Microsoft 365 apps now run natively on M1 chip-powered Macs


By: Tech Desk | New Delhi |

December 16, 2020 4:40:45 pm

Microsoft Office apps will probably be obtainable for Macs working on each platforms (Image: Microsoft)

Microsoft has begun rolling out a brand new model of Microsoft 365 for Mac apps that can be capable to run natively on the newly-released M1-powered Macs. The apps that can get new updates embrace Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and OneNote. As per the software program large, these providers will run quicker and higher on New Macs.

Microsoft Teams is just not included within the present replace and sadly, there isn’t any phrase on whether or not will probably be included in additional updates or not. The replace could not appear as thrilling to customers who rely on Microsoft Teams for his or her workplace work.

In order to get new updates, Microsoft Office customers can both allow automated updates or do it by way of Mac App Store or Microsoft’s AutoUpdate software program. Along with the updates, Microsoft Outlook customers can even get help for iCloud accounts which can allow syncing contacts, e mail, calendar in the event that they have been saved earlier. This characteristic will probably be obtainable within the coming few weeks. On the opposite hand, future updates will probably be obtainable on MacBooks working on each platforms.

In November 2020, Microsoft used the Rosetta 2 translation layer to make Microsoft 365 and Office 209 apps obtainable on the brand new Macbooks with Apple’s in-house chip. Officials additionally revealed that the brand new variations have a brand new feel and look to them as they’ve the Microsoft Fluent UI design system.

Currently, the M1-powered new MacE-book Air begins on the identical value, Rs 92,900 for the 256GB mannequin going as much as Rs 1,17,900 for the 512GB variant whereas the bottom mannequin of Mac Mini with 256GB storage prices simply Rs 64,990 going as much as Rs 84,900 for the 512GB variant.

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