Release notes for Office 2016 for Mac

Office 2016 for Mac is a version of Office that’s available as a one-time purchase from a retail store or through a volume licensing agreement. It will be supported with security updates and bug fixes, as needed, until October 13, 2020. The minimum supported macOS for Office 2016 for Mac is 10.10 (Yosemite).

Note

  • For security reason, Microsoft has deprecated the use of SHA-1. Learn more
  • For release notes for Office 2016 for Mac releases prior to September 2018, see Release notes for Office for Mac.
  • For release information for Office for Mac, which is the version that comes with Office 365 subscriptions, see the release notes and update history for Office for Mac.
  • Office 2019 for Mac is the most current version that’s available as a one-time purchase. For release information for Office 2019 for Mac, see the release notes and update history for Office for Mac.

Updates for Office 2016 for Mac are available from Microsoft AutoUpdate (MAU). To use Microsoft AutoUpdate, start an Office application, such as Word, and then choose Help > Check for Updates. If you're an admin and want to update the computers in your organization with your existing software deployment tools, you can download and deploy the update packages for each application.

Most current packages for Office 2016 for Mac

The following table lists the most current packages for Office 2016 for Mac and for the individual applications, such as Word and Excel. All packages are 64-bit only. The build date is listed in parentheses, in a YYMMDD format, after the version number. The install package is used if you don't have the application already installed, while the update package is used to update an existing installation.

Application Version Download links SHA256 hashes for install package
Office suite (all applications)
16.16.5 (18120901)
Install package
0EDCD514D578FFF9A998B117B8BCD7E2C34F3111DFBB83842D975CE6D85766DF
Word
16.16.5 (18120901)
Install package

Update package
DFFDE425F9D113D2718C4227E974BFC4FB07D160CAEA611FB6FC18230AB3E2DF
Excel
16.16.5 (18120901)
Install package

Update package
6851775F9B0C3F6D23A182861C63578DFF70167D413A70910D76281317BDAD25
PowerPoint
16.16.5 (18120901)
Install package

Update package
9BE23E5ECD9B0EECB940E36FCF78DB42A958DEC97D897F6890F999426FE754F4
Outlook
16.16.5 (18120901)
Install package

Update package
FB6A29B8EF79B987FA5F0D843F7EA0493554807CA64CAA8E9180BE34A1CF43D5
OneNote
16.16.5 (18120901)
Update package
Not applicable

December 2018 release

Release Date: December 11, 2018

Version 16.16.5 (Build 18120801)

This release provides the following updates.

Application Security updates Download link for update package
Word
Word update package
Excel
CVE-2018-8597: Microsoft Excel Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

CVE-2018-8627: Microsoft Excel Information Disclosure Vulnerability
Excel update package
PowerPoint
CVE-2018-8628: Microsoft PowerPoint Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
PowerPoint update package
Outlook
Outlook update package
OneNote
OneNote update package
Office suite

November 2018 release

Release Date: November 13, 2018

Version 16.16.4 (Build 18111001)

This release provides the following updates.

Application Security updates Download link for update package
Word
Word update package
Excel
CVE-2018-8574: Microsoft Excel Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8577: Microsoft Excel Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Excel update package
PowerPoint
PowerPoint update package
Outlook
Outlook update package
OneNote
OneNote update package
Office suite

October 2018 release

Release Date: October 16, 2018

Version 16.16.3 (Build 18101500)

This release provides the following updates.

Application Security updates Download link for update package
Word
Word update package
Excel
Excel update package
PowerPoint
PowerPoint update package
Outlook
Outlook update package
OneNote
OneNote update package
Office suite
CVE-2018-8432 Microsoft Graphics Components Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

September 2018 release

Release Date: September 11, 2018

Version 16.16.2 (Build 18091001)

This release provides the following updates.

Application Security updates Download link for update package
Word
Word update package
Excel
CVE-2018-8429: Microsoft Excel Information Disclosure Vulnerability
CVE-2018-8331: Microsoft Excel Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Excel update package
PowerPoint
PowerPoint update package
Outlook
Outlook update package
OneNote
OneNote update package
Office suite
CVE-2018-8332: Microsoft Graphics Remote Code Execution Vulnerability