“If you are a Mac user that relies on Office 2016 apps to get your day-to-day work done then you might want to hold off on upgrading to OS X El Capitan,” Adrian Kingsley-Hughes reports for ZDNet.
“According to an extensive thread on Microsoft’s Office for Mac support forum – combined with firsthand experience of the issue – the problems seem many and varied. Outlook appears to be the main culprit, but Excel and Word are also reported to be problematic for some,” Kingsley-Hughes reports. “For some the apps crash while in use, while for others it is coming out from sleep that causes issues.”
Kingsley-Hughes reports, “Others are finding that as soon as one app from the Office 2016 suite crashes or locks up, the others then follow suit.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Microsoft. As ill-prepared and incompetent as ever.
Meanwhile, Mail, Pages, Numbers, and Keynote are working just fine for us. 100% Microsoft-free is the only way to fly!
Microsoft’s Office 2016 for Mac is wildly unstable on OS X El Capitan – September 30, 2015