Microsoft announced the next update for Office at its Microsoft Ignite event in Orlando. Office Interestingly, 2019 is scheduled for release in the second half of next year, which is 2018.
This update will bring new versions of Office apps like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Office 2019 will also include server versions of SharePoint, Exchange, and Skype for Business. At least we don’t have to wait for 2019.
Microsoft hasn’t revealed much information about Office 2019 aside from that. We know that Office 2019 is going to bring new user and IT capabilities for customers who’re not ready for the cloud. There will also be new and improved inking features like ink replay, pressure sensitivity, and tilt effects which will let users work in a more natural way.
In Excel, new formulas and charts will make data analysis more powerful. PowerPoint will get features like Morph and Zoom to add more visual flair to presentations as well. Office 2019 should be a valuable upgrade for those who want to keep all or some of their apps on their local machines instead of the cloud. We will learn more as we get closer to release. We will let you know when we hear more about this upgrade.
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