Just bought Office 2011

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by Razeus, Nov 25, 2012.

  1. Razeus macrumors 603

    Jul 11, 2008
    Couldn't stand 2008 version when it was out, switched to iWork '09 and been using ever since. Can't stand Numbers .xls conversions so I just bought Office 2011 Mac for their Black Friday special $99. I love it. Mainly because I'll get the next version of Office for free. But here's the rub - I heard Mac won't get the next version of Office (Office 2013), so I would that work? I'm assuming they'll honor their word for whatever the next Office version is? Should I take and keep a screen shot of their offer?
  2. Qaanol macrumors 6502a

    Jun 21, 2010
  3. MisterKeeks macrumors 68000


    Nov 15, 2012
    Macs typically get office 1 year after Windows. This with Office:Windows in 2003 vs Office:Mac in 2004, Office:Windows in 2007 and Office:mac in 2008. I would think that you would be getting a free version of the next Mac compatible version, presumably 2014. That said, it couldn't hurt to take a screenshot.
  4. exegete77 macrumors 6502a

    Feb 12, 2008
    I have been MS free for six years, but when the $99 special offer came, I couldn’t resist. Since I teach seminary classes and get 75% of the papers in .doc or .docx format, it made sense. And I saved $50!
  5. Razeus thread starter macrumors 603

    Jul 11, 2008
    I'm saving the email that has the offer. But here's the small print:

    Not sure what to make of this.

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