Microsoft wants you to beta test upcoming Office products and services
Ever wanted to test out new features before they launch? If so, today's your lucky day as Microsoft is currently looking for beta testers for the Office family of programs and services.
Beta testers will be able to run pre-released software and provide feedback as well as suggest product improvements. The pre-release software includes the Office suite, which features Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Visio, Access, Publisher and Outlook, in addition to the enterprise focused Exchange, SharePoint and Project server products and cloud services.
You can either register as an individual or get your company signed up for testing the pre-release software.
Interested? Head on over to the link below to register.
- Register for Microsoft's pre-release program
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Harish Jonnalagadda is a Senior Editor overseeing Asia for Android Central, Windows Central's sister site. When not reviewing phones, he's testing PC hardware, including video cards, motherboards, gaming accessories, and keyboards.
Maybe if Bing Mail and Office Outlook can merge or better sync.
If it was the final build, then why did we get two updates? But, you're right about the intention of the program: It is for DEVELOPERS to test their apps, not for consumers (Otherwise it would be called Consumer Preview).
Finally, beta testers don't whine. They report bugs, make suggestions and contribute with telemetric data.
I've beta test 2013, it was fun and even it was beta, it's quite stable on me. :)
That is the reason why I will never adopt the Metro interface (not even on a tablet), they ignored the user far and far too much. I have never installed Window 8/8.1 and I will never do.
I will have a look at Windows 9 when it is released but I will not give any remarks, suggestions, etc during previews or beta tests anymore. B.t.w. I have been an fervent MS fan since the nineties (more than 20 years).
MS ruined my addiction to them completely with Windows 8.