Along with the Microsoft’s latest OS which is Windows 10 Microsoft also launched their latest version of Microsoft Office which is called Office 2016.The application will be launched in the mid of 2015 that is why the company took the name 2016.
The New office will be having a whole new designed user interface which is completely suitable for the touch based devices like tablets, smartphones and touch PC’s. The application will be provided along with the Windows 10 powered smartphones and tablets. But in case of PC’s you will have to download it manually form the windows store. If you have already purchased a license version of Office 2013 then you can use the same license key on this one. For the new users the company is providing a one month free trail after that you have to purchase a valid license from Microsoft.
There will not be a drastic changes in the UI which they done for the Office 2013. It will be all similar except some changes here and there. The Office 2016 will be released as 2 suite packages. One note is an additional application that comes with the latest Office 2016. If you are using Windows 8.1 then One note is pre-installed along with the OS. When it comes to windows 10 they might be removed the one note app along with the OS.
There will be 2 versions of Microsoft Office 2016. One which is completely suited for the touch based devices like Smartphones and tablets and other one which is for Usual PC’s and Mac. In the touch versions the options will be much larger in size which is suitable for touch purpose. In the PC version everything back’s to usual office with a metro UI design.
As far as the news is considered from the officials there will be an office version which do support in the Mac platform. The release dates of the application and the price is not revealed. You can download the digital copy of the office directly from the site or else you can purchase an optical media from the retail stores. Office 2016 will be released in mid/third quarter of 2015.