The Evolution of Microsoft Office Improvements [Infographic]


So far, 2015 has been a pinnacle year for Microsoft and Windows. Not only was Windows 10 released, but just last month the latest incarnation of Microsoft Office (aka Microsoft Office 2016) was released to the general public.

Microsoft Office combines the most essential and widely used software together in an all-in-one package. There’s Word, the spread sheet giant Excel, the ultimate presentation tool in PowerPoint and Outlook; the email application. To understand just how effective Office has been over the years, you need to travel through the history of the software and the improvements it’s gone through since its original launch.

The Evolution of Microsoft Office

The latest infographic from Best STL, the Microsoft online training course provider, looks at the very rich history of Microsoft Office since its humble beginning in 1990. Back then, Office 1.0 featured Word, Excel and PowerPoint in their most basic of functions. Over the past 25 years, the three original pieces of software have grown massively. Not only have they received multiple additions and updates, but they’ve also helped to launch new software such as Publisher and Outlook.

Take a look at the infographic below and go through the ultimate timeline of Microsoft Office improvements.

The Evolution of Microsoft Office

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