Microsoft Support Lifecycle

Product support lifecycle information by product family

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Microsoft provides support on the current service pack, and in some cases the immediately preceding service pack, for the products listed below. See the Lifecycle Support Policy FAQ for details on the Service Pack Support Policy. If you have any questions regarding support for a product, please contact your Microsoft representative. If you need technical support, visit the Contact Microsoft Web site.

The information on this page is subject to the Microsoft Policy Disclaimer and Change Notice. Return to this site periodically to review any such changes.

Products ReleasedLifecycle Start DateMainstream Support End DateExtended Support End DateService Pack Support End DateNotes
Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac3/12/20084/9/2013Review Note10/19/2009Buy Office for Mac 2011 now!
Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac Business Edition3/9/20084/9/2013Not Applicable
Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac Home and Student Edition3/12/20084/9/2013Not Applicable
Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac Service Pack 210/18/2009Not ApplicableNot Applicable
Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac Special Media Edition3/12/20084/9/2013Not Applicable