Next Microsoft Office Versions is MS Office 2012 – Released Date July-2-2012
Microsoft Office is a proprietary commercial office suite of inter-related desktop applications, servers and services for the Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X operating systems, introduced by Microsoft in 1989. Next version of Microsoft office is MS Office 2012 and Microsoft Office 2012 is expected to be released to manufacturing on July 2, 2012.
Microsoft Office 2012 Expected Released Date = July 2, 2012
In addition, mainstream support for the product is expected to end on June 30, 2017; and extended support is expected to end on July 5, 2022. Microsoft Office 2012 is reportedly in Build 15.0.2703.1000, and has reached Milestone 2. It sports a revamped application interface; the interface is based on Metro Design Language, which is the interface Windows Media Center for Windows Phone 7 uses.
Microsoft Outlook has received the most pronounced changes so far; for example, the Metro interface enables users to have access to a new visualization for scheduled tasks. Some other modest changes to the overall Office suite include PowerPoint having more templates and transition effects; and OneNote providing a new splash screen.
On May 16, 2011, new images of Office 15 were revealed which portrayed more changes to the overall functionality of the suite. Some notable changes in Excel include a tool for filtering data in a storm, the ability to convert Roman numerals to Arabic numerals, and the integration of advanced trigonometric functions. In Word, the capability of inserting video and audio online as well as the broadcasting of documents on the Web were implemented.
Note: MS Office 2012 will be released for Microsoft Windows Users only, Mac users will continue to use Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 which was released on October 26, 2010.