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Office 2019’s Likeliest New Features

No one knows what the future holds, right? If you know where to look, you can make an educated guess. That’s what Computer World did to try to discern what new features Microsoft might add to Office 2019 (that’s the non-365, stand-alone version of the software suite). It should be coming out sometime in the second half of this year.

Here’s what we can expect, according to Computer World:

In a blog post about the release, Jared Spataro, general manager for Office, was sparing in his description, saying the release will include new inking features, new formulas and charts for Excel, and visual animation features for PowerPoint.

But we do know this: Office 2019 will be based on Office 365 and will include features from Office 365 that have been introduced since the rollout of Office 2016 in September 2015. Microsoft isn’t developing a separate code base for Office 2019, so it isn’t expected to have any features that Office 365 doesn’t have.

Read the full article for details.