Download Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2)

Finally Microsoft has released the much awaited Service Pack 2 for Office 2007.

This service pack includes two main categories of fixes:

  • Previously unreleased fixes that were made specifically for this service pack.
  • All the public updates, security updates, cumulative updates, and hotfixes that were released through February 2009.

Service pack 2 for Office 2007 is cumulative which means you do not have to install Service Pack 1 before you install Service Pack 2. Service Pack 2 already includes all updates that were included in Service Pack 1.

Following are some important areas of improvements that are included in SP2:

Microsoft Office Access

  • Lets you export reports to Microsoft Office Excel.
  • Fixes issues that occur in the import data wizards, in report printing and previewing, in macros, in Excel integration, and in date filters.

Microsoft Office Excel

  • Improves the charting mechanism in Excel 2007. This includes better parity with Office 2003, improved robustness, and targeted performance improvements.
  • Improves the method by which Excel prints graphical content, especially when it prints to PCL printers.

Microsoft Office Outlook

  • Performance improvements that apply to the Startup, Shutdown, Folder View and Switch
  • Calendar improvements
  • Search reliability
  • Improvements to Really Simple Syndication (RSS)

Microsoft Office PowerPoint

  • Provides faster file resaves.
  • Improves image quality after files are saved in the .jpeg, .png, and .gif formats.
  • Fixes several printer-specific problems.
  • Provides better compatibility with Explorer preview in Windows Vista.

Microsoft Office Word

  • Improves the fidelity of .pdf and .xps output.
  • Improves Outlook performance.

Some other interesting features in SP2:

  • OpenDocument Format (ODF) support
  • Extensible file formats
  • Built-in Save As PDF/XPS support

System Requirements:

  • Windows XP Service Pack 3
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1
  • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008

You can download it using following link:

Download Office 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2)

Changes List

Download Office Language Pack 2007 SP2

PS: Its also available on "Windows Automatic Updates" now.

Also Check:

[Guide] How to Slipstream Service Packs into Microsoft Office Setup?





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