Released on 29th January, Microsoft Office 2013 comes with a clean, new look, but the features you know and use are still there along with some new ones that are huge time savers. The new Office also works with smartphones, tablets, and in the cloud, even on PCs that don't have Office installed. So now you can always get to your important files, no matter where you are or what you're using.
Here's what's new in the Office programmes
Access 2013 - In a word, apps. An Access web app is a new type of database that you build in Access, then use and share with others as a SharePoint app in a web browser. To build an app, you just select the type of data you want to track (contacts, tasks, projects, and so on). Access creates the database structure, complete with views that let you add and edit data. Navigation and basic commands are built-in, so you can start using your app right away.
Excel 2013 - The first thing you’ll see when you open Excel is a brand new look. It's cleaner, but it's also designed to help you get professional-looking results quickly. You'll find many new features that let you get away from walls of numbers and draw more persuasive pictures of your data, guiding you to better, more informed decisions.
OneNote 2013 is a digital notebook for capturing, storing, and sharing all kinds of information. The first thing you'll see when you open OneNote 2013 is a fresh, clean look that lets you focus on your thoughts and ideas instead of the interface. Full integration with the cloud means you can free your files from your computer's hard drive so your notes and information are saved and searchable wherever you go - on nearly any mobile device, tablet, or browser.
Outlook 2013 - When you open Outlook you'll see a brand new look. It's cleaner, but it's also designed to help you focus on what's important with a clear view of email, calendars, and contacts.
PowerPoint 2013 has a brand-new look: It's cleaner and primed for use on tablets and phones, so you can swipe and tap your way through presentations. Presenter View automatically adapts to your projection set-up, and you can even use it on a single monitor. Themes now come with variations, which make it simpler to hone in on the look you want, and when you're working with others, you can add comments to ask questions and get feedback.
Project 2013 - The first thing you'll see when you open Project 2013 is a sharp new look. But don't stop there. Look closer, and you'll see that Project 2013 can help you:
- Show off project data with a whole new set of customisable reports
- Talk to your team without leaving Project by using built-in Lync features
- Trace task paths to untangle a messy Gantt Chart
Publisher 2013 offers new ways to work with your pictures, so you can move them around, swap them, and add visual pop to your publications with new picture and text effects.
Visio 2013 has updated the diagram templates so they're better looking and easier to use. New styles, themes and other handy tools will help you cut the time you spend drawing. You'll also find more ways to work together on Visio diagrams, along with new commenting features, that enable real-time co-authoring on diagrams.
Word 2013 lets you do more with your docs: Pop in an online video, open a PDF and edit the content, align pictures and diagrams with minimal fuss. The new Read Mode is clean and distraction-free and it works great on tablets. Teaming-up is better too, with direct connections to your online spaces and streamlined review features like Simple Markup and comments.
For more information on Microsoft Office 2013 contact your Phoenix Account Manager on 0845 265 1265 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org