‘Technical preview’ of Office 2010 launched

by admin July 19, 2009 at 6:00 pm

Release is still on track for the early part of next year.

SEATTLE — Microsoft Corp. is giving a select group of technology-savvy testers an early peek at Office 2010, but it’s keeping free new Web-based versions of programs such as Word and Excel under wraps a little while longer.

Monday’s launch of this “technical preview” indicates Office 2010 is still on track for release in the early part of next year.

Microsoft is updating the highly profitable desktop software package to add more ways for people to work simultaneously on documents, organize their e-mail and edit videos and photos, among other changes. And for the first time, Microsoft is adding free companion versions that run in a Web browser.

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