Microsoft has confirmed that Office For Mac 2011 will be available by the end of October.
The company plans to offer versions of the Office package for home and business users. A $119 (£75) Home and Student bundle will package Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Messenger, while a $199 (£125) Home and Business package will add a Mac OS X version of Outlook.
Microsoft will also offer a special $99 (£62) version of the suite for university students and faculties.
The firm is offering a free upgrade programme for customers who do not want to wait until October. Versions of Office for Mac 2008 purchased after 1 August will be eligible for a free update when the 2011 version is released.
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