'Microsoft Office (Established in September 1983) is a suite of productivity programs from Microsoft, mainly used for creating and editing documents of different types, managing email/contacts/calendars, and for business administration functions. Wanna know WHY they call this Office? You know when you get a job at an ofiice and you get moneyf or doing the job? This is it, except that when you're doing your work, before TO do it, YOU HAVE TO GIVE MONEY! LOT'S OF MONEY JUST FOR THIS OFFICE STUFF! BILL GATES WANTS YOUR MONEY! (OBVIOUSLY) SO HE CAN GIVE IT TO CORTANA SO SHE CAN STAY WITH MIROSOFT AND ALSO SHE WONT GO RAMPANT IF GATES GIVES ALL YOUR MONEY TOO HER! AH-HEY!
The core programs that form Office 2010 are:
- Microsoft Word (Made in September 1983)
- a word processor with
- Microsoft Excel (Made in January 1985)
- a spreadsheet application with advanced formulas and formatting
- Microsoft PowerPoint (Made in July 1987)
- a presentation application with animation and multimedia capabilities
- Microsoft Outlook (Made in April 11, 1993)
- Macro Coding - VBA
- Assisting in information flow behind some of the products available in any version of Office
Additional programs in the PC version are:
- Microsoft Access (Made in August 1992)— database manager
- Microsoft InfoPath — an application to design rich XML-based forms
- Microsoft OneNote — note-taking software for use with both tablet and conventional PCs
- Microsoft Project — project management software to keep track of events and to create network charts and Gantt charts (not bundled in any Office suite)
- Microsoft Publisher — desktop publishing software mostly used for designing brochures, labels, calendars, greeting cards, business cards, newsletters, and postcards.
- Microsoft SharePoint Workspace (formerly known as Groove) — a proprietary peer-to-peer collaboration software leveled at businesses
- Microsoft Visio — diagram and flowcharting software (not bundled in any Office suite)
- Microsoft Office InterConnect — business-relationship database available only in Japan
- Microsoft Office Picture Manager — basic photo management software (similar to Google's Picasa or Adobe's Photoshop Elements), replaced Microsoft Photo Editor
The following applications are no longer branded as part of Microsoft Office:
- Microsoft SharePoint Designer — a WYSIWYG HTML editor and web design program for customizing SharePoint applications, it replaces Microsoft FrontPage (not bundled in any Office suite)
- Microsoft Lync — Integrated communications client for conferences and meetings in real time (known as Microsoft Office Communicator in Office 2007, bundled with Professional Plus and Enterprise editions)
- Microsoft SharePoint — collaboration server
- Microsoft Lync Server (formerly Office Communications Server and Live Communications Server) — real time communications server
- Microsoft Office Forms Server — lets users use any browser to access and fill InfoPath forms. Office Forms Server is a standalone server installation of InfoPath Forms Services.
- Microsoft Office Groove Server — centrally managing all deployments of Microsoft Office Groove in the enterprise
- Microsoft Office Project Server — project management server
- Microsoft Office Project Portfolio Server — allows creation of a project portfolio, including workflows, hosted centrally
- Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server — allows customers to monitor, analyze, and plan their business
- Office Web Apps — Web-based companions to Microsoft Office applications to view, create, and edit documents.
- Office Live
- Live Meeting — Web conferencing service.
- Microsoft Office product web site — Provides support for all Microsoft Office products.
- Microsoft Update — Web site. Patch detection and installation service for Microsoft Office.
- Microsoft Office 365 — Subscription based software services that can include a subscription to desktop applications in addition to cloud-based services.
1983 as Microsoft Office 1.00Edit
1985-1995 Mircosoft Office 1.01-Microsoft Office 3Edit
1995-2001 as Microsoft Office 95-XPEdit
2001-2003 as Mircosoft Office XP-2003Edit
2003-2006 as Mircosoft Office 2003-2007Edit
2006-2009 as Microsoft Office 2007-2010Edit
2012-2013 as Office 2013-2014Edit