Microsoft Word is the leading word processor in the world, not only for PC user, but for Mac users as well. If you’d like to have Microsoft Word on you Mac, all you need is a copy of Word on disc or a cloud download. Either will work. Today, the trend for most people is to simply purchase the product online, download, and install. Here’s how:


Whether you use a disc or install from a cloud download, the process will be the same. If you don’t already have a Microsoft account, you’ll need to sign into it. If not, you will need to create the account. The account you use is the count associated with the purchase of Microsoft Word.


  1. Download your software

  2. Once the download has completed, open Finder, go to Downloads, and double-click Microsoft Office installer.pkg file

  3. On the first installation screen, select Continue to begin the installation process.

  4. Review the software license agreement, and then click Continue.

  5. Select Agree to agree to the terms of the software license agreement.

  6. Choose how you want to install Office and click Continue.

  7. Review the disk space requirements or change your install location, and then click Install.

Your product will install at this point. You will be notified when the installation of Word is complete. You can open Microsoft Word by clicking on the Microsoft Word icon in your Launch Pad. As you can see, Microsoft Word has been installed on your Mac.