After Visual Studio 2010 released publicly 12th this month, Microsoft office team announces Office 2010 reaches RTM today. Office 2010 RTM is not available on TechNet yet, MSDN subscribers will have to wait till the officially Office 2010 launch at May 12.
I am happy to see that all bugs I hit in Outlook BETA are all fixed in RTM.
22th April – Office Professional Plus 2010 is available to download for MSDN and TechNet subscribers. This is the first release of Office that contains 64 bit edition. The RTM build number is 14.0.4673.1000
It’s recommended to install the 32 bit version Office 2010 due to compatibility issues however if you still want to try 64 bit version keep these in mind.
32 bit version works on both 32 bit and 64 bit windows operation systems. But 64 bit version Office 2010 must be installed on 64 bit windows operation systems.
- You can’t upgrade from 32 bit Office 2007 to 64 bit Office 2010 directly, you have to uninstall existing 32 bit Office products prior to install 64 bit Office 2010. (It’s okay to upgrade Office 2007 to 32 bit Office 2010 on either 32 bit or 64 bit operation systems)
- You can’t run 64bit and 32bit office products side by side. For example, you can’t have side by side installation of 32 bit OneNote 2010 and 64 bit Outlook 2010
- Some of 32bit Office Add-Ins might not work on 64 bit Office 2010.
The Office 2010 product guides provide an overview of what’s new in your favorite Microsoft Office programs and a deeper look at benefits across all Office 2010 programs, as well as Office Web Apps and Office Mobile 2010.