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Your business is everything to you--an extension of your life, an expression of your passion. Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac Business Edition is packed with all the tools and features you need to make your vision a success. Get core Office applications to help you manage your business, organize your data and present a professional image; plus new Exchange Server support and reliable Office for Windows compatibility that take productivity and collaboration to the next level.
Develop professional documents with Word building blocks and commonly-used business templates
Build informative, accurate spreadsheets with easy-to-use, preformatted Excel formulas
Manage e-mail, daily appointments and tasks with Entourage
Apply SmartArt graphics to create polished presentations and reports
Connect with others through Microsoft Office Exchange Server support
Our best Office for your best business.
Only Office gives you this much compatibility.
Confidently share files with colleagues and clients no matter what version of Office they're running, even if they use Office for Windows.
Choose software that grows with your business.
Get a powerful suite designed to keep up with your company's growth. Find what basic users need and advanced users demand in one comprehensive package.
Save time and money with the world's most familiar software.
Choosing familiar software can be a great way to reduce time and money on training. Get up and running faster, and allocate the resources you save to other important areas of your business.
What's New About Office 2008 for Mac Business Edition?
Microsoft Office Live Workspace Support
Share files and collaborate on projects from virtually anywhere.
Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services
Store and share documents, contacts, calendars and tasks in a single secure location.
Entourage 2008 Web Services Edition
Stay in sync on all your devices with Entourage 2008 Web Services Edition. Unlock the power of Microsoft Exchange Server (2007 or later versions) so you can sync your email, calendar and notes, between your desktop, laptop and Windows-based mobile phone.
Business templates, themes, and clip art
Look your most professional with customizable business templates that can make brochures, newsletters, and flyers stand out from the crowd. Apply your personal brand to any document with themes, then add the finishing touch with business-right illustrations and clip art.
Remote Desktop for Mac 2
Connect from your Mac to your Windows-based PC quickly and access files, applications, devices and networks with advanced security technology.
Free product training
Build your skills with beginner to advanced video based training from Lynda.com.
Highlights and Features:
Collaborate and Connect
Your ability to share and communicate with others--regardless of Mac or PC platform--is critical to your success. Reach customers, prospects and partners more effectively with Office 2008 for Mac Business Edition.
Stay in touch while on the go
Sync your email, calendar and contacts via your in-house Exchange Server with ActiveSync.
Count on cross-platform compatibility
Use the same file format as Office for Windows and rely on a sophisticated graphics engine to help ensure accurate, consistent file sharing and printing.
Access and share your files online
Microsoft Office Live Workspace is a security-enhanced "virtual headquarters" where you can share work and collaborate online. For more complex projects, Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services support enables you store and share documents, contacts, calendars and tasks in a single secure location.
Drive your Windows-based PC from the comfort of your Mac
With Remote Desktop for Mac 2, you can quickly connect to your Windows-based PC to access files, applications, devices and networks.
Take your show on the road
Export presentations to your iPod or iPhone with PowerPoint 2008. Share your ideas or hold impromptu rehearsals wherever life takes you.
Bring your ideas to life, put more of your personality into your projects and represent your brand exactly the way you intend. Office 2008 for Mac Business Edition gives you the design, marketing and communication tools to help you create professional-looking business materials you'll be proud of.
Print-ready documents are a snap
Save money, time and paper. Simple desktop publishing features in Word 2008 let you create high-quality newsletters, brochures and flyers. With Publishing Layout View, you can proof and edit your documents precisely so they print without surprises.
Discover the flexibility of Word 2008
Use the Outline view to organize all your information into a convenient, flexible format, or choose Notebook Layout View to capture text and audio notes on multiple topics.
Work faster with your favorite tools
Whether you're working in Word 2008, Excel 2008 or PowerPoint 2008, the Elements Gallery puts your most commonly used tools and functions at your fingertips so you can create documents more quickly.
Quickly create and customize common business documents
Start with updated templates in Word and Excel 2008, then get creative with easy-to-use Document Elements, Word Art and SmartArt tools. Add your personal brand to any document with Themes, using fonts, colors and graphics you choose and apply with a single click.
Personalize mass mailings easily and efficiently
The Mail Merge feature in Word 2008 lets you efficiently create materials for all your clients, so you can send a personal touch every time.
Manage Your Business
Growing a small business can be more than a full-time job. That's why Office 2008 for Mac Business Edition has updated programs and features that are ready to go to work immediately to help you save time and operate more professionally.
Keep every day on track
My Day in Entourage 2008 provides a real-time snapshot of your schedule and to-do lists so you stay on track and on time.
Stay in sync, anywhere, anytime
With Entourage 2008, your team can access and manage their email and calendars from any web connection--via Mac, PC or a Windows-based mobile device. With Office Live Workspace, they can quickly launch online folders tailored to the unique needs of each project. Now it's easy to co-author documents and share feedback anytime, online.
Take control of your business finances
Excel 2008 can help you manage your business finances like a pro. Clear, accessible templates, plus enhanced calculation and analysis functions, make it easier to monitor sales and billings.
Word 2008 enables you to expand your creativity with confidence. Create high-quality marketing materials like brochures, newsletters, flyers and more with professionally designed, customizable templates. Even add cover pages and bibliographies. Add polish with business-right illustrations using SmartArt and hundreds of specially designed, business-oriented graphics.
PowerPoint 2008 makes it easy to present like a pro. Give more polished, creative presentations. Save time and manage presentations better with Presenter Tools. Move about easily with Apple Remote and engage your audience while keeping your presentation running smoothly. Enhanced features like animation paths and animated GIFs are sure to make an impression.
Excel 2008 helps you manage business today while you plan for tomorrow. Business growth requires financial planning, and Excel 2008 can help you reach your goals. Updated sorting, formatting and charting tools, together with improved formula-builder and error-finding functions, help you track your progress.
Entourage 2008 empowers you to take control of project details. Project Center lets you quickly create, customize and track project-related emails, files, contacts and other important details, in one convenient location. Save your project on your server, and share the information through Entourage 2008.
Operating System: Mac OS X version 10.4.9 or later
Processor: Mac computer with an Intel, PowerPC G5, or PowerPC G4 (500MHz or faster)
RAM: 512 MB or more
Hard Drive Space: 2.3 GB of available hard disk space
Disk Format: HFS+ hard disk format (also known as Mac OS Extended or HFS Plus)
Drive: DVD drive or connection to a local area network (if installing over a network)
Display: 1024 x 768 or higher resolution monitor
Other: Connectivity to Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server, Exchange 2003, or Exchange 2007 is required for certain advanced functionality in Entourage 2008, Connectivity to Microsoft Exchange 2007 SP1 RU4 or higher is required to use Entourage 2008, Web Services Edition, Entourage and certain features require Internet access (fees may apply)
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