Office 2007 Service Pack 2

Office 2007 SP2 has been released. Download links for SP2

Why should you deploy this service pack as soon as possible?

  • Outlook is much much much faster
    • Startup
      Removes lengthy operations from initial startup.
    • Shutdown
      Makes Outlook exit predictably despite pending activities.
    • Folder View and Switch
      Improves view rendering and folder switching.
  • Office now supports save as ODF, XPS and PDF out of the box, with no other add-ins necessary
  • Better security

There are a wealth of good blog entries that dive deeper into the improvements. Gray Knowlton’s post goes into a lot of interesting detail about some of the under the covers changes and the Office Sustained Engineering team blog is a font of knowledge. 

]Thanks to Alistair Speirs for the update. Alistair is my local font of Office knowledge.