Microsoft 2011 for Mac is one of the versions of the Microsoft Office productivity suite specifically designed for Mac OS X. It replaced Microsoft office for Mac 2008 and almost similar to windows of Microsoft office 2010. On September 22, 2015 Microsoft office 2016 for mac was released and followed office 2011 which requires 64-bitIntel processor and OS X Y Yosemite for the Mac.
Compared to office 2010 windows Microsoft office for 2011 has certain limitations. For example, it does not access support open document format and Active X controls. It cannot manage handle attachments for rich text format e-mail messages that are sent through outlook for windows with winmail.dat attachments. It is also restricted when it comes to human language, like for example its inability to support right-to left languages for Persian, Hebrew and Arabic.
In 2009, Microsoft introduced office 2011 for Mac and it has six beta versions namely: Beta 1; Beta 2(version 14.0.0, Build 100326); Beta 3(Build 100519); Beta 4(Build 100526); Beta 5(Build 100709); Beta 6(Build 100802). The access to these versions was limited to invitation but there were leaked copies of them and was shared among websites with Mac file sharing. On September 2010 Microsoft released the final version for manufacturing and was sold to volume license customers a day after it.
Office 2011 for Mac has greater support and compatibility with the edition of windows. Its window is almost like with office 2010 and 2007 only that it is added to the ribbon. In 2008 the support for visual basic applications was erased from its program, but Microsoft Office decided to include it back. Once you avail of home premium version of office for Mac you cannot be allowed to have telephone support and ask for problems about VBA interface. But according to the help desk of Microsoft they have third party solution that can handle problems regarding VBA interface of office for Mac like One Drive and Office Web Apps that allows users of windows to edit their documents via web.
The return of Mac version with Visual Basic for applications Automation language is really cool because this will actually mean the end users of this Mac version can edit word and record Word macros in OS X. Moreover the written macros for the past years can be used on its windows version. What’s more exciting is its feature of full screen view which will allow editing of word document without the menus on the background. This Mac office has an Apple -style beauty coupled by office’s awesome usability. Also there’s one great feature that you’ll definitely like in office Mac 2011 and that’s the windows version of backstage view. With this feature you can handle file management and printing using a single but more space menu.