Office 2016 for Mac Preview – May 12, 2015 Update


The Office 2016 for Mac Preview - May 12, 2015 Update provides bug fixes and feature improvements for the Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac suite.

Issues that the update fixes

This update provides the following fixes and improvements.

  • Outlook 2016 for Mac

    • Known bug fixes
  • Word 2016 for Mac

    • Scrolling performance improvements
    • Added support for Pinch to zoom
    • Custom dictionary and user template upgrades from Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac
    • Ribbon updates: Add-ins tab for legacy custom toolbars
    • Known bug fixes
  • Excel 2016 for Mac

    • New "MSQuery" feature
    • Known bug fixes
  • PowerPoint 2016 for Mac

    • Known bug fixes
  • OneNote 2016 for Mac

    • New recording of audio notes
    • New math equations view
    • New deleted notes recovery
    • Known bug fixes
  • All applications

    • New Themes for Microsoft Word for Mac, Microsoft Excel for Mac, and Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac

How to obtain the update

Microsoft Download Center

This update is available for download and installation from the Microsoft Download Center:

Download Microsoft Outlook Update 15.10.pkg

Download Microsoft_PowerPoint Preview_15.10 pkg

Download Microsoft_Word Preview_15.10 pkg

Download Microsoft_Excel Preview_15.10 pkg

Download Microsoft_OneNote Preview_15.10 pkg


To install this update, you must be running Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10 or a later version.

Microsoft AutoUpdate for Mac

This update is also available from Microsoft AutoUpdate. AutoUpdate is provided together with Office. It automatically keeps Microsoft software up-to-date. To use AutoUpdate, start a Microsoft Office program, and then click Check for Updates on the Help menu.