Microsoft Office is a series of suites of productivity programs by Microsoft.
They have generally included:
They have sometimes also included:
Beginning with the 1997 edition, Microsoft Agent
(in 2000 and up) and a similar actor technology (in 97) have been used to provide the Office Assistant
, sometimes dubbed "Clippy" or "Clippit", an interactive help tool.
Major Microsoft Windows versions include:
There have been variants of the later versions such as Small Business Edition, Professional Edition and Developer Edition with slightly different collections of applications.
- Office 4.3 (The last 16-bit version; Word 6.0, etc.)
- Office 95 (Word 95, etc.)
- Office 97 (Word 97, etc.)
- Office 2000 (Word 2000, etc.)
- Office XP (Word 2002, etc.)
- Office 2003 (Word 2003, etc.) - released October 21, 2003
Apple Macintosh versions include:
- Office 98 (Word 98, etc)
- Office 2001 (Word 2001, etc)
- Office v.X (Word X, etc)