Office will be available in three versions: Office 2008 for Mac ($ 399.95; upgrade price of $ 239.95); Office 2008 for mac Home and Student Edition ($ 149.95) and Office 2008 for Mac Special Media Edition ($ 449.95, with an upgrade price of $ 299.95).
Office 2008 for Mac maintains the core suite of applications including Word 2008, Excel 2008, PowerPoint 2008 and Entourage 2008. A new bundle called Office 2008 for Mac Special Media Edition incorporates the Office 2008 applications and adds the management system digital media Microsoft Expression Media. This edition also includes support for Exchange and Automator tools.
All versions of Office 2008 include support for the new Open XML file format, and are Universal applications that work natively on Mac computers based on Power PC or Intel architecture.