Microsoft Office 2013 was released last year to match the performance with Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2. They just updated this version and released Service Pack 1 that can fix issues, improvements in stability, performance, and security.
If you have already installed Windows Office 2013, probably you will notice Service Pack 1 updates in the coming days if automatic Windows updates are enabled on your computer.
Overview of Office 2013 SP1 Improvements:
- Improves compatibility for Windows 8.1 and Internet Explorer 11.
- Better support for modern hardware, such as high-DPI devices and the precision touchpad.
- Provides new apps for Office capabilities and APIs for third-party developers.
- Now you can insert and use content apps in PowerPoint 2013 slides.
- Support for task pane apps in Outlook 2013 to enable third-party developers to extend the compose experience for email messages and calendar items.
- Packed with latest January 2014 updates.
- Fixes Can’t rotate the screen orientation of a video window in a Lync 2013 video conference on a Windows 8.1-based device.
- Fixes The “Program Events” sound setting is reset to the default value after you restart Lync 2013.
- Fixes a pie chart clock icon appears in the “Conversations” tab as a meeting icon in Lync 2013.
How to Use Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1?
If you have Click-to-Run version installed, then you don’t need to download Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 because you’ll be prompted to update automatically to the SP1 version.
You can can use two different methods as mentioned below to update your Office with SP1:
- Go to Microsoft Update and register with update service. Microsoft Update will detect which products that you have installed, and then apply all updates to the products.
- You can use the direct download links to download Microsoft Office 2013 SP1 package and install them on PC.