Microsoft Word 2007
If you're ready to let go of old habits from previous versions of Word and want to make sleeker-looking documents, Microsoft Word 2007 is worth the upgrade. However, less-expensive alternatives handle its core features without the clutter.
Microsoft Excel 2007 RTM Reviews
Excel 2007's radical overhaul is attractive if you depend upon spreadsheets that can display data patterns visually with charts and conditional formatting. Plus, the new interface places formulas and other number-crunching tools within easy reach.
Microsoft Excel 2007 RTM
Microsoft Excel 2007 RTMPeople use the multipurpose Microsoft Excel for everything from logging scientific spreadsheets rife with calculations and charts, to tracking quarterly sales of widgets, to cataloging the books in grandpa's library. As with the...
Microsoft Excel 2008
Number cruncher has something for everyone.
Microsoft Word 2007
Pros: Microsoft Word 2007 adds built-in blogging and live previews of font and image styles ; better displays complex features such as those for references and mass mailing ; introduces new, smaller file formats ; improves document security ; integrates with...
Cons: Word 2007 moves all of its commands ; contextual tabs and style galleries can be distracting ; new Word file formats require converters in order to be opened in Word 2000 through 2003 ; no free way to save work to the Web
Review: Microsoft Excel 2008
Pros: Improved handling of graphics and images ; Runs natively on Intel- and PowerPC-based Macs ; Elements Gallery can save development time ; Formula Builder eases formula creation
Cons: No support for OS X Services ; Buggy Automator/AppleScript support for OS X 10.5 ; No must-have new features ; Lingering bugs from previous version ; No Visual Basic for Applications support ; Wasted vertical space in spreadsheets
Pros: There are some nice new features, as always.
Cons: Microsoft takes power and control from the user, with this version and returns little.
Pros: fast and easy