Microsoft just released the Microsoft Office 2007 Beta 2 Technical Refresh (download here) to the masses. One of the interesting parts Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats, are also updated as B2TR

With this download (available in English, Japanese, French, German and Spanish) you can open, edit, save and create  Microsoft Office 2007 files using Microsoft Office 200, Microsoft Office XP or Microsoft Office 2003.

The following formats are supported:

  • Word - .docx, .docm
  • PowerPoint - .pptx, .pptm, .potm, .ppsx, .ppsm
  • Excel - .xlsb, .xlsx, .xslm, .xltx, .xltm, .xlam

Great, this makes it more easy to deploy Microsoft Office 2007 within an organisation.

Since the native PDF and XPS support is dropped in this release here are the downloads to the separate downloads for these addins