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MS Office 2019 To Release in Second Half of 2018

One of the most popular software products from Microsoft over the years has been the MS Office set of applications. Be it MS Word, Power Point, Excel, Access, Outlook or any other application – they have become essential when it comes to managing day to day office work. Currently the latest edition of MS Office is MS Office 2016 which was released in 2015. Microsoft is now working on their next-gen set of Office software: MS Office 2019.

Reportedly, MS Office 2019 will release in the second half of 2018. The company announced this in an official statement where they said that a preview version of MS Office 2019 will be out by mid 2018 and the final set of apps will be out later next year.

Microsoft says that they are keeping in mind the needs of those users who aren’t ready to move to the cloud yet. Microsoft is also going to introduce newer formulas and charts, as well as new visual animation features such as Morph and Zoom.

With this gen-next MS Office, Microsoft’s focus would be to give the best of services to the users of Surface devices. The surface users have a pen which can be used for multiple purposes. Microsoft is working on improving it with improving features such as pressure sensitivity, tilt effects, and ink replay.

Microsoft releases a new version of MS Office every few years and MS Office 2019 is the next step towards the development of these apps. While Microsoft is yet to comment upon what other features they plan to introduce in this gen-next MS Office. The company states that while they are focusing on users who are not ready to move to the cloud yet, there will be some offerings for cloud ready users as well. Stay tuned with us for more updates on the MS Office 2019.

Article written by Kishan Jobanputra

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