Microsoft has released Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (SP1) today. The update (KB 2817430) is available to download from the Microsoft Download Center as well as from Microsoft Update service. After a 30-day period, SP1 will begin releasing as an automatic update through Microsoft Update service.
Office 2013 SP1. Covers these applications:
- OneDrive for Business (formerly SkyDrive Pro)
What’s new in SP1?
This service pack includes two kinds of fixes:
- Previously unreleased fixes that are included in this service pack. In addition to general product fixes, these fixes include improvements in stability, performance, and security.
- All the monthly security updates that were released through January 2014, and all the Cumulative Updates that were released through December 2013.
SP1 provides fixes to improve general stability, functionality, and security in Office. Among the functionality improvements and changes are the following:
- Compatibility fixes for Windows 8.1 and Internet Explorer 11.
- Better support for modern hardware, such as high DPI devices and the precision touchpad.
- New apps for Office capabilities and APIs for developers.
- Power Map for Excel, a 3D visualization tool for mapping, exploring, and interacting with geographical and temporal data in Excel, is now available to Office 365 ProPlus subscription customers. You can learn more about Power Map general availability on the Power BI Blog.
- Improvements to the Click-to-Run virtualization technology that installs and updates Office 365 desktop applications.
- SkyDrive Pro is now OneDrive for Business.