Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac Home and Student Edition helps nonprofessional users achieve more. This edition includes three user licenses for non-commercial use on up to three personal computers.
THE GOOD: Microsoft Office for Mac 2008 offers good looks that encompass deeper features than other Mac productivity software; business users get full Word mail merge, robust Excel spreadsheets, and better tools in Entourage; amateur desktop publishing features more polished documents; runs on Intel-based Macs. THE BAD: Microsoft Office for Mac 2008 is pricey; saves work in new file formats by default; Excel drops Visual Basic support; features dont match the depth of those in Office 2007 for Windows. THE BOTTOM LINE: Office for Mac 2008 may be the best pick for business users, but most people can get by with less costly alternatives. Read more