These updates will be made available via Managed Software Center. Microsoft OneNote is no longer part of the application suite but will be automatically updated to the latest version via our MDM service. The installation of these applications will take about 5-15 minutes depending on the speed of your machine. The new features are highlighted below:

Microsoft Word

• Focus Mode

• Translator

• Improved inking functionality

• Customizable Office ribbons

• Accessibility improvements

Microsoft Excel

• Funnel charts, 2D maps, and timelines 

• New Excel functions (CONCAT, TEXTJOIN, IFS, SWITCH)

Microsoft PowerPoint

• Morph transition feature

• Ability to insert and manage Icons, SVG, and 3D models

• Improved roaming pencil case

• 4K video export

• Play in-click sequence

Microsoft Outlook

• @mentions

• Focused inbox

• Office 365 Groups

• Travel and delivery summary cards

• Send Later function to delay or schedule delivery of email messages

• Read and delivery receipts (Very cool)

• Email templates

All applications also now support macOS Mojave’s Dark mode and the Touch Bar on new macOS devices. More on macOS Mojave soon. If you have any questions or concerns or encounter any issues with updating to Office 2019 please submit a ticket at help.educ.psu.edu or give us a call at 814-865-0626.