Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2008 trial version

Microsoft's MacBU on Tuesday posted a trial version of its Office suite of applications for Mac users.

Office for Mac 2008 includes Entourage, Excel, Messenger, PowerPoint and Word, allowing users to everything from email to writing a document. The functionality of the trial edition is the same as the Standard Edition if you purchased that.

You can convert your trial version to a full Home & Student or Standard Edition via download or from a retailer. The trial period lasts for 30 days.

You can download Microsoft Office 2008 trial at the company's Web site.

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