Office for Mac is the essential software suite that enables you to quickly and easily create great-looking documents, spreadsheets and presentations.

New features in the Mac release include an updated user interface that uses ribbons, support for Retina Display, and new sharing features for Office documents.

In Word, there is a new Design tab, an Insights feature, which is powered by Bing, and real-time co-authoring. In Excel, there is a Recommended Charts feature, and PivotTable Slicers. In PowerPoint, there are theme variants, which provide different color schemes for a theme. In Outlook, there is a Propose New Time feature, the ability to see calendars side by side, and a weather forecast in the calendar view

Mac version : 2019

Support Level : None

How do I get it?

Staff :

Available for download via Pegasus.

Student :

Students can download Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus, see https://www.strath.ac.uk/professionalservices/is/help/indepth/office365onedrive/proplus/

Computer Labs :

Microsoft Office is also available on the virtual desktop - http://aka.ms/wvdarmweb

Licence Agreement / Costs

Type : Site License

End Date : Renewed annually

Licence Details :

Full licence terms are available below:

Usage :

By staff on or off campus and with a personal or University owned computer system.

Personal Licence : Not applicable


Office 2019 - How to install on MacOS

When downloading this software, an automated email will be sent to your university email account. Please read this email as it contains informationand instructions.

If you have any problems downloading or installing this software, please contact help@strath.ac.uk


The Development & Training Resource Centre has a wealth of online training resources including video tutorials, tutor-led material, self-study material and links to external best practice sites. Follow the link(s) below for more information:

Who is it for?

Staff :

Free to download to University owned or personal PC/Laptop

Student :

Microsoft Office 2019 is not available to students

System Requirements

Minimum Operating System

Mac OS X 10.10 or later

Note   Outlook 2016 for Mac update requires Mac OS X 10.10. If you are running Mac OS X 10.9 or lower, you won't be prompted to get the latest version of Outlook. Please get the free Mac OS X 10.10 and then install the Outlook update.

Exchange server version

Connectivity to Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2 or later

Additional requirements

Note   The following list applies only to Office 365 customers:

A valid Office 365 subscription