What's New in Microsoft Office 2010

Microsoft Office 2010 provides exciting new ways for individuals and organizations to better address their needs, from personal productivity management through complex project management and organization wide collaboration. Its advanced collaborative and workflow tools, content management system and easy-to-use business intelligence tools enable Office 2010 users to go beyond the desktop like never before, increasing productivity and improving performance.

Office 2010 combines everything needed to create, edit and share documents from virtually anywhere—top-of-the-line tools to run a project or a business efficiently:

Word 2010 Enhanced features, collaborative tools and almost anywhere file access make it easy to create high-quality documents.
Excel® 2010 New analysis, visualization and access tools make it easier to manage and share data.
PowerPoint® 2010 Exciting and easy-to-use audio/visual capabilities make it simple to create powerful, polished presentations.
Access® 2010 Simplified tools and new Web databases make it easier to track, report and share information.
Outlook® 2010 Advanced e-mail organization, search, communication and social networking features enhance productivity.
SharePoint® Workspace 2010 An entirely new way to connect with team members to track projects, coordinate deadlines and collaboratively create and edit documents. (Formerly Microsoft Office Groove.)
OneNote® 2010 A digital notebook that provides a single place where you can gather all of your notes and information, with the added benefits of powerful search capabilities to find what you're looking for quickly.

New features enable users to:

Express ideas more visually
Office 2010 opens up a world of design options that help give life to ideas. The new and improved picture formatting tools—such as color saturation and artistic effects—let users transform document visuals into works of art.

Accomplish more when working together
Brainstorm ideas, provide better version control and meet deadlines faster when working in groups. The co-authoring experience lets users work on a file with several people at once—even from different locations.

Enjoy the experience from more locations and more devices
With Office 2010, users can get things done more easily, from more locations and more devices. Using Microsoft Office Mobile 2010 on a Smartphone or Microsoft Office Web Apps on virtually any computer with an Internet connection, they can work when and where they want to work.

Create powerful data insights and visuals
Track and highlight important trends with new data analysis and visualization features in Excel 2010. Filter and segment your data in multiple layers, and spend more time analyzing and less time formatting.

Deliver compelling presentations
Captivate an audience with personalized videos in presentations. Insert and customize videos directly in PowerPoint 2010— embedded by default, relieving you from managing and sending additional video files.

Manage large volumes of e-mail with ease
With Outlook 2010, users can compress long e-mail threads into a few conversations that can be categorized, filed, ignored or cleaned up. The new Quick Steps feature enables multi-command tasks in a single click, saving time and inbox space.

Get messages out instantly
Broadcast PowerPoint presentations to remote audiences, whether or not they have PowerPoint installed.3 The new feature allows users to share presentations through a Web browser, quickly and without additional set-up.

Get things done faster and easier
Microsoft Office Backstage™ view replaces the traditional File menu to provide a centralized space for all file management tasks. The enhanced Ribbon lets users access commands quickly and customize tabs to personalize the experience to your work style.

Access work across devices and platforms
Enjoy the freedom of using Office 2010 from more locations on more devices. When you use Office 2010, you're getting the familiar and intuitive Office experience across PCs, Macs, Smartphones and Web browsers on the go.