Office for Mac 2011 Pricing Announced, Slated for October Launch, Microsoft

Microsoft's Mac business unit released the pricing of "Office for Mac 2011" productivity suite, whic'll come in three different editions, and will include a couple of multi-pack options:Office for Mac Home &Student Edition will come with Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Messenger 8 for $119 for a single install, or a Family Pack (3 installs) for […]

Microsoft's Mac business unit released the pricing of "Office for Mac 2011" productivity suite, whic'll come in three different editions, and will include a couple of multi-pack options:

  • Office for Mac Home &Student Edition will come with Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Messenger 8 for $119 for a single install, or a Family Pack (3 installs) for $149. This particular edition doesn't include Outlook for Mac, but it can be added through an online upgrade program.
  • Home &Business Edition will include Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and Messenger 8 for $199.00 for one install, or a two-install multi-pack for $279.
  • Office for Mac Academic Edition includes Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and Messenger 8, costs $99 for one install. Academic retail prices are available to teachers, faculty, staff, and students of U.S. educational institutions.

The software is scheduled for a late October release, but customers can buy Office 2008 between August first and November 30 and upgrade to Office 2011 for free when it launches.