Microsoft Office 2007 SP2 released

Microsoft has released its second Service Pack for Office 2007 today.

Service Pack 2 includes some significant changes, including built-in ability to save as ODF & PDF formats, improvements to Outlook's performance and calendar reliability and significant bug fixes for charts in core Office applications. It is also a rollup of all fixes that have previously been released for Office 2007 products.

The company has published a support article detailing the various fixes and improvements contained in the SP2 update. According to the document there are improvements in the following areas, to name but a few:

  • Outlook responsiveness
  • More reliable Outlook calendar updates
  • Search reliability
  • RSS improvements in Outlook
  • Better .pdf/.xps output fidelity
  • Improves the charting mechanism in Excel 2007
  • Provides faster file resaves in PowerPoint 2007
Microsoft has also published a full changes list which details all the updates and fixes for SP2.

The download is available here.

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