Microsoft Office Reaches RTM

The new Microsoft Office has reached a new milestone. It is now Release to Manufacturing (RTM). This means that coding and testing of the software is now complete and Microsoft is getting ready to release the new Officer via multiple distribution channels to both consumer and business customers.

But no, the new Office won’t be in time for the Windows 8 launch on 26 October 2012. it is expected to be ready in the first quarter of 2013. However, we can expect to see a preview version of the new Office running on Windows RT devices with the launch of Windows 8.
If you are planning to buy Microsoft Office, hold on to your wallet first. Starting from 19 October 2012, customer who purchased a new copy of Office 2010 from local retailers or resellers will receive the new Office for free upon availability.

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