How to Download a Free, 30-Day Trial of Office for Mac 2011

If you're a Mac user, it's fair to assume that you may be a little skeptical when it comes to Microsoft products. Microsoft knows this, of course. Which is why the company has decided to offer Mac users a free, one-month trial of the latest version of their popular Office productivity suite, Microsoft Office for Mac 2011. They're betting you'll like it so much you'll buy it. And, if you're already a Office for Mac 2008 user, they may be right!

Think you're tough enough to resist Steve Ballmer's siren song? A step-by-step guide follows below.

You Will Need:

  • An Intel Mac
  • Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later
  • At least 1 GB of RAM
  • At least 2.5 GB of available hard disk space

Step 1 Visit the Mac 2011 Trial download page.

How to Download a Free, 30-Day Trial of Office for Mac 2011

Step 2 Fill out the registration form.

How to Download a Free, 30-Day Trial of Office for Mac 2011

Step 3 Click on the big Download Now button.

How to Download a Free, 30-Day Trial of Office for Mac 2011

Step 4 Save the file to your desktop.

How to Download a Free, 30-Day Trial of Office for Mac 2011

Tips

  • Do not change the file name. The downloaded file will be named X17-15993.dmg.

Step 5 Double-click on the file icon to start the installation.

How to Download a Free, 30-Day Trial of Office for Mac 2011

After the download has completed, double-click on the file icon to start the installation (this may take over 10 minutes depending on your internet connection).

Step 6 Choose the `Try Free for 30 Days' option.

How to Download a Free, 30-Day Trial of Office for Mac 2011

On the first launch of the software, choose the 'Try Free for 30 days' option.

Step 7 Enter the same email address you registered with when prompted.

How to Download a Free, 30-Day Trial of Office for Mac 2011

Step 8 Start your 30-day Office 2011 trial!

How to Download a Free, 30-Day Trial of Office for Mac 2011

Need some help getting oriented? Try our sizable collection of Office for Mac 2011 video lessons.

2 Comments

it aint working , i was stuck at step 2 there is nothing there to register...

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