Microsoft Office 98 Macintosh Edition

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Microsoft Office 98 Macintosh Edition
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The box for Microsoft Office 98 Macintosh Edition
Developer(s)Microsoft
Initial release1998 (1998)
Operating systemMac OS
TypeOffice suite
LicenseCommercial Proprietary software
 
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Microsoft Office 98 Macintosh Edition
Microsoft Office 98 Macintosh Edition.PNG
The box for Microsoft Office 98 Macintosh Edition
Developer(s)Microsoft
Initial release1998 (1998)
Operating systemMac OS
TypeOffice suite
LicenseCommercial Proprietary software

Microsoft Office 98 Macintosh Edition is a Mac OS version of Microsoft Office unveiled at Macworld Expo/San Francisco on January 6, 1998. It introduced the Internet Explorer 4.0 browser and Outlook Express, an Internet e-mail client and usenet newsgroup reader. Office 98 was re-engineered by Microsoft's Macintosh Business Unit to satisfy customers' desire for more Mac-like software.

It included drag–and-drop installation, self-repairing applications and Quick Thesaurus before such features were available in a version of Office for Windows. It also was the first version to support QuickTime movie. The applications in Microsoft Office 98 were:

Another rare edition of Microsoft Office 98 Macintosh Edition was published titled: "Microsoft Office 98 Macintosh Gold Edition." This version included everything the normal version included plus Microsoft FrontPage Version 1.0 for Macintosh, Microsoft Bookshelf 98 reference software, and Microsoft Encarta 98 Macintosh Deluxe Edition.

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