Microsoft has introduced Office 2019, the following main model of its basic productiveness suite.

With out making a gift of an excessive amount of by way of options, Microsoft stated the discharge is scheduled for the second half of 2018.

Naturally it’ll embrace apps like Phrase, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook in addition to the Alternate, SharePoint and Skype for Enterprise servers.

Saying the suite at Microsoft Ignite in Orlando, the agency stated it will be will add new consumer and IT capabilities for purchasers who ‘aren’t but prepared for the cloud,’

Associated: Office 2016 review

In a blog post on Tuesday, Office GM Jared Spataro wrote: “For instance, new and improved inking options—like strain sensitivity, tilt results, and ink replay—will assist you to work extra naturally.

“New formulas and charts will make data analysis for Excel more powerful. Visual animation features—like Morph and Zoom—will add polish to PowerPoint presentations. Server enhancements will include updates to IT manageability, usability, voice, and security.”

New options coming quickly

New client targeted options will seemingly be introduced on the annual Microsoft Construct convention, which will happen subsequent spring (in all probability in Might). The agency says previews for the new suite will start reaching clients in mid-2018.

The final main model of Microsoft Office was Office 2016, which was launched in 2015 alongside Home windows 10.

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