In the second half of this year, the world will see a fresh version of the corporate office suite Microsoft - Office 2019. But The updated application package will be Everyone: Office 2019 will only work on Windows 10.
Who does not will receive and why
Users who do not with Office 365, will be able to run Office 2019 only on Windows 10. That there are obsolete assemblies in particular " non-killable " Windows 7, not compatible with new " office " . A this is more than half of Windows users: by The latest data of the analytical company StatCounter, " ten " is installed on 42.78% of computers, while share of the " seven " accounted for 41.86%. 8.72% of computers are running Windows 8.1, 3.36% - Windows XP, 2.44% - Windows 8, and 0.74% - Windows Vista.
AT Microsoft explains this decision with security. " Software, whose age is more than ten years and which is not benefits from innovations, it is difficult to protect against threats and by its essence is less productive. By As the pace of change accelerates, it becomes necessary to make our software more relevant to the modern rhythm of updates " - explained in company.
AT Office 2019 will include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Exchange, SharePoint and Skype for Business. Tell about updates to Microsoft promises to the coming months, but already now it is known that in Excel will have new formulas and diagrams for data analysis, and PowerPoint will learn the animations of the zoom and morphing, as in Office 365.
Support for Office 2019 will be halved - up to 5 years, after which two years of extended support will follow.
AT companies also recalled that in In 2020, Microsoft will stop expanding support for Windows 7 and Office 2010.
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