What you need to know
- Microsoft has announced Office 2021 and LTSC.
- The consumer and commercial versions of its Office suite will both be available on macOS.
Microsoft has announced a new version of Microsoft Office for both consumers and commercial use coming later this year to macOS.
In a press release the company stated:
'LTCS' is a version of Office built for "regulated devices that cannot accept feature updates for years at a time, process control devices on the manufacturing floor that are not connected to the internet, and specialty systems that must stay locked in time and require a long-term servicing channel."
Alongside this, Office 2021 is coming later this year for both business and personal use. From Microsoft:
Microsoft confirmed that both the commercial and consumer versions of this will be supported on Mac and Windows.
In December Microsoft unveiled universal app support for its Microsoft 365 suite including support for the M1 Mac and macOS Big Sur. It also released a Microsoft Office app for iPad earlier this week.
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