Microsoft Office support for macOS 10.13 High Sierra

Apple announced a major new version of macOS 10.13 High Sierra on June 5th, 2017. While the new operating system is not generally available to all users right away, developers and beta testers may have access to beta seeds. Read more to learn about the supportability of running Office for Mac on 10.13 High Sierra Beta.

Office 2016 for Mac

See "What version of Office am I using?" if you don't know what version you're on.

Version of Office


15.35 and later

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote will install and run on 10.13. During the beta period for macOS 10.13 High Sierra, no formal support is available for this Office configuration, and you may encounter stability issues. Microsoft intends to fully support Office 2016 for Mac on 10.13 High Sierra when Apple declares it generally available (GA) for all users.

If you encounter issues using Office 2016 for Mac on High Sierra Beta, please send us feedback so we can address them. In Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote, you can click on the Send a Smile icon in the top-right of the app. For Outlook, choose Contact Support from the Help menu.

15.34 and earlier

These versions are not supported on 10.13. In some cases, you may not be able to launch the Office apps. For example, users will see the following error message when attempting to launch Outlook 2016 ver. 15.34:

Error: "You can't use this version of the application"

If you installed Outlook 2016 ver. 15.34 or earlier, and are not being offered an update to 15.35 or later, download the latest Office 2016 for Mac Suite Installer here.

Office for Mac 2011

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Lync have not been tested on macOS 10.13 High Sierra, and no formal support for this configuration will be provided.

All applications in the Office for Mac 2011 suite* are reaching end of support on October 10th, 2017. As a reminder, after that date there will be no new security updates, non-security updates, free or paid assisted support options or technical content updates. Refer to the Microsoft Support Lifecycle for more information.

*Note: Lync for Mac 2011 has a limited time of Extended Support for security fixes.

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