Office 2011 for Mac is the best option for Mac users who share documents at home, work, or at school. It comes packed with powerful features for creating artful documents, dynamic spreadsheets, and effective presentations. Plus its compatible. You can be confident that your documents will open correctly on Mac or PC.Compatibility is EssentialNo one likes being caught off guard, especially when the pressures on. Thats why its vital that shared documents, presentations, and spreadsheets open as they were designedregardless of the computer or operating system. With Office 2011 for Mac, you can feel confident in your compatibility.The Advantages- Microsoft Office for Mac and Windows share the same file format and graphics engine;- Both feature SmartArt, compatible graphics templates for compelling charts and diagrams;- Office 2011 for Mac is forward, backward, and cross-platform compatible;- No importing or exporting file formats, just easy compatibility;65% of Mac users would pay more for a suite that comes with more features and functionality.Power to the PeopleMost Mac users prefer more power to less powereven if it means paying more to have the tools they need, when they need them. Office 2011 for Mac is the most powerful productivity suite available for the Mac. It delivers everything for both basic and power users in one comprehensive package.The Advantages- Microsoft Excel 2011 is the most powerful spreadsheet for a Mac, period. No other spreadsheet for the Mac delivers the power of Microsoft Office;- Create high quality documents and presentations with Microsoft Word 2011;- Professionally produced templates and clip art for newsletters, presentations, and more.Go With What You KnowWith 500 million users worldwide, Microsoft Office is the de facto productivity suitefor both PCs and Macs. In fact, more than three-fourths of all Macs already run a version of Office for Mac. Since you probably already know Office, why waste time and money learning new software?The Advantages- Limitless creativity within familiar applicationsWord, Excel, PowerPoint;- By using Office 2008 for Mac, younger users develop professional skills;- Ideal for home and office use, especially if you use at Mac at home and a PC at work.Stay in sync while you stay in touch.Microsoft Outlook for Mac is the all-in-one application for e-mail, calendars, contacts, and tasks. Collapse multiple e-mail threads into one quick view. See all your inboxes in a single view. And manage your workload from virtually anywhere.Work online, from virtually anywhere.Windows Live SkyDrive lets you store and edit your documents and presentations online, for free. Then, use Office Web Apps to access your documents from almost any computer. Just use your Web browser 1 to sign in to skydrive.com, and go to work. Now you can be productive wherever life takes you.Collaborate with virtually anyone.Coauthor documents in real time or add audio and video to chatsOffice for Mac 2011 gives you better ways to work together. And its compatible with Office for Windows, so you can share with almost anyone.Perform common tasksfast.The Office for Mac ribbon and toolbar put commonly used commands at your fingertips. Discover advanced options that automatically change to match the application and function youre in. Office for Mac even has the same menu interface of most Mac applications, so you can find what you need easily.Look more professional with every document.With the new Template Gallery in Office for Mac, its easy to produce great-looking, consistent documents. Templates appear in a large format that allows you to see layouts, graphics, and fonts at a glance. You can even edit right in the Gallery to quickly create families of customized documents.Easily edit and correct photos in just a few clicks.Office for Mac 2011 gives you a full suite of media editing options, including in-document photo finishing, color-corrections, background removal, and more.Get, and work in, the big picture.Maximize the on-screen space for reading and writing documents. Focus easily on the task at hand by blocking out all other windows and menus on your screen.Share with anyone, anywhere.PowerPoint for Mac 2011 gives you the ability to present to multiple people remotely, improving communication and reducing travel costs. Broadcast your presentation to anyone on the Web from anywhere, with minimal startup time and no special software required.Spot trends in your data.In Excel for Mac 2011, Sparklines give you the ability to create small charts in a single cell. That way, you see the data in the smallest detailswhile never losing sight of the big picture.Get automated.Increase efficiency and save time by automating repetitive tasks in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. New features include IntelliSense, which uses auto-completion for the symbol names the programmer is typing. Get your documents coded and out the door faster.Manage layers easily.Reorder layers of text, photos, and graphics quickly. Create richer documents than ever, and rearrange them without cumbersome copying and pasting. Easily manipulate the layering of all shapes on any page.From home projects to homework, Office helps your family make the most of every opportunity, every day. Enjoy the flexibility to do what you want, when you want: more ways to access your work from anywhere and share your ideas with others, plus the most reliable Office for Windows compatibility. Designed and licensed for everyday home use, families and K-12 students. Not for commercial use.