Microsoft has completed
Microsoft Office 2007, and it will be released for download on December 1st for US and Canadian residents. As for users in other parts of the world, there will be 13 countries, including the UK, Ireland, Germany, Japan, Australia, and Mexico, that will be able to download a free 60-day trial later in December. Retails stores will not see Office 2007 until early 2007, missing the giant Christmas buying season. The price for the new Office will sit at $239 for a standard home use version, and $399 for an upgraded full retail version. An Ultimate version will also be available that will cost $679 and of course, will be loaded with features. Some interesting stats about the new Office 2007 version: it will feature 50,000 new help articles, 35 new demos, 24 online training courses, and 400 templates.