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Office 2010 Is In Release Candidate Stage

February 3, 2010

Microsoft has provided some testers with a release-candidate version of the upcoming Office 2010 software suite as Microsoft works to make the final version available in June 2010.

According to several media reports, Microsoft has made a release-candidate available to members of the technology adoption program (TAP) and it is one of Microsoft's planned milestones along the Office 2010 development. They also said they do not currently plan on making the release candidate available by any public channels as of now. Currently, a beta version of Office 2010 is and has been available since November and has been downloaded over 2 million times since then.

According to Neowin, Russian site Wzor has published screenshots of build 14.0.4734.1000, which is according to them, an internal RTM escrow build.

Earlier in January, Microsoft announced the Office 2010 SKUs and pricing for each version. The retail sale date for Office 2010 is set for sometime in June 2010, with the RTM final version appear sometime before then.

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