In late July, Apple launched the Mountain Lion update for Mac OS X. At the time, Microsoft's official Office 2011 for Mac blog claimed that Mac version of its productivity software suit was 'Mountain Lion ready'. However, a number of people who use Office for Mac 2011 on the recently launched MacBook Pro with the 2800x1800 resolution Retina display complained that using the software on the screen was a bad experience.
One person who commented on the official Office for Mac 2011 blog said, ' ... all word docs and Excel sheets look really bad at the moment.' At the time, a Microsoft rep would not comment on any plans to update the software to work better on the Retina Display MacBook Pro.
2015-7-9 Today, we are taking a big step forward for Mac users—Office 2016 for Mac is now available in 139 countries and 16 languages. Based on feedback from the great Mac Office community, we’ve made major updates to each of the apps, and we couldn’t be more pleased to deliver it first to our Office. 2012-8-6 Question: Q: office mac blurry on retina display. Unfortunately it simply isn't going to look as good as it did on the lower resolution displays, until Microsoft updates Office. I wouldn't hold my breath, though: I would be very surprised if this technological shift was simple. I have stopped using Office for Mac 2011. It is way too. 2020-2-5 A member of the Office for Mac team has now responded to the comments, though the response is not quite the answer Mac users wanted. 'Outlook for Mac 2011 already supports Retina Display and the.
Sep 19, 2012 Microsoft is announcing today that the company has optimized its Office for Mac 2011 software for Apple's Retina display. After hinting that a Retina display update wouldn't be coming soon. Mac owners want Microsoft to update Office for Mac so it supports Retina-equipped MacBook Pros because they say the suite is unusable as it is. With Retina display and Office for Mac 2011 is.
Today, Microsoft gave those MacBook Pro owners some good news. The Office for Mac 2011 blog has posted word that a new automatic update for the software now has added Retina display support for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. The blog states, 'Text everywhere is incredibly crisp and all key areas of the interface are now sharper than ever.'
Microsoft Office 2011 Mac Retina Display Update
Hopefully Microsoft will offer the promised Mac version of Office 365 Home Premium with out of the box Retina display support when it is officially released in early 2013.
Microsoft Office Mac 2011 Retina Display Pro
Source: Office for Mac 2011 blog Image via Microsoft