“Microsoft’s 2016 Build Developers Conference just wrapped up, and although the conference focused heavily on Windows 10, Office for Mac got some love as well,” Nick Mediati reports for Macworld.
“According to Microsoft’s Office Dev Center, the company is bringing its add-ins feature to the Mac version of its Office suite,” Mediati reports. “Add-ins, which allow third-party developers to add functionality and features to Office, are already a key feature of Office on Windows and iOS, as well as the Office Web apps, so their arrival on the Mac will bring that suite more in line with the rest of the Office universe.”
Mediati reports, “Examples of add-ins currently available include one that lets you look up information on Wikipedia, another that translates text from within Word, and another that lets you save items to Evernote while you’re using Outlook.”
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MacDailyNews Take: How about 100% feature parity across platforms, beleaguered Microsoft.
Many users think they need Office on their Macs. Most don’t. After being called vain, stupid, and wasteful by Microsoft, no one should.
We dumped Microsoft Office years ago for iWork which just keeps getting better and better (instead of dropping features like Office) and we couldn’t be happier. We advise MacDailyNews readers do the same.