Microsoft announced that office 2011 will be officially release on october 26.The suite will be the first Mac OS X version that offers Outlook rather than Entourage, and will come in a few different flavors.
Additional features seem to be mainly aesthetic, but Microsoft has said that speed is a priority across the suite.Checkout the video below from The Office for Mac Blog:
As with all things Microsoft, not just one package will suffice. Versions include: Office for Mac Home and Student 2011, Office for Mac Home and Business 2011 and Office for Mac Academic 2011. Home and Student 2011, which includes Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Messenger, will retail for $119 for a single install or $149 for a three-install Family Pack. Meanwhile, Office for Mac Home and Business 2011 will retail for $199 for one install and $279 for two installs.
It will be available in English, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Spanish, Polish, Swedish and Russian.