Microsoft Personal Collection 2002

Families using Microsoft Office XP, Office 2000 or Office 97 on their home computers now can surpass the traditional computing experience with the benefits offered by Microsoft Office Personal Portfolio 2002 and Microsoft Personal Collection 2002.

As the cornerstone of Personal Collection, Personal Portfolio offers families more than 600 helpful templates for Word, Excel, the PowerPoint® presentation graphics program and the Outlook® messaging and collaboration client by giving them creative suggestions, options and ideas to personalize any task. Portfolio and Collection will help consumers complete personal projects, as well as those for school or a club, quickly and affordably.

Programs included in Personal Collection 2002 offer new templates and organizational tools from Microsoft Office Personal Portfolio 2002; more thorough research functionality from Microsoft Encarta® Encyclopedia Standard 2002; a personal-finance tracking system from Microsoft Money Standard 2002; and the ability to creatively edit, use and share photos via Microsoft Picture It! Photo 2002.

  • New! Microsoft Office Personal Portfolio 2002 helps any Office project look amazing with more than 600 new high-quality templates for Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Office Personal Portfolio can help organize home life, career, community and schoolwork.
  • New! Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia Standard 2002 is a dependable reference tool and research aid that offers families more than 38,000 comprehensive articles, more than 26,000 editorially screened Web links and multimedia content that brings information to life. Live radio, weather and MSNBC* news reports deliver up-to-date information from around the world. Encarta Updates also keep information current by providing users with updated content when they log on to the Internet.
  • New! Microsoft Money 2002 Standard helps families manage their personal finances, including balancing a checkbook, budgeting, reducing debt, planning for the future, and managing investments and taxes.
  • New! Microsoft Picture It! Photo 2002 helps families make good photos great by fixing common photo problems such as red eye, scratches and discoloration. With 20,000 framing combinations and 1,600 photos and photo-project templates, families can easily liven up projects for work, school or a club and create fun photo projects such as photo calendars, cards and albums.
Personal Collection 2002 is currently available in stores for an estimated retail price of $54.95 (US).

News source: Microsoft Press Release - Microsoft Personal Collection 2002

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