Service Pack2 of Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac is available for download. Besides the usual enhancement and fixes – this service pack adds new tool ‘Document Connections’ to your Microsoft Office 2008 suite for Mac. Highlights of this service pack release include following highly requested features in Microsoft PowerPoint 2008 for Mac:
– Custom Path Animation adds the ability to author motion-path animations. Users previously could only play back motion paths.
– Default Theme lets users define their default theme, including fonts, color scheme and slide layouts.
– Increased speed in Microsoft Word 2008 for Mac (launch and scroll times) as well as Microsoft Excel 2008 for Mac with features such as calculation performance.
Besides above, SP update adds new tool ‘Document Connection for Mac’ to your Office 2008 for Mac. Document Connection allows Office 2008 users to save and open documents to Microsoft Office Live Workspace from Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. It also allows easier interface with SharePoint environment by simplifying how users can browse, access and manage files online and offline. Download MSOffice 2008 for Mac SP2 [download links at bottom right].