Beside rolling out Office 365, Microsoft has yesterday made available the first service pack for Office 2010 which includes all public updates released through June as well as a bunch of unreleased fixes that improve stability, performance, and security.
Some of the highlights of SP1 follow:
- Word 2010 SP1 includes a dialog box that warns users that the custom XML will be lost when files that use custom XML markups are saved in XML-based file formats.
- Outlook 2010 SP1 includes Office 365 support.
- Excel 2010 SP1 - Function names now maintain backward compatibility with earlier versions of Excel for the Czech, Dutch, Danish, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish languages.
- Access 2010 SP1 adds a new feature to integrate community content in the Application Parts gallery.
- OneNote 2010 SP1 - Added a new Open from web option that is located under the File Open menu. This enables you to open OneNote notebooks from Windows Live SkyDrive.
- PowerPoint 2010 SP1 - The default behavior for the Use Presenter View option is changed to display the slide show on the secondary monitor, and display the notes on the primary monitor.
The Office 2010 SP1 can be downloaded here in both 32bit and 64bit flavors.