All versions of Office 2008 for Mac support the new Open XML file format and are Universal applications that will perform natively on Power PC- and Intel-based Macs. Each version will be available in Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Swedish, and, for the first time, in the Nordic languages (Danish, Finnish and Norwegian).
Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac will be available in the United States beginning Jan. 15, 2008, with global general availability in the first quarter of 2008. There also are specially priced upgrade versions for legally licensed users of previous versions.
- Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac, $399.95 (U.S.) for the full retail version; $239.95 (U.S.) for the upgrade version
- Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac Home and Student Edition, $149.95 (U.S.) for the full retail version
- Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac Special Media Edition, $499.95 (U.S.) for the full retail version; $299.95 (U.S.) for the upgrade version