Microsoft Office 4.2 for Macintosh

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Microsoft Office 4.2 for Macintosh
Initial releaseAugust 1994; 26 years ago (August 1994)[1]
Operating systemClassic Mac OS
TypeOffice suite
LicenseCommercial Proprietary software

Microsoft Office 4.2 for Macintosh is a version of Microsoft Office for the classic Mac OS.

The applications in Microsoft Office 4.2 were:

System requirements[edit]

  • A Mac OS-compatible computer equipped with a 68020 or higher processor or a PowerPC processor.
  • System 7 operating system or later.
  • At least 8 MB of physical RAM. [3]
  • Sufficient hard disk space, depending on installation: min. 18 MB to max. 35 MB.
  • An 8-bit color or 4-bit grayscale display with at least 640 × 400 resolution.


  1. ^ Microsoft Debuts Microsoft Office 4.2 for Macintosh and Power Macintosh
  2. ^ "Microsoft Support Lifecycle - Microsoft Office 4.2 for Macintosh". Microsoft. Retrieved May 24, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Microsoft hits Power Mac users with hefty resource demand COMPUTER WORLD, AUGUST 22, 1994