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Office 2011 for Mac Standard w/SP4

With significantly better security, stability, and compatibility, Office 2011 offers a number of new and enhanced features. Use Word to create dynamic papers, Excel to format your data quickly, PowerPoint to help engage your audience and take your ideas further, and Outlook to stay close to your contacts and calendars. And since Office for Mac is compatible with Office for Windows, you can work on documents with virtually anyone on a Mac or PC. It's the easiest way to create, share, and access your documents from almost anywhere.

Faculty and staff members can scroll to the bottom of this page to download Office 2011. Students can purchase Office 2011 at the Cougar Byte for $14.

New and Enhanced Features
  • Office for Mac Ribbon makes its first appearance making it easier to format & edit documents
  • New online template gallery
  • Advanced co-authoring and collaboration options in Word and PowerPoint
  • Paste preview - see what you're going to paste before you actually paste it
  • Across the board basic photo editing
Outlook for Mac 2011
  • Outlook 2011 replaces Entourage 2008/2004 as default Exchange client
  • Advanced Outlook email management and calendaring options
  • Clean up your inbox by collapsing long email threads into a single Conversations.
  • View your calendar within your email and see your schedule displayed within a meeting invitation.
  • Easily import your Outlook .pst files when you set up your new Mac.
  • Consolidate email from multiple accounts into a single folder.
  • Manage your schedule and contacts without opening Outlook.
  • Review your attachments with Quick Look, archive your files with Time Machine, and use Spotlight to search your email.
Word for Mac 2011
  • Updated text effects and table formatting in Word
  • Create visually rich newsletters, brochures, and documents in Publishing Layout view.
  • Instantly see styles applied in your document with Visual Styles.
  • Work in Full Screen view to maximize space for reading and writing documents.
  • Rearrange layers of text, photos, and graphics quickly with Dynamic Reordering.
  • Share and coauthor Word documents with virtually anyone, whether they're using Office on a Mac or PC.
Excel for Mac 2011
  • Single-cell graph drawing in Excel, called Sparklines
  • Clarify your data using Conditional Formatting with icons, data bars, and color scales.
  • Spot trends with new Sparklines, small charts that fit in a single cell.
  • Spend more time analyzing data and less time sifting through it with PivotTables.
  • Organize, filter, and format related data with Excel tables.
  • Increase efficiency and save time by automating repetitive tasks using Visual Basic.
  • Share and coauthor Excel spreadsheets with virtually anyone, whether they're using Office on a Mac or PC.
PowerPoint for Mac 2011
  • New SmartArt templates, and author permissions in PowerPoint
  • Broadcast slideshow in Powerpoint 2011
  • Remove backgrounds or add color filters to your photos right within PowerPoint.
  • Move beyond the conference room and broadcast your presentations online.
  • Rearrange layers of text, photos, and graphics quickly with Dynamic Reordering.
  • Rehearse, check your timing, and take notes in Presenter View.
  • Share and coauthor PowerPoint presentations with virtually anyone, whether they're using Office on a Mac or PC.


This product is part of our Microsoft site license.
The Clear Lake and Downtown campus each have their own agreement with Microsoft. This software can't be sold to someone from another campus.
Work at Home
Under the terms of the university's agreement with Microsoft, the university has extended the right to all eligible faculty and staff members of the main campus to use the above listed software for work at home. Faculty and staff members must abide by the license agreement. If the university does not renew this agreement or exercise the buyout option, the software license under this agreement must be deleted and removed from all computers at the time this agreement expires or is terminated.

page last updated: May 24, 2018
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